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2005-12-12 09:50:57

SANAA (Reuters) - A Yemeni court began on Monday the trial of two men accused of trying to assassinate the U.S. ambassador to the Arab country with a hand grenade last year. "Houzam al-Maas and Khalid al-Halilah plotted in 2004 to kill the U.S. ambassador.

2005-10-15 10:51:03

SANAA (Reuters) - Yemen said on Saturday it has asked neighboring Saudi Arabia to extradite Abdullah al-Asnaj, a prominent exiled opposition figure, accusing him of subversive activities. "We have asked the kingdom to hand over Asnaj based on the ...

2005-10-13 09:33:32

SANAA (Reuters) - Yemen is holding two men for allegedly trying to assassinate the U.S. ambassador to the Arab country a year ago, a government-run Web site said on Thursday.

2005-09-27 04:47:36

SANAA (Reuters) - Yemen said on Monday it has urged the United States to remove a prominent Yemeni cleric from a list of terrorism suspects.

2005-09-27 00:43:09

SANAA (Reuters) - Yemen said on Monday it has urged the United States to remove a prominent Yemeni cleric from a list of terrorism suspects.

2005-09-25 06:38:24

SANAA (Reuters) - Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh on Sunday ordered an amnesty for all jailed supporters of a slain Shi'ite rebel cleric who waged an insurgency against the state last year.

2005-08-22 16:02:05

By Charles Aldinger WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Pentagon said on Monday it has released three Guantanamo prisoners to Iran, Yemen and Tajikistan, leaving about 505 jailed at the U.S. military prison for foreign terrorism suspects. Navy Lt. Cmdr.

2005-08-08 04:00:35

SANAA (Reuters) - A Yemeni court on Monday jailed six men for plotting to blow up the British and Italian missions and the French cultural center in Sanaa.

2005-08-07 04:38:08

SANAA (Reuters) - Yemen began the trial on Sunday of four Iraqis charged with plotting to bomb the U.S. and British embassies in the capital Sanaa in 2003. The four defendants, one being tried in absentia, were also charged with spying for the government of ousted Iraqi President Saddam Hussein.

2005-07-31 08:38:42

SANAA (Reuters) - The United States has agreed to hand over to Yemen seven Yemenis detained at the U.S. Guantanamo Bay base, the Arab state's foreign minister said on Sunday.


Latest Yemen Reference Libraries

Jabal al-Tair Island
2014-04-10 11:56:15

Jabal al-Tair Island, known by many other names including Tair Island and Jebel Teir, is a volcanic island that is located in the Red Sea and is under the jurisdiction of Yemen. It reaches an elevation of 801 feet and is about 1.9 miles in length. The island is comprised of Jabal al-Tair, a stratovolcano that was considered extinct in 1982, although it erupted in 2007. In 1900, the British Admiralty described the volcano as having a steep, conical shape, making it a good landmark for ships...

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2007-12-21 13:32:44

The Arabian Wolf (Canis lupus arabs), is a mammal of the order Carnivora. It is a subspecies of Gray Wolf which was once found throughout the Arabian Peninsula, but now only lives in small pockets in Southern Israel, Oman, Yemen, Jordan, and Saudi Arabia. Their ears are proportionately larger in relation to body size when compared to other species, an adaptation needed to disperse body heat. This subspecies is unusual, as it is not known to howl. Arabian wolves are unique among gray...

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2007-02-19 03:25:41

The Veiled Chameleon, Chamaeleo calyptratus, is a species of chameleon found in the mountainous regions of Yemen and Saudi Arabia. It is also called the Yemen Chameleon. These are expert tree climbers and tree dwellers. They have feet specially designed to grasp limbs and branches. The male veiled chameleon has a green base color and, depending on mood, this green will range from a bright lime green to a dark olive drab. The green base color is marked with stripes and spots of yellow,...

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2005-06-15 13:34:08

The Veiled Chameleon is a large species of chameleon found in the mountain regions of Yemen and Saudi Arabia. It is also sometimes referred to as the Yemeni Chameleon. The male veiled chameleon has a green base color and, depending on its mood, this green will range from a bright lime green to a drab, dark olive color. The green base color is marked with stripes and spots of yellow, brown, and blue. Non breeding females as well as juvenile chameleons are generally a uniform green color...

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gazingstock
  • A person or thing gazed at with wonder or curiosity, especially of a scornful kind.
The 'stock' of 'gazingstock' comes from an Old English word meaning 'tree trunk' or 'wood'.
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