Yemen

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.

February 1, 2001

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Yemeni officials said that the mastermind behind the deadly suicide bombing of the USS Cole has been identified as Abdul Rahman al-Saafani, a Yemeni w

January 31, 2001

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The total revenue from the Yemeni taxes at the Capital Income Tax Office reached YR.745.308.338.251 during the last fiscal year, showing an increase o

January 30, 2001

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The Yemeni national who hijacked a plane on an internal flight from Sanaa to Taaz last week may face the death penalty if proven guilty by the court j

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Yemen\'s election committee said Monday it has rejected, for religious reasons, the candidacy of a Yemeni Jew in the February 20 municipal elections.

January 29, 2001

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One thousand five hundred and thirty people were killed in Yemen and 10953 injured in 9931 car accidents during 2000,Yemen Times reported. Reports of