Middle East Economic Survey


No 29



Government Accuses Rebels Of Kidnapping Yemeni Oil Workers

Yemen has accused Shiʹite rebels of kidnapping five oil workers, Reuters reported on 10 July, adding that the country had foiled an attempt to blow up an oil pipeline in Marib province, which is used to transport oil to ports on the Red Sea. The interior ministry was reported as saying that the Houthis captured five staff from the state oil company in Marib along with their car,...