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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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An ERC delegation, accompanied by Ahmed Sulaiman Al Akbari, Director-General of Al Mukalla Countryside Areas, inspected the work and ensured that proper tools and enough manpower were utilised to speed up the repairs of the roads.
Al Huthari hailed the constructive and charitable efforts of the UAE represented in ERC to enhance development and infrastructure of the governorate in general and Al Mukalla in particular, WAM reported.
The Coast Guard, created in 2003, is working towards taking control of Mocha and al Mukalla from the military.
Al Mukalla: Dozens of Al Houthi militants have surrendered west of Yemen's Taiz city over the last three days with government forces close to breaking the militia's siege on the city, local army commanders said on Wednesday.
29 (BNA): The Emirates Red Crescent (ERC) teams began the distribution of 4,500 food parcels in Al Mukalla as part of the organisation's poegramme, following the liberation of the provinces of Hadramaut coast from the control of al-Qaida last April.
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.
Al Mukalla: Yemeni government troops have taken control of new areas in Al Tuhayata district along the Red Sea as they advanced towards the strategic port city of Hodeida, the last major coastal area under Al Houthi occupation, local military commanders told Gulf News on Tuesday.
Al Mukalla, July13 (BNA): The Emirates Red Crescent Authority (ERC) has signed a contract to finance the reconstruction and renovation of the 1.023-meter breakwater in Mukalla, at a total cost of AED 123.8 million.
Al Mukalla: Yemeni forces backed by the Saudi-led coalition have seized control of a new coastal area in the Red Sea district of Al Tuhayata, forcing the Iran-backed Al Houthis to scatter into more populated areas in the district.
Al Mukalla: Yemeni military units have taken control of Al Wazyia district and a military camp in the province of Taiz close to the strategic Bab Al Mandab Strait as other loyalists consolidate their control over liberated areas in Taiz and Hodeida.
Al Mukalla: Yemeni government troops backed by the Saudi-led coalition have liberated a strategic seaport south of Red Sea port city of Hodeida as an offensive against Al Houthi-controlled At Tuhayata and Al Jarrahi districts resumed on Friday.