Yemen

March 21, 2001

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Foot and mouth disease is spreading rapidly through herds of livestock in the Gulf, with the latest country to report evidence of the disease being Yemen.

March 20, 2001

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In a step viewed as vital to enhance investment, economic and trade relations, especially after the border treaty was signed in Jeddah in June 2000, t

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Tens of cases of the foot-and-mouth disease were reported in the Yemeni province of Hodeidah late last week.

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A Yemeni Jew, who announced his candidacy in January for the municipal elections, died last week in the Hamam- Damt neighborhood of Al-Dhalih city.

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Yemen and Italy will hold talks Tuesday on ways of expanding bilateral ties in the fields of health and medical treatment.

March 19, 2001

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A Yemeni woman gave birth just after she was shot in the head Sunday in Al-Hinnah village, about 30 kilometers west of the capital Sanaa.

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A notice published by Yemen’s Customs Authority notified all corporations, enterprises, companies and individuals dealing in trade, import and export

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Thuraya Satellite Telecommunications Company continues to advance through African and Middle East marketS. The company has recently signed up Partners company as its mobile service provider in Yemen a

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A recently publicized study raises questions about the ability of Yemen’s food supply system to maintain the country’s growing population over the long term.

March 18, 2001

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Yemen’s Foreign Minister Abdul Kader Ba Jammal arrived in Baghdad carrying a message from President Ali Abdullah Saleh to his Iraqi counterpart Saddam

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Yemen and Oman seek further cooperation in the fields of culture and tourism.

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The Yemen administration for cultivation has set aside some 7000 Feddans of land for the cultivation of cotton crops. The produce will serve the raw material requirements of textile factories in Sana'

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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.