AL-TAREEQ: Aden weekly, 14-4-98. [Archives:1998/16/Press Review]
(Independent) Main Headline:
1- Clans of Al-Homoom tribe living in Saudi Arabia and the Gulf region called on the President to intervene to swiftly bring to justice the killers of one of their kinsmen and his two cousins.
2- Abyan coastal region lives in a state of terror because of blood feuds among warring tribes.
3- German authorities apprehended two German tourists in possession of pieces of coral reef from Yemen. Two months later, the Yemeni authorities have failed to reply to the German queries as to the circumstances of the smuggling case.
4- Doctors in Aden prepare to go on strike in protest over the arbitrary suspension of the head of the surgery department at Aden Hospital.
AIDS Patients Refuge
A memorandum issued by the Jumhoria Hospital in Aden stated that Al-Besateen (orchards) area has become a hiding place and a refuge for HIV-positive people. Addressed to the security organ in Aden, the memorandum also stated that most of patients come from Somalia, Tanzania, and Kenya.