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Yemen

Yem·en

 (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.

Yem•en•ite

(ˈyɛm əˌnaɪt)

also Yem•e•ni

(-ni)

n., pl. -en•ites also -e•nis,
adj. n.
1. a native or inhabitant of Yemen.
adj.
2. of or pertaining to Yemen or its inhabitants.
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A new law allows families of Yemenite children who disappeared between the years 1948 and 1970 to obtain a court-ordered exhumation of their graves for genetic testing.
The Argentine Government condemns the new launch of a ballistic missile from Yemenite territory towards Riyadh, the capital of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, on 19 December.
Douze civils ont trouve la mort pres de la capitale yemenite Sanaa lors d'un raid aerien impute a la coalition sous commandement saoudien, ont indique hier des responsables locaux, des habitants et une agence rebelle.
Israeli governmental and non-governmental organizations organized the airlift of 50,000 Yemenite Jews to Israel.
Said Tar Haim to Vogue, "When we started working on this album, we collected a lot of old records of Yemenite singers that immigrated, like our grandparents did, to Israel.
Yemenite Jachnun: One uniquely Jewish Yemenite dish that is beloved in Israel is jachnun, made of dough that is rolled into thin sheets, then rolled up to bake overnight in a slow oven--it looks something like puff pastry but has a taste all its own
Syrian, Yemenite, Iraqi and Palestinian affairs also topped Boroujerdi's chat with the press.
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.
Il a precise que cette formation comprend des femmes de differentes nationalites, tunisienne, tchechene, yemenite.
SUNA) - L'Assistant du President de la Republique, Professeur Ibrahim Gandour est rentre a Khartoum, jeudi, en concluant une visite officielle au Yemen au cours de laquelle il a remis un message du President de la Republique, Marechal Omer Al- Basher a son homologue yemenite, Abdu Rabou Mansour.
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.
Dans ce message, le Souverain exprime ses chaleureuses felicitations et ses voeux sinceres de sante, de bonheur et de quietude au President Abd-Rabbou et de davantage de progres et de prosperite au peuple yemenite frere.