Yemen

March 18, 2001

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A report issued by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) expressed concern over Yemen's increasing inflation rate, which rose from five percent in 1997 to more than 11 percent in 2000.

March 14, 2001

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Two armored vehicles loaded with arms collided Tuesday, killing seven Yemeni border guards close to the frontier with Oman.

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The Ukrnafta joint stock oil-extracting company intends to start drilling for oil in Yemen and Libya.

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Pertacal Energy has plugged and suspended the Daw'an 2 well on Yemen's Block R-2 following disappointing drilling results. Gallo Oil is well operator.

March 12, 2001

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Regional representative of the World Health Organization (WHO) arrived Monday in Sanaa to supervise the extensive vaccine program.

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The Yemeni General Investment Board has prepared a book which includes an analysis of 34 investment opportunities in Yemen, while aiming at investment propagation in the agriculture and service sector

March 11, 2001

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A new British ambassador has been appointed in Yemen.

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The Yemeni General Investment Board has prepared a book which includes analysis of 34 investment opportunities in Yemen.

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The International Monetary Fund on Thursday, March 8, urged Yemen to press ahead with privatization and reforms to its tax and bank supervision systems in order to lessen dependence on oil and improve

March 10, 2001

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The case of Iraqi Zainab Saud Aziz, murdered in Yemen over 15 months ago by serial killer Mohammed Adam, may have international repercussions.

March 8, 2001

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For the fiscal year 2001, a yemeni presidential law has estimated state general balance-sheet as YR 487,843,228,000, (1YR = $0.00645494) estimating ex

March 6, 2001

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Personal weaponry remains a popular accessory in Yemen, where men frequently walk about with curved <I>Jambya</I> daggers strung to their waists and rifles slung over their shoulders.

March 5, 2001

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On paper Yemen’s economic prospects appear reasonable indeed, but much depends upon how the country is viewed in the boardrooms of companies in the developed world. This makes political reform all the

March 4, 2001

02:00 GMT

The General Investment Board in Aden has ratified five investment projects for the last couple of months at a total cot of YR 28 millions ($180.700)

March 3, 2001

02:00 GMT

The lack of Yemeni actresses may delay plans by an English film-maker of Yemeni origin, according to a report by Yemen Times. Badr Ben Hirsi is trying to shoot films about his native country in a bid