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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.

2009-07-31 08:01:21

-Scientists are racing to arm Afghanistan against a new invader-a deadly, airborne wheat rust disease that threatens wheat production and food security in this war-torn nation and the region that stretches east across neighboring Pakistan and into India.

2009-07-20 13:21:19

Yemen plans to replace an oil refinery in Aden to cope with rising oil demand and to develop chemical products made from petroleum, the government said Monday. The existing refinery, in the port city whose ancient, natural harbor lies in the crater of an extinct volcano, is too old and small to respond adequately to demand, the official Yemeni government news agency Saba quoted the government as saying. The economic committee of the Majlis al Shura, or consultative council, is studying the...

2009-04-07 19:08:00

WASHINGTON, April 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Latin Node Inc. (Latinode), a privately held Florida corporation, pleaded guilty today to violating the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) in connection with improper payments in Honduras and Yemen, Acting Assistant Attorney General Rita M.

2008-10-20 12:00:27

Total, an integrated oil and gas company, has signed an agreement with the Korea National Oil Corporation to farm into the onshore exploration Block 70 in Yemen with an interest of 30.875%. The agreement has been approved by the Yemeni Ministry of Oil and Minerals.

2008-09-28 21:00:18

A disabled smugglers' boat loaded with Somali refugees drifted into Yemeni coastal waters but not before at least 52 people died, U.N. officials said Sunday.

2008-09-18 18:00:21

By Pamela Hess; Matthew Lee WASHINGTON - A sophisticated bombing plot carried out against the U.S. Embassy in Yemen brings increased urgency to fears that Muslim extremists are gathering strength in that nation and could make it a headquarters for terrorism.

2008-09-18 18:00:21

By MARK ELLIS A TERROR assault on an American embassy yesterday left at least 16 dead. Last night the US State Department said the "vicious" attack in the Yemen capital Sanaa bore all the hallmarks of an al-Qaeda operation.

2008-09-18 09:00:14

From wire reports SAN'A, Yemen A well-coordinated attack on the U.S.

2008-09-18 09:10:00

By Paul Schemm and Ahmed al-Haj Associated Press SAN'A, Yemen -- Militants linked to al-Qaida launched a brazen attack against the U.S.


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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Word of the Day
saggar
  • A ceramic container used inside a fuel-fired kiln to protect pots from the flame.
The word 'saggar' may come from 'safeguard'.
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