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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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Clarence-Smith, Hadhrami traders, scholars, and statesmen in the Indian Ocean, 1750s-1960s (Leiden: Brill, 1997); Jonge and Kaptein, Transcending borders; Linda Boxberger, On the edge of empire: Hadhramawt, emigration, and the Indian Ocean, 1880s-1930s (Albany: SUNY Press, 2002).
Mane' Al-Matari, Media Advisor of the foreign minister, said in a statement to reporters there were differences among the negotiators over the military operations against Al-Qaeda in Hadhramawt.
During an extensive career with international oil and gas operators, he has successfully led operations of various sizes and complexity both onshore and offshore, conventional and non-conventional, with capital budgets in excess of US$100 million per annum and operating budgets approaching US$400 million per annum: as Field Manager of the Buzzard Field in the North Sea for Nexen he was responsible for a 200,000 bopd production asset; as Operations Manager with Encana in Ecuador, he oversaw a 65,000bopd field; and as Country Manager with Nexen in Yemen, he managed the 200,000bopd Masila Block 14 in the Hadhramawt Province in eastern Yemen.
Southerners have attacked the new structure, as it divides former southern Yemeni provinces across two regions, separating Aden, Dali, and Lahij from Hadhramawt province.
Wadi Hadhramawt, for example, arguably the most verdant wadi in the Arabian Peninsula, does have large quantities of underground water, as do some wadis north of the Arabian Sea port-city of Mukallah.
37) AQAP launched a number of attacks in 2009 against government targets; in November, for example, it killed several security officials in Hadhramawt province.
One is loath to believe that six successive civilisations - Ma'an, Qataban, Hadhramawt, Awsan, Sheba and Himyarite - were replaced with a contemporary semblance of a country that borders on a failed state.
One bright spot was work under way to increase output at Block 10 in the Hadhramawt, operated by Total, to 60,000 bpd from 45,000 bpd by the end of the year, he said.
During the zenith of Aksum's influence, the South Arabian states of Saba, Himyar and the Hadhramawt had very close ties to the African empire.
Another business highlighted in today's document is the Al-Hamati Sweets Bakeries in the Hadhramawt area of Yemen.
Representatives of the Yemeni government, the General People's Congress and Ansarullah group discussed during their hour-long session maintaining of the ceasefire and a proposal to condemn terrorist acts committed by Al-Qaeda in Hadhramawt.
In March a suicide bomber killed four South Korean tourists in Hadhramawt, and in August a suicide bomber who crossed into Saudi Arabia nearly assassinated the Saudi counterterrorism chief, Prince Muhammad bin Nayef.