No. 19

12 May 1997

The Political Scene

The Islah party has done much worse than it hopedin Yemen's parliamentary elections. The Americans' latest attempt to resolve the impasse in the peace process did not appear to begoing well.

Islah Loses Out In Yemen

The final results of Yemen's 27 April elections are now in, and they showPresident 'Ali 'Abd Allah Salih's General People's Congress (GPC) as the clear winner with 187 seats inthe 301-member parliament. Some distance behind, independents...