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North Yemen

a former republic in SW Arabia, on the Red Sea; now part of Yemen: declared a republic in 1962: united with South Yemen in 1990
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In the end, amidst the dramatic events of June 1967 and their aftermath in the north, and the escalating crisis in the war in North Yemen itself after the Egyptian withdrawal in the latter part of 1967, it was the NLF which took power in the South.
A month later, Saleh was elected leader of North Yemen, an Arab nationalist country that he united with the Marxist-oriented south in 1990 after the end of the Cold War.
South and North Yemen look set to be divided again after almost three decades in a move supported and bankrolled by the UAE.
Since North Yemen had been an American ally, the new state understandably came under Washington's influence.
Hadi followed Ali-Nasser into exile in neighbouring North Yemen.
Yemen's state news agency Saba, run by the Iran-allied Houthis whom the Arab coalition is fighting, quoted the Heedan hospital director as saying several people were injured in the attack, which occurred in Houthi-controlled north Yemen.
The country was formed in 1990 by a merger of North Yemen and South Yemen, which had gone to war against each other twice in the 1970s.
South and North Yemen got united in 1990 and later on a brief but bloody civil war erupted in 1994.
Having staged a bloody San'a' coup d'etat in league with ex-president Ali Abdullah Saleh, the Houthis now are at war with a wide variety of Sunni forces, where in the south separatists have escalated their drive to secede from North Yemen.
The Houthis, who have been fighting for years for more power for their Zaidi sect in north Yemen, have massed tens of thousands of supporters on the outskirts of the capital, Sanaa, to press the government to quit and to restore fuel subsidies.
Shiite Muslim Houthis, who have been fighting for years for more power for their Zaydi Shiite Muslim sect in north Yemen, have massed tens of thousands of supporters on the outskirts of the Yemeni capital of Sana'a to press the government to quit and restore fuel subsidies.
Found and developed by Technoexport of the Soviet Union many years before South Yemen was in 1990 merged with North Yemen, West Iyad was once thought to have the potential of producing more than 250,000 b/d.

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