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Mukalla

(məkä`lə, mo͞okăl`ə), town (1994 pop. 94,051), S Yemen, a port on the Gulf of Aden. It is the chief settlement of the HadhramautHadhramaut
or Hadramaut
, region, S Arabia, on the Gulf of Aden and the Arabian Sea, occupying the southeastern part of Yemen. Historically, the name refers to the former Hadhramaut states, a collective term for the Quaiti and Kathiri sultanates.
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 and the capital of the former sultanate of Qaiti. Fish products, tobacco, and coffee are exported. Dhows are built there. In 2015–16, during the Yemeni civil war, Al Qaeda—linked militants seized control of Mukalla.
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Muscat: In the latest humanitarian effort towards people fleeing from strife-torn Yemen, 13 Bangladeshis from Al Mukalla region in Yemen were allowed to enter the Sultanate through Al Mazyunah border last Thursday and fly back home.
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ISLAMABAD -- A Pakistan Navy ship has sailed back for Pakistan after successful evacuation of 147 Pakistani nationals including men, women and children and 36 foreign nationals stranded in Al Mukalla, Yemen.
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Al Mukalla, Yemen: A Sudanese army battalion has joined hundreds of Arab coalition military forces in Yemen who are battling Iran-backed Al Houthi militants.
Al Mukalla, Yemen: Yemen's army chief of staff has asserted that the war against Iran-backed Al Houthi militants and their allies will not stop until the Yemeni flag is raised on the mountains of Marran in the Al Houthi-controlled northern province of Saada.