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2008-09-17 09:00:07

Text of report by state-owned Yemeni TV on 17 September At 1147 gmt, state-owned Yemen TV ran the following ticker bar informing citizens of what happened earlier in the morning during the attack on the US embassy. "This morning, security forces foiled a double suicide car bombing that targeted the US embassy in San'a. During the hostile operation, six security forces guarding the embassy were martyred and three others were injured. Moreover, four citizens were martyred, including a...

2008-09-15 06:00:28

Text of report by state-run Yemeni news agency Saba website [Unattributed report: "After entering the air space with no permission, a US plane is forced by the Yemeni aviation authorities to land at Sana'a airport"] An international Sana'a Airport source said that the airport's aviation authorities forced a plane registered in the United States to land at the airport yesterday[13 September] evening, because it entered the Yemeni airspace without advance permission. The source, who...

2008-09-08 15:00:50

Text of report in English by state-run Yemeni news agency Saba website SANA'A, Sep. 08 (Saba) -A Chinese delegation headed by chairman of the China Geological Survey (CGS) arrived in Sana'a on Monday [8 September] in a few-day visit. In a statement to Saba, the Chinese official said that the visit aims at boosting cooperation between the two countries, particularly in field of minerals, hoping that the talks with Yemeni officials lead to sign a joint agreement of minerals. The Chinese...

2008-09-01 06:00:30

CZMT (Czech Republic), technological unit exporter, signed a contract worth CEK 17 bil with the company Middle East Development (MED) in Aug 2008. It is a contract on supplies of technological units to the Yemen Arab Republic and Dzibutsko. Czech companies will build cement works, iron works and a power plant in these countries according to the contract. CZMT has already obtained trust of the company MED before thanks to a contract on building of cement works worth EUR 250 mil in the Yemen...

2008-08-31 15:00:43

Excerpt from report in English by state-run Yemeni news agency Saba website Sana'a, 31 August: Headed by Minister of Local Administration Abd al-Qadir Hilal, Minister of Public Health and Population Abd al- Karim Rase and Sa'ada's governor Hasan Man'a, Assessment Committee for Damages in Saada held an extensive meeting on 31 August over performance of the assessment teams for damages. The meeting discussed role of the executive offices and local councils to coordinate with the Sa'ada...

2008-08-28 09:00:44

Text of report by Yemeni Armed Forces newspaper 26 September website on 28 August Police investigations showed precise and important information on Al-Qa'idah network and their terrorist plots. A security source told 26 September Net that a plentiful information have been obtained; of which was a computer that terrorists tried to get rid of it by drowning it in water, nonetheless, the computer was later operated, which helped to take serious tips from that computer. The source further...

2008-08-24 15:00:32

An 8-year-old girl is pleading to a Saudi Arabian court for a divorce from a man in his 50s. The girl was married off to the man without her knowledge, reported the Saudi newspaper al-Watan. The child's father was behind the marriage while her mother is now thought to be pushing for an annulment, the BBC reported Sunday. Child-protection organizations say Saudi children are sometimes given away in return for large dowries, or as a result of beliefs that marriage to cousins or other known...

2008-08-24 15:00:30

Text of report in English by state-run Yemeni news agency Saba website Sana'a, 24 August: Deputy Minister of Oil and Minerals Abd al- Malik Alama said on 24 July that the Yemeni-Ethiopian Joint Technical Committee signed on August 23 in Addis Abba a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the two countries in the fields of oil, gas and energy. Upon arrival from Ethiopia on Sunday, Alama made clear that the MoU includes activating cooperation between Yemen and Ethiopia through Yemen's...

2008-08-07 06:00:02

By Alan Gomez GUANTANAMO BAY, Cuba -- When Salim Hamdan discovered that his employer was responsible for the attack on the USS Cole, which killed 17 U.S. servicemembers in 2000, the Yemeni said he felt no joy. Rather, Hamdan said, he felt betrayed. "It kills you. It's a shock. Someone who you greatly respect, whom you hold in esteem, suddenly turns into someone else," Hamdan said, according to a psychiatrist who interviewed him. Yet after coming to that realization, Hamdan did not...

2008-07-28 03:00:35

By Hagadone, Zach Powered Corporation, the Houston-based energy firm that has partnered with Alternate Energy Holdings, Inc. hopes will provide financing for its proposed $4.5 billion nuclear plant in Elmore County, brings with it a fair amount of baggage. Even a cursory look through documents filed by the company with the Securities and Exchange Commission paints a less-than-rosy picture of Powered's financial stability. Incorporated in 1996, Powered has suffered losses equal to its...


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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ramage
  • Boughs or branches.
  • Warbling of birds in trees.
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