Yemen

January 11, 2004

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Bahrain-based Gulf Finance House has announced plans to build a $600 million desert spa and resort south of the capital, Manama. Architects Edifice and Jean Michelle Ruols Architectes will design the

January 6, 2004

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Yemen's ambassador to Muscat Abdullah al-Radhi met on Monday with Abdulaziz Bin Mohammed, the cultural affairs advisor to the Sultan of Oman. They dis

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Kuwait Airways has announced that they will operate direct flights to Medina during Haj. The Director of Public Relations and Information Adel Boresly announced that the official authorities of Saudi

January 5, 2004

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Secretary General of the Arab League Amr Mousa is expected to pay a three-day visit to Yemen next Thursday to attend a conference on democracy and hum

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Syria opposes any attempt to carve up its neighbour Iraq and in particular to the establishment of an independent Kurdish state, Syrian President Bash

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Yemen’s Ministry of Oil and Minerals has signed an agreement with Yemen Hunt Oil to renew an 18-block oil production concession in the provinces of Marib and Al-Jawf. The agreement was finalized after

January 1, 2004

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Yemen's Minister of Industry and Trade Khaled Rajah Sheikh stated on Wednesday that the ministry was working to implement new steps to create prices b

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Israel has expelled a suspected Islamic Jihad activist from the West Bank to the Gaza Strip on Wednesday, Palestinian security officials said early Th

December 30, 2003

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Yemen's Ministry of Public Health and the Population and Public Works Project signed on Monday a memorandum of understanding on financing health servi

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An Egyptian court sentenced actress Shams to a three-year prison term for drinking and driving, in addition to not having a driver’s license

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The International Bank of Yemen (IBY) has signed a representation agreement with American Express, reported Ath-Thawra. YIB will represent the payment brand in the Arab state as of January 2004.  IBY

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Syrian company SES International has denied allegations that it was involved in illicit arms trade dealings with Iraq. The US-based <i>LA Times</i> accused the firm of signing more than 50 contracts t

December 29, 2003

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Yemen's Telecommunication and Technical Information Minister Abdul-Malek Al-Moalimi held talks on Sunday with the Egyptian ambassador to Sana'a Mohamm

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Algeria’s National Railroad Transportation Company has selected a consortium of French and Algerian companies to expand the Arab state’s rail network, reported <i>APS</i>. The project has a 48-month c

December 28, 2003

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Yemen's President Ali Abdullah Saleh is heading for the Ethiopian capital of Addis Ababa on Sunday to attend the tripartite summit that is scheduled t