Yemen

November 8, 2000

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Yemeni economists have expressed surprise that, despite the dramatic increase in the price of crude oil, the country’s budget for 2001 is forecast to run a deficit of 14.8 billion Yemenite rials.

November 6, 2000

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Yemen on Monday barred a US military helicopter from landing without permission in the port city of Aden, in the second such incident since the Octobe

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A senior Yemeni official was recently quoted in Al-Hayat newspaper, revealing that the Norwegian Oil Company (D.N.O) will begin producing oil from Section no. 23 in the Yemeni district of Hadramout in

November 5, 2000

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Head of the Politburo of the Palestinian Islamic Resistance Movement (Hamas), Khalid Mishaal and the accompanying delegation left Sana\'a on Sunday af

November 4, 2000

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Saudi billionaire Osama Bin Laden told supporters he was satisfied by the October 12 attack on the US destroyer USS Cole in Yemen, according to a repo

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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.