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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 could once again be divided under a plan spearheaded by UAE-backed militia leader Aidarous al-Zubaidi
Behnstedt enlarges and revises his small 1985 dialect atlas of North Yemen to incorporate his subsequent research and to shift from hand-drawn to computer-generated maps.
During much of the cold war (1945-1989), Yemen, bordering Saudi Arabia to the south, remained divided into two states: the People's Democratic Republic of Yemen (South Yemen), which, as the name suggests was a socialist state and a USSR ally, and the US-backed Yemeni Arab Republic (North Yemen).
Communist South Yemen and North Yemen merged in 1990, after which Ali Abdullah Saleh of the north assumed control of the combined nation.
Riyadh, Shawwal 15, 1437, July 20, 2016, SPA -- Yemeni President Abdrabbou Mansour Hadi lashed out at the Houthi militia stationed in North Yemen for repeated attacks on Saudi border regions, depicting the practice as flagrant violation of the April 2016 truce reached between the two warring parties in Yemen.
For many years, he has helped Saudi religious leaders spread Wahhabism in north Yemen. He was appointed VP of Yemen on April 3, 2016.
The Houthis exert de facto authority over most of North Yemen. North Yemen was united with South Yemen in May 1990.
"No comment", the official said from the rebel bastion of Saada in north Yemen. Such talks would be unprecedented since the beginning of military operations in Saudi Arabia, coming as the United Nations tries to revive inter-Yemeni peace talks that broke down after a first session in Switzerland in December.
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.

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