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 (yĕm′ən, yā′mən)
A country of southwest Asia at the southern tip of the Arabian peninsula. It was ruled by various peoples, such as the Sabaeans, Himyarites, Romans, Ethiopians, and Persians, in ancient times. It was conquered in the 7th century ad by Muslim Arabs and became part of the Ottoman Empire in the 16th century. The northern part (known as Yemen or North Yemen) was established as an independent kingdom in 1918 and made a republic in 1962. The southern part consisted of several British protectorates in the late 1800s and early 1900s. Britain withdrew from the area in 1967, and South Yemen became independent soon after. The two united in May 1990. San'a is the capital and the largest city.

Yem′en·ite′, Yem′e·ni (-ə-nē) adj. & n.


(ˈyɛm əˌnaɪt)

also Yem•e•ni


n., pl. -en•ites also -e•nis,
adj. n.
1. a native or inhabitant of Yemen.
2. of or pertaining to Yemen or its inhabitants.
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Le retour a encore une fois ete annonce dimanche au cours d'une visite du Premier ministre, Khaled Bahah, a l'ile yemenite de Socotra, recemment touchee par les cyclones Chapala et Megh.
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Cette rencontre connaitra la participation de plusieurs personnalites et responsables du monde arabe, dont le premier ministre et vice-president yemenite, Khalid Bahah, le ministre qatari adjoint des affaires etrangeres charge de la cooperation internationale, Cheikh Mohammad Bin Abdul Rahman Al-Thani, le coordonnateur special pour le processus de paix au Moyen-Orient Nikolay Mladenov et la militante yemenite des droits humains, Tawakkol Karman, prix Nobel de la paix.
Moreover, the council sanctioned an ordinance enabling the sale of six vacant lots on Ridge Road to the Yemenite Benevolent Association.
And yet, for all the range and diversity of his writing-his exploration of Ashkenazi Jewry and the very different world of Yemenite Jewry, his probing of biblical themes and of the impact of the Bolshevik revolution on the Jews-one motif recurred repeatedly, that of galut and geulah, exile and redemption.
Il a felicite du peuple tunisien pour la realisation de la nouvelle constitution qui a ete elabore sur le modele de consensus en felicitant egalement le gouvernement yemenite des resultats positifs du dialogue national.
The fourteen essays cover a history of research (such as an overview of Carta Pecudian Literis), studies in Hebrew fragments (the reconstruction of a Sefer Haftarot, a Midrash Tanhuma fragment in the Russian State Library, fragments of Josephus, and the ledger of a Jewish pawn broker), and regional projects (Switzerland's medieval Hebrew manuscript, newly found fragments from Bavaria, spines from the book collection of a Yemenite community, and medieval fragments from the Jewish Museum of Vienna).
Les assaillants ont reussi a infiltrer un poste de controle a l'entree du terminal de Balhaf, co-gere par Yemen LNG et Total dans la province de Chaboua, et ont abattu les gardes avant de prendre la fuite a bord d'un vehicule, a precise le responsable yemenite.
Lors de cette assemblee elective, les quinze membres presents de l'UAC ont aussi elu les deux vice-presidents, l'Egyptien Mohamad Wajih Azzam et l'Irakien Moundir Al Ouaid, ainsi que les six membres du comite executif, a savoir le Marocain Mohamed Belmahi, le Qatari Majed Al Nimi, le Jordanien Jamal Al Faouli, le Libyen Adel Abou Chaouachi, le Yemenite Mohamad trous et le Tunisien Anour Khallas.
Almost the entire community immigrated to Israel between 1949 and 1950, when Israel airlifted 50,000 Yemenite Jews to the young nation in a mission named "Operation Magic Carpet.
Upon finalization of the agreement, Belcom will place an order to View to fulfill the requisition for 100 or more ViewScan units that would then be placed in each of the Yemenite embassies, and in some high-traffic office buildings.
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