Yemen

November 4, 2000

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Yemen’s Reform Congregation Party rejected Friday the constitutional amendments, which were proposed by President Ali Abdullah Saleh to the parliament

November 2, 2000

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A disgruntled employee in a market in old Sanaa on Thursday tossed a grenade at his boss over unpaid wages, killing himself and another person.

November 1, 2000

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Yemen on Wednesday banned US helicopters from landing in the country or entering its airspace without permission after an unauthorized flight.

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Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh has pointed a finger of blame at Israel's intelligence service Mossad for the October 12 bombing of the USS Cole t

October 31, 2000

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The terrorists who bombed the USS Cole in Yemen, killing 17 US sailors, likely acted without the direct support of any foreign government.

October 30, 2000

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US President Bill Clinton spoke this weekend with Yemeni leader Ali Abdullah Saleh to press for cooperation in the probe into the terrorist attack on

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The Yemenite Planning and Development Ministry has prepared a plan to restore the local tourism sector in order to control the unemployment problem in Yemen, reaching 30 percent.

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A Yemeni government delegation travelled to Athens on Sunday to negotiate with the US firm Delma on the construction of a $500-million power plant, the official news agency SABA reported.

October 29, 2000

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A Yemeni government delegation traveled to Athens on Sunday to negotiate with the US firm Delma on the construction of a 500-million-dollar power plan

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Yemen’s National Congress Ruling party is currently considering the constitutional amendments proposed by president Ali Abdullah Saleh last August.

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The Arab Gulf Program for UN Development Organizations (AGFUND) are in progress of setting up a "bank for the poor" in Yemen, with a capital of $5.5

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The crippled guided missile destroyer USS Cole set out on its long voyage home to the United States on Sunday, pulled out of Aden harbor by four tugs.

October 28, 2000

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A retired US army general and an admiral arrived in Aden on Saturday to look into how the guided missile destroyer USS Cole fell victim to suicide bom

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Top US officials urged Yemen to give its "full cooperation" in the USS Cole attack inquiry, as FBI agents prepared to interview suspects held in Yemen

October 27, 2000

03:00 GMT

US intelligence agents have "hard evidence" that Osama Bin Laden was behind the blast that killed 17 sailors aboard the USS Cole in Yemen.