December 12, 2012

Khadija Al Salami on the left (courtesy of
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Showing her movie at the Dubai International Film Festival, director, Khadija Al Salami's life off-screen is almost as interesting as her shots on-screen.

December 5, 2012

Throughout the Arab Spring, people demanded the end to corruption, but a new report shows much more needs to be done
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As results in the Corruptions Perceptions Index break, the Arab Springers and the region measures its great expectations against its poor results. Qatar’s corruption rating glows against other Arab members states – but it is the best of a bunch of bad eggs.

Plenty of rials to go around after Iraq gifts Yemen $5 million
07:45 GMT

Iraq is to give a $5 million aid to support the development process in Yemen, Iraqi ambassador to Yemen said Tuesday.

November 28, 2012

Sanaa, Yemen (courtesy of
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According to Al Arabiya TV, the Saudi, alongside his bodyguard, was killed in Sanaa today.

November 26, 2012

The Netherlands and UNICEF are giving Yemen financial assistance to  improve water systems
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The Government of the Netherlands and UNICEF sealed on Sunday at a signing ceremony in Sana’a the donation of US$ 5.7 million in support of the ‘Extension of Water and Sanitation Services in Rural Communities’ in Yemen.

November 25, 2012

The World Bank is to offer financial and technical assistance to Yemen
06:40 GMT

The World Bank has approved US$90 million to fund various projects in Yemen, after successful talks in Cairo. The money will also come with technical assistance and the provision of "institutional support".

November 12, 2012

Yemen and the UK have held talks on the future of the Aden refinery
08:07 GMT

Yemen's Aden Refinery Company and the UKs Department for International Development (DFID) have held meetings to discuss the redevelopment of Aden refinery in the coming months.

November 4, 2012

Promise: to reverse or withdraw the 'invasion' of Iraq - check. New to office Obama vowed to draw out US presence in Iraq: In August, 2010, he announced that the US combat mission in Iraq was over. He withdrew troops December 2011- leaving the country in a sectarian mess. A promise kept, but a mission that left a lot to be desired nonetheless.
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Just hours ahead of the polls, we take a look at Obama's Middle East tab of debts - promises undelivered or broken. Did he manage to undo Bush's unpopular Middle East legacy, and will an empowered region post Arab Spring expect more from the next president who they will hold to account?

October 23, 2012

A Land Without Jasmine.
12:25 GMT

Like the Brothers Grimm before him, Adhal looks to fantasy to criticize the reality of his country.

October 21, 2012

Non-Yemeni firms are becoming the driving force in the oil industry
10:15 GMT

Yemen has recently received a number of requests from Arab and foreign companies to invest in oil sector, Oil and Minerals Minister said on Saturday.

October 14, 2012

Yemen to get support from the World Bank at the local and central government levels
12:52 GMT

The World Bank has offered technical and advisory support at both the local and central government levels, it has been announced.

October 11, 2012

Yemen is send a delegation to the IMF/World Bank annual meeting being held this weekend
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Yemen is to send a delegation to the annual IMF/World Bank meeting being held in Tokyo, Japan, this weekend.

12:21 GMT

According to "Al Arabiya" TV, gunmen shot dead the US embassy security coordinator.

October 3, 2012

Counterfeiting crisis at Yemen's ports
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A studies and economic media center has revealed that 90% of the customs fees at Yemen's ports have been lost because traders and customs officials forge purchase and sale bills of imported products.

Yemen planes a multi-million dollar upgrade of transport infrastructure
08:23 GMT

Yemen has announced a $500 million plan to upgrade the Port of Aden, as Turkish Airlines launches new routes.