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October 3, 1990 | KIM MURPHY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In the ancient port city of Jidda, which for centuries has served as a gateway to the Muslim holy city of Mecca, there is a quarter of brightly lighted shops and run-down auto repair garages, a place where the staid white robes of traditional Saudi dress disappear among the colorful draped skirts and rakish grins of the Yemenis. It is a place, in a country known for good manners and temperate behavior, to which foreigners are advised not to go.
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October 29, 1990 | DAVID LAMB, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Almost unnoticed by the world last May, the two Yemens ended a generation of ideological and military warfare and merged into a single country that became a significant new power on the Arabian Peninsula.
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October 29, 1990 | DAVID LAMB, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Almost unnoticed by the world last May, the two Yemens ended a generation of ideological and military warfare and merged into a single country that became a significant new power on the Arabian Peninsula.
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October 3, 1990 | KIM MURPHY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In the ancient port city of Jidda, which for centuries has served as a gateway to the Muslim holy city of Mecca, there is a quarter of brightly lighted shops and run-down auto repair garages, a place where the staid white robes of traditional Saudi dress disappear among the colorful draped skirts and rakish grins of the Yemenis. It is a place, in a country known for good manners and temperate behavior, to which foreigners are advised not to go.
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September 24, 1990 | NICK B. WILLIAMS Jr., TIMES STAFF WRITER
Lowering the threshold of war, Iraqi President Saddam Hussein declared Sunday that he will strike Israel and the Persian Gulf oil fields if the American-led blockade begins to strangle Iraq. "Oil, the region and Israel will be the victims of the resulting deluge," the defiant Iraqi leader declared. "It is those who create this deluge who will be strangled. The oil lands in Saudi Arabia and other countries will be unable to meet the requirements of the occupation forces (U.S.
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May 25, 1990 | KIM MURPHY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
With the hoisting of a common red-white-and-black flag over two former capitals this week, the reunification of the Republic of Yemen closed the book on Marxism in the Middle East and signaled the emergence of a potentially important new political power on the Arabian peninsula. Separately, Western-oriented Yemen and its Marxist neighbor, South Yemen, were two of the poorest nations in the world, deeply divided by politics, religion and historic tribal disputes.
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September 23, 1990 | KIM MURPHY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The government here has ordered Iraq, Jordan and Yemen to sharply reduce their embassy staffs in Saudi Arabia, a move that follows a halt in Saudi oil deliveries to Jordan and new restrictions on Yemeni workers in the kingdom. The actions quickly raised the pressure against nations thought to be aiding Iraq and marked a new move by Saudi Arabia to utilize its massive economic muscle to control the outcome of the Persian Gulf crisis.
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September 24, 1990 | NICK B. WILLIAMS Jr., TIMES STAFF WRITER
Lowering the threshold of war, Iraqi President Saddam Hussein declared Sunday that he will strike Israel and the Persian Gulf oil fields if the American-led blockade begins to strangle Iraq. "Oil, the region and Israel will be the victims of the resulting deluge," the defiant Iraqi leader declared. "It is those who create this deluge who will be strangled. The oil lands in Saudi Arabia and other countries will be unable to meet the requirements of the occupation forces (U.S.
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September 23, 1990 | KIM MURPHY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The government here has ordered Iraq, Jordan and Yemen to sharply reduce their embassy staffs in Saudi Arabia, a move that follows a halt in Saudi oil deliveries to Jordan and new restrictions on Yemeni workers in the kingdom. The actions quickly raised the pressure against nations thought to be aiding Iraq and marked a new move by Saudi Arabia to utilize its massive economic muscle to control the outcome of the Persian Gulf crisis.
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May 25, 1990 | KIM MURPHY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
With the hoisting of a common red-white-and-black flag over two former capitals this week, the reunification of the Republic of Yemen closed the book on Marxism in the Middle East and signaled the emergence of a potentially important new political power on the Arabian peninsula. Separately, Western-oriented Yemen and its Marxist neighbor, South Yemen, were two of the poorest nations in the world, deeply divided by politics, religion and historic tribal disputes.
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