Press Review [Archives:1998/47/Press Review]

November 23 1998

Sanaa, weekly 19/11/98  
(Arab Ba’ath Socialist Party) 
Main Headlines 
– The international arbitration ruling on the Hunaish Archipelago gave the Eritrean fishermen the right to fish 160,000 tons of fish per annum in Hunaish waters, according to Deputy Foreign Minister Abdullah Al-Sa’idy. 
– A group of armed men last Wednesday intercepted the main Sanaa-Amran road seizing at least ten cars, according to eye-witnesses who said that the nearby military checkpoint did not interfere. 
– Numerous foreign fishing boats in Yemeni territorial waters are not presenting a true number of their fishing activities to curtail the payment of official dues, reliable sources said, adding that the matter is done in full harmony with the concerned marine observers and inspectors in Aden. 
– The Yemeni Syndicate of Educational Professions has affirmed its full solidarity with the Iraqi people in face of American arrogance and called on Arab leaders to unite vis-a-vis that threat.