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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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And the Saudi civil defence ministry said on its Twitter account that several shells fired from Houthi-held north Yemen over the border into the Saudi city of Najran killed two foreign residents and wounding a Saudi citizen.
The ruling Zaidi Shi'ite Imams of North Yemen had sealed their territory's interior from the outside world.
The 17-member panel, which includes four women, is expected to implement a decentralisation plan agreed at a national conference last year to create four regions in north Yemen and two in the south.
The United States established diplomatic relations with North Yemen in 1946 and South Yemen in 1967.
In 2006, and after the death of Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, some of the Syrian, Palestinian and Jordanian militants who fought by his side and who were wanted by the Syrian authorities , left Yarmouk refugee camp and entered Lebanon illegally and stayed in the Palestinian refugee camps, raising the banner of Fatah al-Intifada, which was led by their then leader Shaker al-Absi , a Palestinian-Jordanian trained in aviation in Libya, served in North Yemen and fought in Nicaragua, before being imprisoned in Syria .
After North Yemen united with South Yemen in 1990 countless southerners lost their jobs.
The vision was divided into two parts; the first part focused on the economic and political situation in south and north Yemen in past decades, all the way until the Yemeni Youth Revolution in 2011.
Ahmed al-Ghashmi, president of North Yemen, was killed by a parcel bomb.
San,9/6(AFP) -- An air strike believed to have been carried out by a US drone in north Yemen killed five presumed members of Al-Qaeda on Sunday, a tribal source said.
North Yemen and South Yemen (San'a' & Aden} were merged in May 1990.
Saleh was succeeded by his deputy Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi, who has US backing for a transition process that tries to balance the interests of groups including a Shi'ite Islamist movement in north Yemen, southern secessionists and tribal and Sunni Islamist groups who benefitted under Saleh's rule.
The national government should also coordinate the wholesale reconstruction of the Saada region in north Yemen, which is controlled by the Houthis and which has been decimated by war.

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