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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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We passed along the Arabian coast of Mahrah and Hadramaut, for a distance of six miles, its undulating line of mountains being occasionally relieved by some ancient ruin.
Al Mukalla: The Emirates Red Crescent (ERC) dispatched an aid convoy in response to calls for urgent humanitarian relief in a number of remote villages on the edge of the Hadramaut desert in Yemen.
Emirates Red Crescent (ERC) has announced the reopening of Rumah Secondary School and the unveiling a therapeutic feeding centre in Hadramaut, Yemen.
In April 2016 the UAE launched a large-scale operation against Al Qaeda and other terrorist organisations in Yemen and resulted in significantly curbing acts of terror in a number of Yemeni governorates and restoring essential infrastructure services across the Hadramaut governorate, primarily the reoperation of Port Mukala which is an essential economic utility for Yemeni people.
Some 13,600 people have been newly displaced within Taiz while more than 12,300 people have been newly displaced within Al-Hudaydah, with others fleeing the West coast across the country to Lahj, Al-Maharah, Aden, Ibb, Dhamar, Hadramaut and Shabwah.
Last month, the ERC inked a deal to build and equip Shuhair recreational park in the Ghail Bawazir district of Hadramaut, Yemen.
In 1972, during a particularly radical turn in the revolutionary process, a sort of imitation 'Cultural Revolution' led by President Salem Rubai Ali, people suspected of opposition to the regime, including a number of clergymen, were killed in the Hadramaut.
For example, after being driven out of Al-Mukalla in Hadramaut governorate in April 2016, Al Qaida is now operational in Taizz city.
The leader al-Houthi warned against the aggression' plots against Hodeidah port city, Socotra island, Hadramaut and all Yemeni ports and islands, confirming that those acts and attacks are part of foreign occupation.
King Salman Center for Relief and Humanitarian Aid has also provided medicines, medical supplies, intravenous solutions and dialysis solutions in the governorates of Aden, Hadramaut, Marib, Sa'ada and Taiz where the number of beneficiaries reached 22,500 Yemenis at a time it has supplied the Yemeni Ministry of Public Health and Population with wheelchairs benefiting 371 beneficiaries.
The Hadramaut Arch separates the Mesozoic Basins from the Rub' al-Khali Basin.
One of the best examples of urban planning based on the principle of vertical construction, the city is known as the "Manhattanof the desert", and is characterised by sun-dried mud brick tower houses which rise out of Wadi Hadramaut.