Arabs are a population inhabiting the Arab world. They primarily live in the Arab statesin Western Asia, North Africa and the Horn of Africa. They also form a significant diaspora, with Arab communities established around the world. According to tradition, Arabs are descended from... اقرأ المزيد

houthi insurgency in yemen

The Houthis – so called after the most prominent family in their movement. They belong to the Zaidi sect, a branch of Shia Islam found mostly in Yemen which is thought to account for 5% of the country’s population. Their first leader, Hussain Badreddin... اقرأ المزيد

Yemeni Coffee

In 1450, Sufi monks in Yemen were the first to cultivate coffee plants and brew the drink we know today as coffee. Mokha is, in fact, the port city where Yemeni beans were loaded up into wooden hulled sailing ships manned by low-land sailors... اقرأ المزيد

Yemeni provinces

According to the outputs of the Yemeni National Dialogue Conference, Yemen was divided in 2014 into six federal self governed provinces: ‘Azal, Al-Janad, Tihama, Hadhramaut, Saba, and Aden. Two of them are in the south and four provinces are in the north. province Azala... اقرأ المزيد

Yemeni cuisine

Yemeni cuisine The generous offering of food to guests is one of the customs in Yemeni culture, and a guest not accepting the offering is considered as an insult. Meals are typically consumed while sitting on the floor or ground. Another thing to mention... اقرأ المزيد

The Yemeni Revolution -1962

 The 26 September Revolution is a revolt against the Yemeni Mutawakil kingdom in northern Yemen in 1962. Ruling on religion Imam Yahya was an imam like his predecessors among the imams in their early and long reigns. The nature of the justifying judgment of... اقرأ المزيد

The Yemeni Youth Revolution

In January 2011, shortly after the popular ouster of the Tunisian government, major street protests materialized in Sana’a, the Yemeni capital, to demand governmental changes. Protests spread to the traditionally restive south, with particularly aggressive protests in cities like Aden and Ta’izz. Initially, demonstrators... اقرأ المزيد

Yemeni Old Civilizations

Yemeni Old Civilizations, Between the eighth century BCE and the sixth century CE, Yemen was dominated by six main states which rivaled each other. Kingdom of Saba’ (8th century BCE – 275 CE) During Sabaean rule, trade and agriculture flourished generating much wealth and... اقرأ المزيد

Yemeni Grapes

Yemeni Grapes, Grape prices in Yemen are so cheap. You don’t see similar prices in any Arabic country because Yemeni lands are rich in grapes. Weather required Grape growing requires cold weather that can be found only in northern areas of Yemen, especially Sana’a province,... اقرأ المزيد

Yemeni Fashion

Yemeni Fashion, We should mention that one of the main features of Yemeni traditional clothing is the great diversity. How the Yemenis dress depends mainly on two aspects: the region from where they come and the occasion. Male traditional attire Thoob Thoob (also called “thawb”)... اقرأ المزيد

Resolution No.2216

United Nations Resolution No.2216, On the basis of an Arab draft resolution, the UN Security Council adopted Resolution No 2216, which prohibits the supply of arms to the Houthis and confirms the support of the Council to Yemeni President Hadi and the efforts of... اقرأ المزيد

Yemeni Governorates

Yemeni Governorates, divided into twenty-one governorates (muhafazah) and one municipality (amanah): Aden Aden is a governorate of Yemen, including the city of Aden. At the 2004 census it had a population of 589,419.The ancient capital, the port city of Crater, was located here. Aden was... اقرأ المزيد