Republic of Yemen
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|Noun||1.||Republic of Yemen - a republic on the southwestern shores of the Arabian Peninsula on the Indian Ocean; formed in 1990|
Aden-Abyan Islamic Army, Islamic Army of Aden, Islamic Army of Aden-Abyan, IAA - Yemen-based terrorist group that supports al-Qaeda's goals; seeks to overthrow the Yemeni government and eliminate United States interests; responsible for bombings and kidnappings and killing western tourists in Yemen
Arab League - an international organization of independent Arab states formed in 1945 to promote cultural and economic and military and political and social cooperation
Arabia, Arabian Peninsula - a peninsula between the Red Sea and the Persian Gulf; strategically important for its oil resources
Aden - an important port of Yemen; located on the Gulf of Aden; its strategic location has made it a major trading center of southern Arabia since ancient times
Asia - the largest continent with 60% of the earth's population; it is joined to Europe on the west to form Eurasia; it is the site of some of the world's earliest civilizations
Yemeni - a native or inhabitant of Yemen
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