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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
By Hagadone, Zach It's been a rocky road for Don Gillispie's proposed 1,600- megawatt nuclear plant.
Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/fc5aa1/yemen_oil_and_gas) has announced the addition of the "Yemen Oil and Gas Exploration and Production Industry Investment Opportunities, Analysis and Forecasts to 2012" report to their offering.
Text of report in English by Yemeni news agency Saba website SANA'A, July 01 (Saba) -Sana'a International Airport seized Sunday evening [29 June] 715,000 capsules of drugs which have been hidden inside water heaters of a Syrian trader, 26sept reported Monday.
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...
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...
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,...
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...
- A young chicken: also used as a pet name for children.