26_September [Archives:2007/1042/Press Review]

April 16 2007

April 12
Main Headlines

– Government plans to collect heavy and light arms, shut down arm markets

– New PM: Government concentrates on development and fighting poverty, unemployment and corruption

– Detained terrorist discloses Sa'ada terrorist plans

– International Interpol hunts the terrorist Yahya Al-Houthi

– Saleh to visit Washington in May

The newspaper reported that Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh is due to pay an official visit to Washington on the advent of May along with a high ranking delegation after receiving an invitation from the U.S. Administration. The visit is to last for a couple of days.

The army organ quoted well-informed sources as saying that Saleh is due to be engaged in discussions with his U.S. counterpart George W Bush and senior U.S. government officials. The discussions will include mutual cooperation between both countries and economic, trade, and investment development.