Yemen

May 26, 2001

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<b>Date:</b> May 20 - May 26, 2001 <b>Location:</b> Sana'a Intl. Exhibition Centre, Sana'a, Yemen <b>Specifics:</b> 263 exhibitors have confirmed their participation at the 3rd Yemen Int'l. Trad

May 25, 2001

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Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh on Thursday blasted the armed forces for rampant corruption and said the government was taking steps to restructur

May 23, 2001

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Yemen’s total gross domestic product (GDP) increased 6,5 percent in 2000, reaching 124 million dollars.

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Yemen has abolished the compulsory military service as well as exemption fees.

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A senior official recently stated that Yemen had received $638 million in foreign aid during 2000 mainly in the form of loans or loan guarantees.

May 22, 2001

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Saudi Crown Prince Abdullah bin Abdulaziz held talks on Tuesday with Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh.

May 21, 2001

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Eighty-six Somalis were feared drowned Sunday after the crew of a boat smuggling them into Yemen forced them into the water when the vessel developed

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Algeria’s Chief of the Staff Lt. General Mohammed Al Amari arrived in Sanaa on Sunday for talks with Yemeni officials on bilateral ties.

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Four Yemenis are scheduled to have their hands chopped off for stealing cars.

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Saudi Crown Prince Abdullah bin Abdelaziz will visit Yemen Monday for talks with President Ali Abdullah Saleh and other senior officials on bilateral

May 19, 2001

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Saudi Arabia has announced that it will offer a sum of three million dollars as a financial support to the Government of Yemen.

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It was reported that Yemen has received during the last year a financial assistance worth about $637 million from regional and international donors.

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Thirty people were killed and 50 others injured in a blast that rocked the city of Bayda in the south of Yemen, when a shop selling gunpowder caught f

May 17, 2001

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Qatar's Deputy Prime Minister Sheikh Mohammed Bin Khalifa Al Thani arrived in Sanaa on Wednesday for bilateral talks with Yemeni officials.

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The Yemen Airlines Corporation, Yemenia, recently announced that it will proceed with modernization and renewal plans for its aircraft fleet.