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2008-07-28 03:00:35

By Hagadone, Zach It's been a rocky road for Don Gillispie's proposed 1,600- megawatt nuclear plant. First announced more than a year ago and sited in Owyhee County, the $4.5 billion Idaho Energy Complex, which would be the state's first commercial reactor, has suffered a barrage of criticism for everything from the planned design of its reactor, to the science behind its safety, to its water use, location and the very necessity of its being built. As several financing deals fell through...

2008-07-08 06:00:32

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. Summary: This profile is the essential source for top-level industry data and information relating to the Exploration & Production industry in Yemen. It provides asset level information relating to the active and...

2008-07-01 12:00:44

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. The media office of interior ministry said that shipment arrived in Sana'a airport on 6th of June, but the trader came last night to get the shipment. The office said that the airport police arrested the trader and the person who...

2008-07-01 06:00:02

By Carol Rosenberg, The Miami Herald Jul. 1--The Pentagon filed death-penalty charges against a Saudi man at Guantanamo on Monday, alleging he engineered the October 2000 suicide bombing of the USS Cole off Aden, Yemen. Seventeen U.S. sailors were killed and 47 other people were wounded in the al Qaeda attack that crippled the $1 billion destroyer four years after it was commissioned at Port Everglades. The 11-page charge sheet sworn out by a Marine major accused Abd al Rahim al...

2008-06-30 18:00:15

MIAMI _ The Pentagon on Monday announced a proposed death penalty prosecution of a Saudi man at Guantanamo, alleging he organized the October 2000 suicide bombing of the USS Cole off Aden, Yemen, that killed 17 American sailors. The 11-page charge sheets, signed by a Marine major, accuse Abd al Rahim al-Nashiri, 43, of conspiracy, murder and other law of war violations. It seeks to try him by military commission at the U.S. Navy base in southeast Cuba and execute him if he is convicted....

2008-06-16 09:01:05

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - June 16, 2008) - TransGlobe Energy Corporation ("TransGlobe" or the "Company") (TSX:TGL) (NASDAQ:TGA) is pleased to provide a mid-quarter production and operations update for the second quarter of 2008. All dollar values are expressed in United States dollars unless otherwise stated. PRODUCTION UPDATE Total Company production averaged 7,260 barrels of oil per day (Bopd) during the month of May. Following the closing of the sale of the Canadian assets on...

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2008-05-27 00:05:00

Scientists claim that the recent discovery of two sets of footprints in Yemen is the first of its kind in the Arabian Peninsula. The rare set of footprints belong to a herd of 11 sauropods as well as a single two-legged plant-eating dinosaur from the ornithopod family that flourished from the Late Triassic Period to the Late Cretaceous Period. Researchers say the 150 million-year-old tracks were overlooked until now because they had been hidden by layers of rubble. The discovery was made by a...

2008-04-08 09:03:51

A Calvalley Petroleum-led consortium, which includes Indian oil and gas firm Reliance and Yemeni-focused Hood Oil, has discovered oil in the Qarn Qayamah-2 well in Yemen's hydrocarbon exploration Block-9, according to a report by The Economic Times. The news source noted that the discovery is deemed considerable and the project partners are in the process of evaluating its commercial potential. The Economic Times reported that Block-9 produces 10,000 barrels of oil per day. Calvalley is...

2006-08-24 17:18:04

By Ellen Wulfhorst NEW YORK (Reuters) - The earnings of Arab and Muslim men working in the United States dropped about 10 percent in the years following the 9/11 attacks, according to a new study. The drop in wages was most dramatic in areas that reported high rates of hate crimes, according to the study due to be published in the Journal of Human Resources. The study measured changes in wages of first- and second-generation immigrants, from countries with predominantly Arab or...

2006-07-26 16:44:15

By Christine Kearney NEW YORK (Reuters) - Authorities in six states on Wednesday arrested 44 suspected members of an international drug ring that smuggled more than 25 tons of the stimulant khat worth more than $10 million from Africa to U.S. cities. The arrests resulted from what authorities called the largest investigation of khat trafficking in U.S. history and coincided with fears the drug was growing in U.S. popularity and becoming a source of funding for Somali warlords. "We...


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
reremouse
  • A bat.
The word 'reremouse' comes from Middle English reremous, from Old English hrēremūs, hrērmūs ("bat"), equivalent to rear (“to move, shake, stir”) +‎ mouse.
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