Yemen

June 27, 2004

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Six followers of Hussein Badruddin al-Houthi were detained in Saada province Friday evening, a security source said in a statemen, quoted by SABA news

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Prominent Egyptian actor Hussein Fahmi denied recent circulating rumors of an existence of a love affair between him and Lebanese singer Nancy Ajram

June 25, 2004

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"Rebels" in Haydan of Sadah, to the north of Sana'a, have used mortars, landmines and rocket-propelled grenades against the Yemeni army, but the latte

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US President Bush said it was unlikely that NATO statwes would contribute additional troops to Iraq, but he added in an interview aired Friday that he

June 23, 2004

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A Yemeni man was released last Friday after being held for two days by the Aden branch of the Political Security Office. He was arrested on arrival at

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Egypt's Minister of Petroleum Sameh Fahmy said Monday that major international oil companies will explore for oil and gas all over Egypt after 25 oil and gas agreements were concluded from February to

June 22, 2004

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Yemeni forces Tuesday laid siege to hundreds of supporters of a local preacher after overnight fighting left two soldiers dead and five injured near t

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An apartment building collapsed Tuesday in Egypt's southern city of Aswan, killing at least five people and wounding 17, the Interior Ministry said.  

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Aden governor Yahya al-Showaibi welcomed on Monday Saudi investments in Aden city, especially in Aden Free Zone.  In his meeting with board chairman of Bin Laden Group for Investments Amr Bin Laden, h

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Domestic trade contributes 13% to Morocco’s GDP, said Monday, premier Driss Jettou, at the opening of the third national forum of domestic trade.   Jettou stressed that the sector which employs 250,00

June 17, 2004

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The recent decision by UN envoy for the Sahara, James Baker is “neither a good, nor a bad thing”, according to a top Moroccan diplomat.  Mohamed Benno

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The Yemeni government has signed a contract with local and other Arab firms for designing the Ghail Ba-Wazeer dam, projected to be the biggest dam in Yemen.

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Locally-based companies need to be quick to react to new revenue streams from the property boom in the UAE, according to a leading interiors firm.

June 14, 2004

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Yemen's President Ali Abdullah Saleh returned home  on Sunday after his participation in the G-8 summit that  was held in Sea Island, Georgia.  During