Yemen

June 20, 2001

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A Sudanese national convicted of serial killing was executed in a public square in Sanaa Wednesday.

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Energy majors from Austria, Canada and Spain have signed a joint memorandum of understanding with Yemen for oil exploration and expect to seal a contract early next month, an official from the Austria

June 19, 2001

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Saudi Defense Minister Prince Sultan bin Abdelaziz will begin a three-day visit to Yemen on Wednesday, heading his country's delegation to the Saudi-Y

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Prime Minister of the Republic of Comoros Hamadah Mad arrived in Sanaa on Monday for talks with Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh.

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Yemeni authorities have arrested nine people for allegedly plotting an attack against American investigators who were probing the USS Cole blast late

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The Yemeni parliament decided Monday, June 18, to make a two million dollar gift to the Palestinians to support the intifada, coinciding with the visit to Sanaa of the leader of the Palestinian parlia

June 18, 2001

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The Austrian oil group OMV is engaged in talks with Yemen and Qatar in an attempt to clinch oil and gas projects, company CEO Richard Schenz said Sunday, June 17.  "Negotiations began recently. We are

June 17, 2001

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Paris Club creditors said on Friday, June 15, they had agreed to a restructuring of about $420 million (€494 million) of Yemen's public external debt and cancel obligations of about $25 million.  "Giv

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Paris Club creditors said on Friday they had agreed to a restructuring of about $420 million (494 million euros) of Yemen's public external debt and cancel obligations of about $25 million.  "Given th

June 15, 2001

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Paris Club creditors said on Friday they had agreed to a restructuring of about 420 million dollars (494 million euros) of Yemen's public external deb

June 14, 2001

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A German man who was kidnapped by tribesmen in Yemen on May 26 was freed "safe and sound" on Wednesday.

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Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Al-Saleh recently appointed Abdul-Aziz Nasser Al-Kamim as the new Chief Executive of the Public Investment Authority, reports <I>Al-Hayat</I> daily.

June 13, 2001

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Lighting has killed thirteen people in the northern part of Yemen over the last several days.

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An elderly Yemeni passenger died of an apparent heart attack shortly after arriving at Dubai International Airport on Tuesday.

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The 13th annual meeting of the Yemeni-Saudi Coordination Council is scheduled to be held in Sanaa, June 20. On the agenda are ways of settling the $231-million Yemeni debt to Saudi Arabia.