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May 23, 1990 | From Times Wire Services
Two countries on the Arabian Peninsula, Yemen and South Yemen, joined Tuesday to become one nation, the Republic of Yemen, an impoverished land sitting on newly discovered oil reserves. Gen. Ali Abdullah Saleh, the president of the unified state, raised the new country's red, white and black flag at noon atop the Presidential Council building at port side. The republic is poor but has recently located oil reserves unofficially put at 2 billion barrels.
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April 9, 2002 | From Associated Press
The United States and Yemen have reached a deal to allow U.S. warships to resume refueling in the Yemeni port where the destroyer Cole was attacked nearly 18 months ago, officials from both countries said Monday. Under the accord, officials said, U.S. Marines will participate in security at the port of Aden, where 17 American sailors were killed and 37 hurt when a small boat, laden with explosives, was detonated beside the Cole in October 2000. However, both Defense Secretary Donald H.
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December 11, 1987 | From Reuters
President Ali Abdullah Saleh pledged his commitment to democracy Thursday and said he was encouraged by signs of warmer relations with the United States. "Of late there have been very positive signs," he told foreign correspondents.
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March 15, 2002 | JAMES GERSTENZANG, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Making perhaps the most sensitive stop of his Middle East tour, Vice President Dick Cheney on Thursday courted a Yemeni government anxious about taking up a role in the war on terrorism. Meanwhile, new details emerged about U.S. military assistance to the Arabian Peninsula state. The vice president spent less than two hours in Yemen's capital, Sana, talking with President Ali Abdullah Saleh before leaving for Salalah, Oman. Cheney flew on a U.S.
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November 28, 1988
An apparent assassination attempt was made on the life of the leading opponent of a Middle Eastern nation's government, authorities said. About 10 shots were fired from a passing car at a group of people entering a restaurant in Dearborn, Mich., including Yemeni opposition leader Ibrahim Alwazir, said Hani Issac, a spokesman for Alwazir. Yemen, a nation of about 5.9 million in the southern Arabian peninsula, is a U.S. ally. Its southern neighbor, South Yemen, has a pro-Soviet government.
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April 9, 2002 | From Associated Press
The United States and Yemen have reached a deal to allow U.S. warships to resume refueling in the Yemeni port where the destroyer Cole was attacked nearly 18 months ago, officials from both countries said Monday. Under the accord, officials said, U.S. Marines will participate in security at the port of Aden, where 17 American sailors were killed and 37 hurt when a small boat, laden with explosives, was detonated beside the Cole in October 2000. However, both Defense Secretary Donald H.
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March 15, 2002 | JAMES GERSTENZANG, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Making perhaps the most sensitive stop of his Middle East tour, Vice President Dick Cheney on Thursday courted a Yemeni government anxious about taking up a role in the war on terrorism. Meanwhile, new details emerged about U.S. military assistance to the Arabian Peninsula state. The vice president spent less than two hours in Yemen's capital, Sana, talking with President Ali Abdullah Saleh before leaving for Salalah, Oman. Cheney flew on a U.S.
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November 23, 1990 | ROBERT C. TOTH, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Secretary of State James A. Baker III, in his quest for a new U.N. resolution authorizing the use of force against Iraq, failed to win the support of Yemen, the only Arab nation presently on the U.N. Security Council, during a five-hour visit here Thursday. "We knew it was going to be a very tough nut," a senior U.S. official said later. "But Secretary Baker is not at all disappointed or discouraged by the visit. They (the Yemenis) did not say no."
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November 23, 1990 | ROBERT C. TOTH, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Secretary of State James A. Baker III, in his quest for a new U.N. resolution authorizing the use of force against Iraq, failed to win the support of Yemen, the only Arab nation presently on the U.N. Security Council, during a five-hour visit here Thursday. "We knew it was going to be a very tough nut," a senior U.S. official said later. "But Secretary Baker is not at all disappointed or discouraged by the visit. They (the Yemenis) did not say no."
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May 23, 1990 | From Times Wire Services
Two countries on the Arabian Peninsula, Yemen and South Yemen, joined Tuesday to become one nation, the Republic of Yemen, an impoverished land sitting on newly discovered oil reserves. Gen. Ali Abdullah Saleh, the president of the unified state, raised the new country's red, white and black flag at noon atop the Presidential Council building at port side. The republic is poor but has recently located oil reserves unofficially put at 2 billion barrels.
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November 28, 1988
An apparent assassination attempt was made on the life of the leading opponent of a Middle Eastern nation's government, authorities said. About 10 shots were fired from a passing car at a group of people entering a restaurant in Dearborn, Mich., including Yemeni opposition leader Ibrahim Alwazir, said Hani Issac, a spokesman for Alwazir. Yemen, a nation of about 5.9 million in the southern Arabian peninsula, is a U.S. ally. Its southern neighbor, South Yemen, has a pro-Soviet government.
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December 11, 1987 | From Reuters
President Ali Abdullah Saleh pledged his commitment to democracy Thursday and said he was encouraged by signs of warmer relations with the United States. "Of late there have been very positive signs," he told foreign correspondents.
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