Yemen

July 27, 2001

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Gunmen kidnapped a German diplomat in the Yemeni capital on Friday.

July 26, 2001

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Yemen's government on Thursday hiked the price of diesel fuel by 70 percent to an all-time high of 17 rials (10 cents) a liter to reap extra revenues

July 22, 2001

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Four Yemenis were convicted Sunday of bombing the British embassy in Sanaa last year and sentenced to between four and 15 years in prison.

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A delegation from the World Bank (WB) arrived Saturday in Sanaa for talks with Yemeni officials on the pace of implementing WB-funded projects.

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Qatari and Yemeni leaders discussed in a telephone conversation on Saturday bilateral issues as well as the latest developments in the Middle East.

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Yemen will boycott the World Trade Organization (WTO) conference in Doha in November if Israel takes part as planned, an official Yemeni newspaper said Thursday, July 19. "Yemen will boycott the WTO m

July 21, 2001

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The British-born Yemeni filmmaker Bader Ben Al Hirsi is currently in the pre-production stage of his debut feature film Hadeqet Al Taous (Peacock Garden)

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The British-born Yemeni filmmaker Bader Ben Al Hirsi is currently in the pre-production stage of his debut feature film Hadeqet Al Taous (Peacock Garden)

July 20, 2001

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Yemen’s parliament recently amended the government’s privatization program, allowing the local public greater purchasing power of privatized enterprises, while limiting the power of large privately-ow

July 17, 2001

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Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh arrived in Berlin on Monday for further medical check-ups, after being hospitalized earlier in the day in Sanaa.

July 16, 2001

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A Yemeni court has delayed until July 22 delivering its verdict in the case of four men accused of an October 2000 attack on the British embassy in th

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Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh's visit to the United States, scheduled for July, has been postponed until this fall.

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The European Commission in Brussels has decided to allocate an additional amount of 1.9 million euros to Yemen for emergency assistance.

July 15, 2001

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A Yemeni official delegation arrived in Riyadh Saturday for negotiations on proposed Saudi funding for projects in Sanaa.

July 14, 2001

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Yemen’s Public Telecommunications Corp. (PTC) has embarked on an “ambitious” project to install one million fixed telephone lines throughout the count