Etymology of Yemen
Yemen (/ˈjɛmən/; Arabic: اليَمَن‎ al-Yaman), officially known as the Republic of Yemen (الجمهورية اليمنية al-Jumhūrīyah al-Yamanīyah), is ...
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Culture of Yemen - Knives of Honor
While Americans would be appalled at the sight of men walking through town with daggers prominently tucked in their belts, in Yemen, it's merely a sign of ma...
History of Yemen
Yemen is one of the oldest centers of civilization in the Near East. Its relatively fertile land and adequate rainfall in a moister climate helped sustain a stable population, a feature recognized by ...
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Geography of Yemen
Yemen is located in Southwest Asia at the southern tip of the Arabian Peninsula between Oman and Saudi Arabia. It is situated at the entrance to the Bab-el-Mandeb Strait, which links the Red Sea to th...
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Economy of Yemen
At the time of unification, South Yemen and North Yemen had vastly different but equally struggling underdeveloped economic systems. Since unification, the economy has been forced to sustain the conse...
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Telecommunications in Yemen
Telecommunications in Yemen provides information about the telephone, Internet, radio, and television infrastructure in Yemen.
Since unification in 1990, efforts have been made to create a nationa...
Transportation in Yemen
As a direct consequence of the country’s poverty, Yemen compares unfavorably with its Middle Eastern neighbors in terms of transportation infrastructure and communications network. Roads are generally...
Internet usage in Yemen
Use of the Internet in Yemen began in 1996 through the ISPs TeleYemen and the Public Telecommunications Corporation.
Rapid development of the telecommunications and information technology sectors ...
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Politics of Yemen
Politics of Yemen is in an uncertain state due to a 2014–15 coup d'état. An armed group known as the Houthis or Ansar Allah seized control of the Yemeni government and announced it would dissolve parl...
Administrative divisions of Yemen
As of February 2004, Yemen is divided into twenty governorates (muhafazah) and one municipality. The governorates are subdivided into 333 districts (muderiah), which are subdivided into 2,210 sub-dist...
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Foreign relations of Yemen
The foreign relations of Yemen are the relationships and policies that Yemen maintains with other countries. It is a member of the United Nations, the Arab League, and the Organisation of Islamic Coop...
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Demographics of Yemen
This article is about the demographic features of the population of Yemen, including population density, ethnicity, education level, health of the populace, economic status, religious affiliations and...
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Religion in Yemen
Yemen is an Islamic society. 99% of Yemenis are Muslims, with approximately 53–55% Sunni Muslims, the majority belonging to the Shafi'i school of thought and approximately 45%–47% Shia Muslims, the ma...
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Health in Yemen
Despite the significant progress Yemen has made to expand and improve its health care system over the past decade, the system remains severely underdeveloped. Total expenditures on health care in 2002...
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Human rights in Yemen
The situation for Human Rights in Yemen is rather poor. The security forces have been responsible for torture, inhumane treatment and even extrajudicial executions. But according to the Embassy of Yem...
Culture of Yemen
The culture of Yemen has an ancient history, influenced by Islam. Due to its unique geographic location, Yemen has acquired a very distinctive culture from its neighbors; historically and culturally, ...
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Cinema of Yemen
The cinema of Yemen is very small, there being only two Yemeni films as of 2008. Released in 2005, A New Day in Old Sana'a deals with a young man struggling between whether to go ahead with a traditio...
Education in Yemen
The Government of Yemen has made the development of education system its top priority. The share of the budget dedicated to education has remained high during the past decade, averaging between 14 to ...
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Kingdom of Aksum
The Kingdom of Aksum or Axum, also known as the Aksumite Empire, was a trading nation in the area of Eritrea and northern Ethiopia , which existed from approximately 100–940 AD. It grew...
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Yemenite reunification
Yemeni unification took place on May 22, 1990, when the area of the People's Democratic Republic of Yemen (also known as South Yemen) was united with the Yemen Arab Republic (also known as North Yemen...