September 6, 2000
Yemen is important to world energy markets because of its oil and natural gas resources as well as its strategic location at the Bab el-Mandab strait linking the Red Sea and the Gulf of Aden, one of t
After Yemen and Saudi Arabia ratified a long-awaited border agreement in June, Sana’a has raised the prospect of offering up lucrative exploration acreage based on new territory it will be receiving.
September 5, 2000
A 100-year old Yemeni woman decided to remarry after her husband divorced her, reported the Yemeni news agency, Saba. The rich lady retaliated agains
The added value contributed by the small industries sector in Yemen grew by 34 percent in 1999, with revenues up to YR 34 billion by the end of the year.
August 31, 2000
Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh has urged four Somali warlords opposed to the new president Abdulkassim Salat Hassan to cooperate with him.
August 30, 2000
When, in the summer of 1984, economically viable quantities of oil were discovered in the Ma'rib region of Yemen, it was believed by many in this country that they were about to lose their status as t
August 28, 2000
The local per capita share of water in Yemen does not exceed 150 cubic meters per annum. This amount is extremely low, compared to an average of 1,250 cubic meters in the Middle East and Africa, and 7
Several Saudi Arabian cities are to begin on a project for the preservation of Yemeni agricultural imports within a few days.
August 27, 2000
Five members of Yemen's main opposition party, the Yemen Socialist Party (YSP), have been arrested in the southern port city of Aden.
August 26, 2000
Thirty Yemeni MPs have submitted a memorandum to Parliament Speaker Abdullah Al-Ahmar expressing their worries about the expenditure of loans worth $6
August 24, 2000
The Yemeni parliament has given preliminary approval to an extension of its own mandate as well as the president's.
August 16, 2000
The Lebanese GSM operator, LibanCell, has dropped plans to establish a mobile phone service in Yemen due to the fact that the company’s partner in Yemen tried to change the terms of the joint-venture
August 12, 2000
Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh will participate in the 3rd Millenium summit to be held in New York next September
August 7, 2000
A Sanaa court has banned a journalist from working for 10 months for libeling a minister by accusing him of corruption.
Yemen’s minister of oil has said that four new oil fields have been added to the country’s 30,000 square km northern region as a result of the recent border treaty between Yemen and Saudi Arabia.