Yemen

February 22, 2001

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Yemen’s ruling General People's Congress (GPC) and several opposition parties traded accusations Wednesday over Tuesday’s polls in the country’s munic

February 21, 2001

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Mobile phone use in Yemen is set to rise sharply following the launch in mid-February of two networks to rival the state's monopoly wireless operator.

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A majority of Yemenis have voted in favor to extend the mandates of the president and MPs in a referendum. President Ali Abdullah Saleh's ruling Gener

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Five joint cooperation agreements have been concluded between Yemen and the United Arab Emirates concerning economic and trade issues, technology, health, agriculture and labor. These will be added to

February 20, 2001

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Yemenis began voting Tuesday in the first municipal elections since the country was unified in 1990. The electorate will also vote in a referendum to

February 19, 2001

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The first consignment of Iranian made inter-city buses was delivered to Yemeni transportation officials on Sunday

February 14, 2001

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A gunman shot dead four people and wounded seven others in a mosque in south Yemen. Sources said that attack was tied to municipal elections on Februa

February 13, 2001

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Four Yemeni women were arrested last week in Sana’a on charges of abducting girls and forcing them to be sex slaves.

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GSM mobile phone system will be launched in Yemen Wednesday for the first time.

February 10, 2001

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A Yemeni Committee formed by the Company of Condensing and Exporting Gas is currently involved in a study to evaluate the available commercial and fin

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The US investigation officers of the embassy in Sanaa refused to categorize last Tuesday's US embassy car accident as a normal car accident, since the

February 8, 2001

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A Yemeni old woman fainted when she saw for the first time an airplane taking off Thursday at Sana international airport, Yemen's official news agency

February 7, 2001

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Yemen will sign prospecting agreements with foreign oil companies aimed at doubling production to one million barrels per day (bpd) and boosting reserves, Oil Minister Mohammad al-Wajih said Tuesday.

February 3, 2001

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A Yemeni plane hijacker was sentenced to fifteen years in prison on Saturday for diverting a domestic flight with the US ambassador to Sanaa on board.