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SHEBA
GFWTUY
RASULID
ALI SALIM AL-BAIDH
UNITED YEMEN
TAIF
NORTH YEMEN CIVIL WAR
FORMER NORTH YEMEN
UAE
RIFT VALLEY FEVER
AVERAGE JEWISH POPULATION
AMHARA
NORTHERN YEMEN
MOHAMMAD AHMAN AL-NAZIRI
MODERN-DAY YEMEN
PRESENT-DAY YEMEN
ALI ABDULLAH SALEH
HANISH ISLANDS
YEMENI RIAL
SOUTHERN YEMEN
YEMEN ARAB REPUBLIC
CIVILIZATION
JANUARY 2007
KINGDOM
ASSISTANCE
EMBASSY
MAJORITY
JUDAISM
KABBALAH
ISRAEL
SYNAGOGUES
BAGHDAD
PERSIAN
PERSIA
OUTBREAKS
NATIONS
COUNTRIES
YOUNGEST SON
CURRENCY
WEST
EAST
HEJAZ
MECCA
PART
ALGERIA
MEDINA
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Definitions

  1. Yemen is a member of the United Nations, the Arab League, and the Organization of the Islamic Conference, and also participates in the nonaligned movement.
  2. Yemen is a very poor country with a population of approximately 18 million; about 40 percent of the population live in poverty. (Web site)
  3. Yemen is an important partner in counterterrorism efforts, providing assistance in the military, diplomatic, and counterterrorism finance arenas.
  4. Yemen is a republic with a bicameral legislature.
  5. Yemen is a poor tribal Sunni Muslim country at the southern tip of the Arabian Peninsula. (Web site)

Sheba

  1. In Islamic tradition she was called Balqis or Balkis by the Arabians, who say she came from the city of Sheba, also called Mareb, in Yemen or Arabia Felix.

Gfwtuy

  1. The General Federation of Trade Unions of Yemen (GFWTUY) remains the sole national umbrella organization. (Web site)

Rasulid

  1. The Rasulid was a Muslim dynasty that ruled Yemen and Hadhramaut from 1229 to 1454.
  2. The Rasulid descended from Rasul, a Turkmen (or Oguz) who came to Yemen around 1180 while serving as a messenger for an Abbasid caliph.

Ali Salim Al-Baidh

  1. Ali Salim al-Baidh was a leader in the brief secession of the Democratic Republic of Yemen from Yemen.

United Yemen

  1. Aden is the second largest city of a united Yemen, but since it is the main sea port of the country, it is also the economic capital of the entire country. (Web site)

Taif

  1. The country's southern boundary with Yemen was partially defined by the 1934 Treaty of Taif, which ended a brief border war between the two states.

North Yemen Civil War

  1. Saudi Arabia and Jordan supported Badr's royalist forces to oppose the newly formed republic starting the North Yemen Civil War.
  2. Fighting erupted between the two groups, starting the North Yemen Civil War.

Former North Yemen

  1. Complete list of google satellite map locations in Former North Yemen, Yemen.

Uae

  1. Later it became open to Shiites from Iraq, UAE, Yemen, and African countries (and not just students). (Web site)

Rift Valley Fever

  1. In Yemen, WHO and partners are assisting with the control of an acute haemorrhagic fever syndrome (suspected to be Rift Valley Fever). (Web site)

Average Jewish Population

  1. The average Jewish population of Yemen for the first five centuries C.E. is said to have been about 3,000. (Web site)

Amhara

  1. We can also compare the number of Amhara and Tigre people, which is estimated to be about 32% of Ethiopias population, with that of Yemen.

Northern Yemen

  1. Fighting with Northern Yemen again broke out in Feb., 1979, but was resolved one month later by a peace treaty. (Web site)

Mohammad Ahman Al-Naziri

  1. March 1997 Sanaa, Yemen Eight people (six students and two others) at two schools killed by Mohammad Ahman al-Naziri.

Modern-Day Yemen

  1. Happy Arabia (sometimes Felix Arabia) was the name previously used by geographers to describe what is now modern-day Yemen.
  2. The Amhara are a Semitic people whose ancestors probably came from what is modern-day Yemen.

Present-Day Yemen

  1. The Portuguese had taken Ormus (in the Strait of Hormuz) in 1515 and would continue to vie with Suleiman's forces for control of Aden, in present-day Yemen. (Web site)

Ali Abdullah Saleh

  1. In November of the following year, Ali Salim al-Baidh of South Yemen and Ali Abdullah Saleh of the North agreed on a constitution for a united Yemen.

Hanish Islands

  1. Yemen settled its dispute with Eritrea over the Hanish Islands in 1998. (Web site)

Yemeni Rial

  1. The Yemeni rial was introduced into circulation in 1963 in what was then the Yemen Arab Republic (North Yemen).

Southern Yemen

  1. Aden was the capital of Southern Yemen from 1967 until 1990. (Web site)
  2. A city of southern Yemen on the Gulf of Aden. (Web site)
  3. In 1947, riots killed at least 80 Jews in Aden, a British colony in southern Yemen. (Web site)

Yemen Arab Republic

  1. A buqsha or bogache is a former monetary unit of the Mutawakkilite Kingdom of Yemen and the Yemen Arab Republic.
  2. He had led the Yemen Arab Republic - the northern part of present-day Yemen - since 1978 when he came to power in a military coup.
  3. Following the September 1962 revolution, the Yemen Arab Republic became closely allied with and heavily dependent upon Egypt.

Civilization

  1. Yemen is one of the oldest centers of civilization in the world.

January 2007

  1. Since January 2007, the Government of Yemen has been battling al Houthi rebels in and around the northern governorate of Saada.

Kingdom

  1. Buqsha is a former monetary unit of the Kingdom of Yemen. (Web site)
  2. Minaean was a kingdom in Southwestern Arabia from approximately 1200 BC until 650 bc, centred on what is now Yemen. (Web site)
  3. His father Mohammed Awad bin Laden came to the kingdom from Hadramout (South Yemen) sometime around 1930. (Web site)

Assistance

  1. Currently, Yemen is an important partner in the global war on terrorism, providing assistance in the military, diplomatic, and financial arenas.

Embassy

  1. Notably, Yemen is the ancestral home of Osama bin Laden and the U.S. Embassy has previously been targeted for attacks.

Majority

  1. The majority, belonging to the Hibbat Zion and Bilu movements, came from Eastern Europe with a smaller number arriving from Yemen.

Judaism

  1. This is the method of Judaism that existed in old (pre-1600's) Yemen. (Web site)

Kabbalah

  1. The Dor Daim movement was formed by individuals who were displeased by the influence of Kabbalah which had been introduced to Yemen in the 1600s.

Israel

  1. Increasingly hostile conditions led to the Israeli government's Operation Magic Carpet, the evacuation of 50,000 Jews from Yemen to Israel in 1949 and 1950.
  2. Egypt did not use poison gas against Yemen in the 60's because of Israel. (Web site)

Synagogues

  1. Decrees ordering the destruction of synagogues were enacted in Egypt and Syria (1014, 1293-4, 1301-2), Iraq (854-859, 1344) and Yemen (1676).
  2. Like Yemenite Jewish homes, the synagogues in Yemen had to be lower in height then the lowest mosque in the area.

Baghdad

  1. Jews were forced to convert to Islam or face death in Yemen (1165 and 1678), Morocco (1275, 1465, 1790-92) and Baghdad (1333, 1344).

Persian

  1. Overland routes were supplemented by water transit via the Red Sea and the Persian (Arab) Gulf, with transshipping ports in what is now Yemen. (Web site)

Persia

  1. The lands of Iraq, Basra, Baghdad, Waset, Persia, Sind, Hind and Yemen were given to Iraj and his territory was designated as Iranshahr.
  2. One went to the Yemen, another to Persia, the third to Ethiopia and the fourth to Byzantine Syria. (Web site)

Outbreaks

  1. RVF was generally confined to Sub-Saharan Africa until outbreaks were reported in Saudi Arabia and subsequently in Yemen in 2000.
  2. For the next 70 years, it remained on the continent, emerging for the first time outside of Africa in outbreaks in Saudi Arabia and Yemen in 2000. (Web site)

Nations

  1. U.S. government officials have claimed that after the invasion, Yemen and Jordan stopped Iraqi terroristic attacks against Western targets in those nations.

Countries

  1. The two countries were formally unified as the Republic of Yemen in 1990. (Web site)
  2. An accord was signed with the Yemen Arab Republic in 1972 calling for the end of fighting and the merger of the two countries. (Web site)

Youngest Son

  1. He was born in Aden, Yemen, as the youngest son of John and Ella Izzard. (Web site)

Currency

  1. The Yemeni rial is a currency used in the Middle Eastern nation of Yemen.

West

  1. Yemen also maintains good relations with Djibouti, its other predominantly Somali neighbour to the west across the Red Sea.

East

  1. As the known world expanded, geographers placed the statues progressively farther away - even to the east in Yemen and India.
  2. It is primarily grown in the east and exported to Yemen and Somalia and is seen as the third largest export after coffee and leather. (Web site)
  3. Yemen was one of the oldest centers of civilization in the Near East.

Hejaz

  1. At the height of his power, he ruled over Egypt, Syria, Mesopotamia, Hejaz, and Yemen.

Mecca

  1. In the 18th century, several prominent Muslim clerics from Gansu studied in Mecca and Yemen under the Naqshbandi Sufi teachers.

Part

  1. As part of its pact with Egypt, Yemen joined the United Arab States, made up of Egypt and Syria.
  2. Islam arrived in 630 AD, and Yemen became part of the Muslim realm.

Algeria

  1. Syria, Yemen, and Algeria each accounted for around 8 percent of the records. (Web site)

Medina

  1. People from as far away as Egypt, Iraq, Yemen, and other distant areas travelled to Medina to learn about the Islamic values. (Web site)

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  3. Age > People > Sultanates > Oman
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