Academic journal article The Middle East Journal

Chronology: UAE / Western Sahara / Yemen

Academic journal article The Middle East Journal

Chronology: UAE / Western Sahara / Yemen

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ABBREVIATIONS

FBIS, Foreign Broadcast Information Service Daily Report--Middle East & North Africa and South Asia; Western Europe

FT, The Financial Times

JP, The Jerusalem Post

NYT, The New York Times

WP, The Washington Post

WSJ, The Wall Street Journal

UAE

1995

Apr. 18: Police in Abu Dhabi arrested five Pakistanis attempting to smuggle hashish into the country in ketchup bottles.

4/18 FBIS

Jun. 7: In the UAE, Bosnian prime minister Haris Silajdzic met with UAE President Shaykh Zayid bin Sultan al-Nuhayyan to discuss the war in Bosnia-Herzegovina.

6/8 FBIS

Jun. 26: A court sentenced 15-year-old Filipino citizen Sarah Balabagan to seven years' imprisonment and fined her $40,500. Balabagan was convicted of killing her employer, Almas Muhammad Balushi, on 19 July 1994 after he raped her.

7/11 WP

Western Sahara

1995

Jun. 7: The Popular Front for the Liberation of the Saguia al-Hamra and Rio de Oro (POLISARIO) agreed to cooperate with a United nations' (UN) referendum on Western Sahara independence from Morocco.

6/9 FBIS

Yemen

1995

Apr. 29: Security forces reported arresting an unspecified number of Yemeni Opposition Front (MAWJ) supporters suspected of planning "activities detrimental to the country's security and stability. …

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