26_September [Archives:2007/1060/Press Review]

June 18 2007

Thursday, June 14
Main Headlines

– Ministry of Youths and Sports

prepares for holding 600 summer

centers in different governorates

– Donors and Gulf funds to meet in

Sana'a on Monday

– Yemeni people eat locusts infesting

their country

– Yemenis and Indians plan to invest

$2 billion in different projects

throughout Yemen

– Attorney-General decides to

establish new prosecutions in Capital


– Penal Prosecution starts investigating

elements of Sana'a terrorist cell

The Specialized Penal Prosecution will start investigating the Sana'a third terrorist cell, composed of 15 suspects including a woman on Saturday, May 16, the Army organ reported on a front page story. It went on to say that the cell is led by the top terrorist Jaafar Mohammed Al-Merhibi, who is aided by another four suspects from Al Al-Kuhlani tribe, of whom one is a physician. The physician has paid several visits to the restive province of Sa'ada to treat the Houthi followers, who were injured in the fighting with the military forces.

According to the newspaper, the suspects confessed that they have been plotting to assault and bomb important economic, military and security installations. Their plots targeted military and civil transportation means, as well as distinguished personalities and senior government officials.