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Taizz

(tä-ēz`), city (1994 pop. 317,753), S Yemen, in the interior highlands. It is an agricultural marketing center, particularly for coffee, and the focus of trade routes. Taiz was the administrative capital of Northern Yemen 1948 to 1962. It is the seat of an important Muslim theological school and the former royal palace. During the civil war of the mid-2010s the city was a major battleground and suffered great destruction.
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According to the group, Hudaydah and Jawf followed Ta'izz as Yemen's two provinces experiencing most intense conflict, with almost 10,000 in total combat fatalities, reported in each region since 2015.
"When war broke out we tried to return but airports were closed, so we requested for help through the Indian Embassy in Sana'a and my brother dropped me to Hodeida, which was a six-hour journey by car from Ta'izz.
A big youth festival was held on the occasion at Ta'izz city, which included a speech by Hamoud Khalid al Sofi, Governor of Ta'izz.
Alternatively, the coffee plant may have been imported into Yemen from Ethiopia as a botanical sample and cultivated during the Rasulid period at Ta'izz in the king's gardens, the beans being only later identified as suitable for use as a drink.
Incredibly, Peter did locate Yemenis who had worked in South Shields in Ta'izz. "No one who worked as long back as 1930, but some from the 1950s," he says: "I found one guy who was 76 and could still reel off street names in South Shields."
The existence of a compound of the deictic element with the personal pronoun of the third person can be demonstrated for Yemenite Arabic in the dialects of the towns Ta'izz and Ibb: in third masculine 'akkuwwa and feminine 'akkiyya, in plural 'akunna and 'akinna.
There are international airports at the capital, Sana'a al Hayadah and Ta'izz, but the overall air infrastructure of the country remains poor.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Nearly a dozen people have been killed when Saudi-led military aircraft carried out a string of airstrikes against an area in Yemen's Southwestern province of Ta'izz.
By contrast, the two-century-long rule of the Rasulids, beginning in the 1200s and initially based in Aden, identified the coastal regions and the southern uplands with Shafi'i Islam,the Rasulids, one of the major dynasties in the history of Yemen, broke from the Egyptian Ayyubid dynasty to rule independently, their capital, later located at Ta'izz, was famous for its diverse artistic and intellectual achievements.
The resolution welcomed a UN Security Council statement, adopted on 22 March 2015, demanding the Houthis and their allies to stop their aggressions against the Yemeni governorates, especially on Ta'izz and Aden.