AL-TAREEQ: Aden (Fortnightly) 18-11-97 (Independent) [Archives:1997/47/Press Review]

November 24 1997

News Review: 1- Secretary-General of Nasserite Reformist Party escaped a kidnap attempt during an arranged meeting with party’s renegade member in Jawf. 2- For the 1st time, a powerful car bomb went off outside state-owned Economic Establishment in Aden – property damage but no casualties. 3- Committee for Defending Hadhramaut emphasizes peaceful means to achieve its goals. 4- League of the Sons of Yemen’s Secretary-General was detained while inquiring about his car that was seized by traffic police. 5- Three British MPs expressed concern for worsening human rights situation in Yemen. 6- State-owned National Shipyard Company has successfully repaired 68 ships in 1996 and 43 during up to September, 1997.