We visit Yemen by Claire O"Neal

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Published by Mitchell Lane Publishers in Hockessin, Del .

Written in English

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  • Juvenile literature

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

Statementby Claire O"Neal
SeriesYour land and my land: the Middle East
LC ClassificationsDS247.Y48 O54 2012
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24847980M
ISBN 109781584159612
LC Control Number2011016773

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Yemen is the poorest Arab country and one of the least developed: it ranks out of countries on the Human Development Index. Since Marchthe armed conflict has spread rapidly across the country with devastating consequences. Currently, we are working with Youth For Homeland, a Yemeni NGO, on re-building twelve water cisterns in.

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The one thing we can be certain of is that Yemen is at a crossroads. And that crossroads has become a chaotic intersection with no traffic lights now that Iran and Saudi Arabia have chosen Yemen. Yemen is on the southern tip of the Arabian Peninsula, and sharing borders with Saudi Arabia and has had a troubled recent history with civil wars and tribal conflicts predominating.

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Many Sunni Yemenis actually sided with the Houthi rebels, so narked off with the post–Arab Spring fiasco were they. With its long sea border between early civilizations, Yemen has long existed at a crossroads of cultures with a strategic location in terms of trade on the west of the Arabian settlements for their era existed in the mountains of northern Yemen as early as BCE.

Little is known about ancient Yemen and how exactly it transitioned from nascent Bronze Age civilizations to more. Yemen’s most recent conflict began in earlywhen Houthi rebels, from the country’s northern highlands, overran Sana’a and a Saudi-led coalition began bombing : Nicolas Niarchos.

The head of the United Nations food agency has accused Yemen’s Houthi rebels of diverting food from the country’s hungriest people and threatened to. Six reasons the crisis in Yemen’s south matters An oil tanker that was set ablaze in recent clashes between separatists and Yemeni government forces Aug.

30. After years apart, Marxist South Yemen and conservative North Yemen are unified as the Republic of Yemen.

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