Yemen

September 23, 2000

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More than 90 people have died in Yemen of Rift Valley Fever, a disease which has also taken lives in neighboring Saudi Arabia.

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Villagers killed two soldiers and wounded three others in southern Yemen when they tried to arrest a former leader of the opposition Yemen Socialist P

September 20, 2000

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Yemeni health authorities have announced that some 77 people have died in Yemen in the last two days from Rift Valley fever.

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The Norwegian Oil Company (DNO), which owns 45 percent of the Block 32 license in Yemen, has reported the start of test-production from oil well number 3 at the Tasour field in Yemen.

September 12, 2000

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The activities of the regional conference on the German development services, organized by the German Development Corporation, kicked off on Monday, w

September 10, 2000

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Yemen's President Ali Abdullah Saleh, 58, has undergone "routine" medical tests in the United States after taking part in the UN millennium summit in

September 9, 2000

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The World Bank has approved a 21.3-million-dollar credit to Yemen to improve irrigation projects in the country.

September 7, 2000

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A truck has crashed into a minibus in southern Yemen killing 14 people, including three children.

September 6, 2000

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The Yemeni coffee output grew steadily during the 1990s, as a result of the implementation of developed local irrigation methods and technologies including the building of dams and water barriers.

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NATURAL GAS: With natural gas reserves of 16.9 trillion cubic feet (Tcf), Yemen has considerable potential as a natural gas producer and exporter. The bulk of Yemen's gas reserves are concentrated i

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh has urged four Somali warlords opposed to the new president Abdulkassim Salat Hassan to cooperate with him.