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2011-05-27 00:00:28

As the conflicts in both Libya and Yemen escalate, Americans are feeling an increased amount of financial pressure at the gas pump. For those professionals that must commute to and from work, in addition to traveling to appointments throughout the day, gas prices have become a constant challenge and financial drain. Digital Wave Profit Formula, a groundbreaking online business company, has provided its professionals with a way to avoid the ever-increasing gas prices altogether while promoting...

2011-05-10 13:36:09

Despite contrary belief, reducing unemployment in locations with active insurgencies does not decrease the rate of insurgent attacks against government and allied forces. Additionally, it was found that unemployment in these same locations also had no impact in reducing the deaths of civilians. A new study released in the recent issue of the Journal of Conflict Resolution (published by SAGE) found that there is no correlation that aiding countries with high rates of unemployed young men leads...

2011-05-06 10:00:00

COPENHAGEN, Denmark, May 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- While political leaders advocate democracy for countries such as Yemen, business leaders are forced to wait for failed states to become their next 'emerging markets'. That changes now, according to PROTORE (http://www.protore.net), which opens new markets for business while actively supporting freedoms and democracy. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20110506/453960 ) PROTORE emerges from its pilot phase today as a...

2010-12-04 12:00:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 4, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- See video from International Institute for Strategic Studies at: http://www.thenewsmarket.com/Releases/StoryDetailPage.aspx?GUID=354caafb-8378-4a1e-a1d2-2ca983150534 Foreign Affairs Ministers of Yemen and Italy talk about 'Regional Conflicts and Outside Powers' at the 7th IISS Regional Security Summit: The Manama Dialogue. Available video includes soundbites of Dr Abu Bakr Al Qirbi, Yemen's Foreign Affairs Minister and Franco Frattini, Italian...

2010-11-03 12:46:00

TSA Also Signs International Aviation Security Agreement with Germany WASHINGTON, Nov. 3, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Transportation Security Administration (TSA) Administrator John S. Pistole today visited Yemen to meet with government officials including Deputy Prime Minister Rashad al-Alimi, officials from the Directorate General of Civil Aviation and the Ministry of Interior as well as the U.S. Ambassador. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090401/TSALOGO) (Logo:...

2010-11-02 05:00:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 2, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- It's a country that seems at once to be on the brink of collapse, the future microcosm of Al Qaeda terror, and possibly America's next Afghanistan. The stakes are high and the future is unclear for Oxford's 2010 Place of the Year, Yemen. In fact, as this very announcement was prepared, cargo bombs originating in Yemen that were addressed to U.S. synagogues further enhanced Yemen's status as a new home base for global terror. And according...

2010-03-30 08:00:00

BALTIMORE, March 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- View Systems, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: VSYM), a security and teledata solutions provider, announced today that the company's leading authorized international dealer and business partner, Belcom, is in negotiations with Dr. Naseeb Qirbi to launch a marketing initiative that would call for the delivery of approximately 100 plus ViewScan systems by the 2010 year end. The government of Yemen is seeking to secure the premises of each of their...

2010-03-11 09:36:00

JOHANNESBURG, March 11, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Highlights - Group subscribers up 28% to 116,0 million - Revenue up 9,2% to R111,9 billion - EBITDA up 6,7% to R46,1 billion - Adjusted Headline EPS down 16.6% to 754,3 cents - Adjusted Headline EPS, excluding the impact of functional currency losses, up 8,5% to 878,9 cents - Dividend per share of 192 cents Overview MTN Group revenues increased by 9,2% to R111,9 billion and earnings...

2010-02-03 17:03:00

BPC Releases Paper on Yemen's Security Risks during Panel Discussion on Fragile States WASHINGTON, Feb. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today the Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC) called on the U.S. government to look beyond its counterterrorism support for Yemen and adopt a holistic approach to the fragile country. Since at least the 1990s, multiple terrorist actions against U.S. interests have emanated from Yemen. The latest was an attempted attack on a U.S. jetliner on Christmas Day 2009. In...

2009-10-26 08:00:00

LONDON, October 26 /PRNewswire/ -- - Lack of Freedoms Strongly Limit Prosperity in Other Arab States; Egypt, Iran and Yemen Amongst the Worst The third edition of the Legatum Prosperity Index, published today, ranks 104 countries (covering 90% of the world's population), based on a definition of prosperity that combines economic growth together with measures of happiness and quality of life. At 47th, the UAE is the only Arab nation ranked in the top 50 for the second year...


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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omadhaun
  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.