AL-SAHWA: Sanaa (Weekly) 16-10-97. [Archives:1997/42/Press Review]

October 20 1997

[Yemeni Congregation for Reform (Islah)]
News Review: 1) Hand grenade thrown at Islah offices in Radaa – no loss of life and little damage to property. 2) Religious scholar Al-Deilami: “Lottery tickets are Haram – prohibited by Islam.” 3) Influential figures usurp land belonging to Sanaa University – bulldozers guarded by armed men were used to level the ground. 4) Tribesmen in Qaita’a, Lahaj agree to solve a blood revenge case by peaceful means. 5) Amid allegations of illegality and favoritism, a parliamentary committee investigates admittance into Military and Police academies. 6) School principal assaulted and his driver killed in armed attack in Taiz – same principal was assaulted by students during morning assembly the day before. 7) Employees at External Trade Establishment demand inquiry into allegations of Sanaa allocation of flour being sold on black market.