Al-Mukalla


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Noun1.Al-Mukalla - a port in southern Yemen on the Gulf of Aden to the east of AdenAl-Mukalla - a port in southern Yemen on the Gulf of Aden to the east of Aden
Republic of Yemen, Yemen - a republic on the southwestern shores of the Arabian Peninsula on the Indian Ocean; formed in 1990
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2013 -- Kuwait Library for Technology and Knowledge is established in the Yemeni city of Al-Mukalla.
Other seaports including Aden, Al-Mukalla and other airports are open as routes for humanitarian supplies," the statement said.
AQAP's move into al-Mukalla was rapid and appeared to come with little warning.
A pro-Saudi commander named Ahmed Abied bin Daqar who had gone to the port city of al-Mukalla on Thursday faced the opposition of the Emirati commanders stationed there when he demanded to sell three million barrels of crude oil to a Swiss company," the Arabic-language media outlets quoted a local source in Hadhramaut as saying on Sunday.
Riyan Airport in Al-Mukalla, Yemen has been reopened after government and Emirati forces recaptured the city from Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) militants in April.
In the city's Fouh Al-Mukalla neighborhood, security forces temporarily clashed with Southern Movement members who had been blocking a road and preventing drivers from passing through.
The source explained to Saba that the attackers on four vehicles surprised the members of the checkpoint, located some 120 kms (75 miles) east of the provincial capital al-Mukalla.
Dozens of militants had stormed the headquarters of the army's Second Division in the city of al-Mukalla and captured some military personnel.
On August 7, Yemen said it had foiled an Al-Qaeda plot to storm the Canadian-run Mina al-Dhaba oil terminal and seize the port of Al-Mukalla capital of the eastern province of Hadramawt.
According to News24, Rajeh Badi said that two cities, Al-Mukalla and Ghayl Bawazeer, in the southeast and Mina al-Dhaba oil terminal, west of Mukalla, were targeted by Al Qaeda.
The main aim of the plot was to seize control of two cities, Al-Mukalla and Ghayl Bawazeer," in southeastern Yemen, Rajeh Badi told Agence France Presse, noting that oil facilities near Mukalla were also on the list of targets.
The film, which was aired on Monday night, lasted 110 minutes and documented the escape of Al Qaeda operatives from the central jail in Al-Mukalla, capital of the southeastern province of Hadramawt last June.