Middle East Economic Survey
Fuel Shortages And Power Outages Hit Yemen As President Hangs On
Yemen faces diesel, gasoline and food shortages, and power black-outs, as President Ali 'Abd Allah Salih stays in office during the current growing unrest (MEES, 2 May). Under its plan for power transfer, the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) wants Mr Salih to leave office within a month, but he still has not signed the deal for that. Meanwhile the economic situation...