Press Review [Archives:1999/17/Press Review]

April 26 1999

Aden 3-weekly, Independent 
22/4/1999.    A: Front-Page Headlines: 
1. Members in the Yemeni parliament are sending a call for accountability to the Government regarding the expenditure of tens of billions of YRs on fake projects. 
2. A team of 3 officers from Scotland yard arrived in Yemen two weeks ago. The team is taking part in the current investigations related to the kidnapping and killing of 3 Britons. It is reported that the team has asked to meet with Abul-Hassan, the gang leader. 
3. Mr. Mohammed N. Al-Sha’ef, an MP and chairman of special committee designed to discuss general elections and referendum draft, affirmed that the presidential elections must be held on time to avoid a constitutional vacuum.