North Yemen


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North Yemen

The former country of Yemen (1962-1990).

North Yemen

n
(Placename) a former republic in SW Arabia, on the Red Sea; now part of Yemen; declared a republic in 1962; united with South Yemen in 1990. Official name: Yemen Republic See also Yemen, South Yemen

Yem′en Ar′ab Repub′lic


n.
a former country in SW Arabia: since 1990 a part of the Republic of Yemen. Cap.: San‘a. Also called North Yemen.
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South Yemen was an independent state -- with former British colony Aden as its capital from its formation in 1967 until 1990, when it was unified with North Yemen under northern leader Ali Abdullah Saleh.
LAHORE: The outbreak of revolution in North Yemen, in September 1962, leading as it did to military, financial and political support - including radio and propaganda - for the south, led to upheaval in the neighbouring British colonial region of South Arabia, later known as 'South Yemen'.
JEDDAH, Dec 7 (KUNA) -- The Saudi-led Coalition Supporting Legitimacy in Yemen said Thursday the National Army of Yemen regained control over Al-Yatima-Al-Buqa road and other key positions in Saada provice, north Yemen, from the rebel forces.
With only minimal schooling, he received a prestigious commission to the North Yemen army with the help of tribal patrons.
South and North Yemen could once again be divided under a plan spearheaded by UAE-backed militia leader Aidarous al-Zubaidi
Behnstedt enlarges and revises his small 1985 dialect atlas of North Yemen to incorporate his subsequent research and to shift from hand-drawn to computer-generated maps.
Aden and Sana'a were the capitals of South Yemen and North Yemen, respectively.
Communist South Yemen and North Yemen merged in 1990, after which Ali Abdullah Saleh of the north assumed control of the combined nation.
Riyadh, Shawwal 15, 1437, July 20, 2016, SPA -- Yemeni President Abdrabbou Mansour Hadi lashed out at the Houthi militia stationed in North Yemen for repeated attacks on Saudi border regions, depicting the practice as flagrant violation of the April 2016 truce reached between the two warring parties in Yemen.
North Yemen was united with South Yemen in May 1990.
Hadi occupied several military posts in the army of the Marxist republic of South Yemen until 1986, when he fled to North Yemen with then South Yemeni president Ali-Nasser Muhammad.
No comment", the official said from the rebel bastion of Saada in north Yemen.

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