Yemen

July 25, 2004

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The Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) intends to carry out the modernization of the oil refinery of Aden, the Indian daily Business Standard reported. Aden refinery, which produces large quantities of furn

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The United Company for Marketing Jordanian Olive Oil (Motahida) exported on Saturday 20 tons of olive oil, kept in flexi tanks, to the Croatian market, marking the first shipment of its kind.   United

July 22, 2004

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An "accidental" explosion of dynamite in storage killed at least 16 people and levelled a three-story building in a northern Yemeni village early Thur

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Under high level of secrecy, Alam Al-Fan Production Company started filming the new video clip for the Tunisian singer and belly dancer Najla

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A memorandum of understanding was inked on Wednesday between the Yemeni oil ministry and Chinese Sanko oil company.

July 21, 2004

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Yemen's President Ali Abdullah Saleh said on Tuesday that his country cooperates with the international community in fighting terrorism.  "We hold ter

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The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) on Wednesday denied the existence of any evidence that Syria has been developing banned nuclear weapons.

July 19, 2004

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Iranian Minister of Sciences and Research Dr. Jaffar Tawfiqi arrived in Sanaa on Monday on a two-day visit to Yemen.  In a statement to the official Y

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In a decree on Sunday Iran's Foreign Minister Kamal Kharrazi appointed Hamid Reza Asefi as deputy minister for parliamentary and consular affairs with

July 18, 2004

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Yemeni forces have killed over the weekend some 90 armed supporters of an anti-US preacher holding out in a remote mountainous area of the country.

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Dr. Yasser Abdel Qader, head of medical team supervising prominent Egyptian actor Ahmad Zaki's health, denied circulating rumors that the actor has experienced a sudden deterioration to his condition

July 15, 2004

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Yemen's parliament approved on Wednesday a loan agreement worth of $ 30 million to extend telecom-network in various regions. The agreement has been inked between Yemen and South Korean Bank for Expor

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Ras Al Khaimah emirate has awarded Kuwaiti firm KGL a $45 million contract to build, operate and manage the container terminal at Saqr port for 21 years.

July 14, 2004

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A source at the Yemeni Interior Ministry denied on Wednesday reports about the arrest of the alleged "most dangerous kidnapper of children" in Yemen. 

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Iran's President Mohammad Khatami on Wednesday criticized European countries for lack of commitment to the Brussels agreement.