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(ˌhɑːdrəˈmɔːt) or


(Placename) a plateau region of the S Arabian Peninsula, in SE Yemen on the Indian Ocean; formerly in South Yemen: corresponds roughly to the former East Aden Protectorate. Area: about 151 500 sq km (58 500 sq miles)


or Ha•dra•maut

(ˌhɑ drəˈmoʊt)

a region on the S coast of Arabia, on the Arabian Sea, in the Republic of Yemen.
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An agreement has been struck between Hadi and his UAE military backers on one side and the Al-Qaeda and ISIL on the other to grant control over Hadhramaut valley to the ISIL and its coastal rim to the Al-Qaeda in a bid to prevent any possible clashes between the two terrorist groups; instead control over Aden province is rendered to Hadi and forces loyal to him," Al-Akhbar quoted an informed Yemeni source as saying on Monday.
The students were pursuing traditional Islamic religious course at Dar Al Mustafa madrassa in Tarim, a historical town in the Hadhramaut Valley of South Yemen, known as the theological, juridical, and academic centre.
They moved further east across the Rub al Khali desert and Hadhramaut Valley where narrow houses made of seven storeys of sun-baked mud bricks have been dubbed the first skyscrapers.