Hadhramaut


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Hadhramaut

(ˌhɑːdrəˈmɔːt) or

Hadramaut

n
(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)
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Ha•dhra•maut

or Ha•dra•maut

(ˌhɑ drəˈmoʊt)

n.
a region on the S coast of Arabia, on the Arabian Sea, in the Republic of Yemen.
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The news comes hours after four terrorist bomb attacks hit military and security positions in Mukalla city of Hadhramaut Province, leaving 48 civilians dead and some 30 others injured.
The south-eastern sector's sedimentary basins stretch along the Rub' al-Khali borders with Saudi Arabia to the north, the Yemeni sector to the north-west, and the eastern end of the Hadhramaut Arch on the border with Oman.
Al-Kaf, of a prominent family from the oil-rich province of Hadhramaut in Yemen's south-east on the coast of the Gulf of Aden, is the fourth minister brought into the MPMR this year.
Yemen's biggest oil producer, Block 14 is in the Masila-Sya'un basin, Hadhramaut. This 1,257-sq km tract is operated by the state-owned Masila Company for Petroleum E&P (PetroMasila) which took over from Nexen of Canada.
Leach's introductory essay is made up mostly of charming reminiscences of his travels with Stark and his quest to produce a book in the vein of her classic Seen in the Hadhramaut. There's also an interesting essay on his photographic equipment that goes some way to explaining the Leica's mystique, although I'm at a loss as to why he's so dismissive of colour travel photography, and so unpleasant about modern photographers.
28 May: Three French humanitarian workers reportedly missing in Hadhramaut Governorate, some 900km east of Sana'a.
Each valley ("wadi") gave its name to a different state: Hadhramaut (wadi Hadhramaut), Awsan (wadi Markha), Qataban (wadi Bayhan), Saba (wadi Dhana), Jawf (Saba and Main).
A number of 3254 Ramadan Iftar meals were distributed to the needy and displaced people in Hadhramaut, Al-Mahrah and Abyan governorates in Yemen.
2788343 ADEN -- Yemen's House of Representatives resumed its sessions in Seiyun city, Hadhramaut governorate, after a four-year suspension forced by the fall of Sanaa in the hands of the Houthi militias.
The ministry said in a statement that Saudi Arabia transports Yemeni oil to the Arabian Sea through a pipeline which extends from the Rub' al Khali desert to Hadhramaut and al-Mahrah provinces south of the country.
In late 2011, the state's then new Masila Company for Petroleum Exploration and Production (PetroMasila) took over Block 14 in Masila of Hadhramaut from Nexen of Canada which was the main oil producer in Yemen.
That was due to output disruption caused by sabotage in the Hadhramaut export pipeline.