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Blog post / Jun 27, 2017
The Future of Yemen: This New Research Says Tall Trees Contribute to Air Pollution in Cities
Scientists have found a counterintuitive effect of urban vegetation during heat waves: Urban trees can increase air pollution levels and the formation of ground-level ozone.....” - Link to the article.


DUBAI / ACCESSWIRE / June 7, 2017
Haitham Alaini, 3D Printed Homes Could Provide More than Just Affordable Housing
Only days after a Russian mobile 3D printer constructed a 310-square-foot structure with a bathroom, kitchen, and living room/bedroom in only 24 hours at a cost of $10,134,....” - Link to the complete article.


DUBAI, UAE / ACCESSWIRE / May 24, 2017
Haitham Alaini The Future of Yemen: An Emerging Electric Car Battery Could Surpass Oil
An innovative battery that is in the process of being built could change the landscape for electric run cars as well as oil run cars....” - Link to the complete article.


Sana'a, Yemen, 05/2017
A New Purification System Could Give Yemenis Clean Affordable Water
A water purification system that uses nanotechnology to remove bacteria, viruses and other contaminants may be the solution to delivering clean drinking water to rural communities. The best part, it could cost as low as $3 per family...” - Link to the complete article.


Sana'a, Yemen, 10/2013
Griffin organised a conference on FLIR Technologies in Sana'a. The event was an introduction to FLIR integrated surveillance and security systems attended by key decision makers from various sectors. images


Sana'a, Yemen, 08/29/ 2013
Griffin Telecom today announced it has signed a channel partner agreement with Alcatel-Lucent ( Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU ). As a result of this relationship, Griffin Telecom will market, distribute and service Alcatel-Lucent's product line of optics, IP/MPLS, fixed broadband access, and packet microwave.

Libya, 2013
Griffin was awarded a contract by APR for installation, setup and commissioning of two power plants in Libya. The contract includes civil, electro-mechanical and logistical services. The power stations are 100MW and 50MW respectively. Gas turbines, diesel engines, transformers and other equipment will be installed, configured, and commissioned. The two power plants are to be commissioned before July 1st 2013. More Info

Sana'a, Yemen, 2013
Griffin Security integrates a wide range of FLIR technology in thermal imaging solutions providing fully integrated surveillance and security systems. More info

Sana'a, Yemen, 2013
Griffin Ltd. opens an IATA Authorised Training Center (ATC) in Yemen. Authorised training programs include IATA International Travel & Tourism, IATA International Aviation Training, IATA International Cargo Training and IATA Leadership & Management Training Programs. More info

Sana'a, Yemen
Acacia foundation “..We believe that poverty and illiteracy are the worst issues that face our society, therefore we are focused and determined to fight them in their various forms by helping individuals achieve their dreams through educational scholarships.” stated Mr. Haitham Alaini in a recent statement regarding the establishment of the Acacia Foundation. Acacia Foundation is a Yemeni Non-Profit Organization (NPO) that mainly focuses on preservation of local Yemeni heritage, promotion of arts, cultural awareness and education amongst young youth. The board of trustees include Mr. Haitham Alaini.
For more info please visit AcaciaFoundation. You can also see updated news on haithamalaininews

Dubai, UAE, 2013
(more info on Trouvay Cauvin Group )

Sana'a, Yemen, 2012
Griffin Ltd, Griffin Energy signs agency agreement with Trouvay & Cauvin Ltd.

Sana'a, Yemen, 2012
Griffin Energy participates in IT PM & PHR training courses. (details)

Washington DC, USA, 2012
The National U.S.-Arab Chamber of Commerce (NUSACC) hosted a reception for a high-level business delegation from the Republic of Yemen. The visit by a 12-member delegation was organized by the U.S. Embassy in Sana'a, and the delegation is being accompanied by the Honorable Gerald Feierstein, U.S. Ambassador to Yemen. Among the businessmen was Mr. W.Zokari from Griffin Group and other Businessmen from Yemen with the aim to strengthen commercial and economic ties between the two nations.
Read more on | Voice of America |

Sana'a, Yemen, 2012
Griffin Energy is to provide OMV Yemen Block S2 Exploration GmbH, general support services, complete with all associated manpower, tools, equipment, materials and consumables as required.

Sana'a, Yemen, 2012
Griffin Energy has been contracted by TOTAL E&P - Yemen, to provide Engineering, Supply, Procurement and Construction of the New Chemical Products Storage Area in Kharir Block 10, Yemen

Aden, Yemen, 2012
Griffin Ltd. working as subcontractor to APR Energy, has participated in the preparation of sites infrastructure for two seasonal power solutions in Aden, Yemen. Griffin Ltd. has successfully completed all logistics services, civil works and electro-mechanical installations in both Shehnaz and Hujjaf.
Griffin Ltd. is also subcontracted to provide operational and security staff at the two sites.
Project Details

Griffin Energy Awarded Project: OMV Central Processing Facility Project at Al Uqlah, Shabwa Governorate. Client / Main Contractor: Kentz Overseas Limited, Doha (KOL) Owner: OMV Exploration GmbH (Yemen, Block S2) Project Status: Civil Construction works in Progress and expected to be completed by mid year of 2012.

Griffin Energy
Griffin Energy executes Civil, Mechanical and Engineering work at TOTAL Kharir project site. Other construction work ( images )

Griffin Group and Murjan Travel continued support for the " Foundation for the Protection of the Arabian Leopard in Yemen" ( Website ) Additional details can also be seen at

Dubai, UAE, 2011
Murjan Travel & FCm Travel Solutions are servicing their newest client Griffith Laboratories from Dubai. Griffith Laboratories, established in 1919, a global manufacturer of food ingredients.

Sana'a - Aden, Yemen, 2011
Griffin Medical has been awarded new contracts, updated and installed new equipment in several hospitals in Sana'a and Aden; UST, Med Lab, SGH, Kuwait Hospital, 48 Hospital, and Central Lab in both Sana'a and Aden. Installed equipment ranges from AxSym & Cell Dyn 3700 to AxSym i2000. (images)

Sana'a, Yemen
Griffin International has been awarded a support contract to maintain the "Border and Travelers Monitoring and Management system" in Yemen, Kenya and other neighboring countries.

Sana'a, Yemen, 2011
Murjan Travel, Emirates Airlines and Qatar Airways have extended their cooperation with Murjan Travel & FCm Travel Solutions, extending the existing preferential rates to be applicable out of Dubai as well.

Sana'a, Yemen
Griffin International was awarded three large contract in Yemen and Iraq, deployment and support of new information systems. a. Design, print and supply the new Yemeni passport books. b. Design, print and supply the new Iraqi "A" passport books. c. Design, develop, supply, deploy and support the new Iraqi passport Information System. More info

May 11th, 2010, Sana'a, Yemen
Griffin International is now a Cisco Registered Partner. This partnership increases Griffin International's spectrum and possibilities providing access to a wide range of Cisco's solutions and support services.

March 25th, 2010
Murjan Travel, in partnership with FCm Travel Solutions, achieved first place in the 'Dialing for Euros exercise' that was introduced in Berlin's sales conference. This exercise helps fine tune Murjan's global sales approach.

February 2010, Chennai, India
Griffin Education started training solutions to global technology companies Trimble and Fidelity. Griffin Education provides educational training in the fields of hardware, networks, software products, multimedia and animation.

February, 2010, Sana'a, Yemen
Griffin Diagnostics signed five contracts to provide machines to Yemen German Hospital and Al-Moshiki Hospital in Sana'a, Al-Safwa Hospital and Health Lab in Taiz, and the Central Lab in Sayon.

February 17th 2010 Sana'a, Yemen
Murjan Travel to participate in June and October 2010 in major tenders for Travel Agencies with the UNDP and OMV.
February 10th 2010 Sana'a, Yemen
Murjan Travel has been approved a new advantage special corporate rate offer at Movenpick Hotel Sana'a.

February, 2010 Central Lab, Sana'a
Griffin Diagnostics will upgrade two AXSYM machines to two ARCHITECT i2000 machines in the Virology and Hormones departments with an annual reagents deal.

January 2010, Kabul, Afghanistan
Griffin Ltd. - Afghanistan launches distribution of Abbott Labs medical technology Griffin began providing Abbott Labs medical diagnostics equipment and technical services to meet the demands of the resurgent healthcare sector.

January 20th, 2010, Afghanistan
Griffin Ltd. - Afghanistan was awarded a construction contract to provide living units. Griffin will employ, manage and train Afghan workers to support the local economy.