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(all: tĭhä`mə), narrow, extremely arid lowland region along the west coast of the Arabian peninsula, extending c.1,300 mi (2,090 km) from the Gulf of Aqaba S to the Bab el Mandeb straits. Some agriculture is practiced on oases, and several deep inlets, called sharms, provide excellent anchorages along the coast.
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It is located 300 km south of Makkah and links the Tihamah plain in the west to the mountains in the east.
Riyadh, 28 Rabi'II,1439 AH, 15 January,2018 , SPA -- King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSrelief) has continued distributing food baskets to displaced families from Tihamah Province to a number of districts, including Ja'ar Directorate, Yemeni Abyan Governorate, as one basket contains the family's basic nutritional needs.
Most deportees were reportedly returned to the impoverished Tihamah region located on the west coast of Yemen, many of whom remained displaced and highly vulnerable to exploitation, including human trafficking.
El-Demerdash MA, Hegazy AK, Zilay AM (1995) Vegetation-soil relationships in Tihamah coastal plains of Jazan region, Saudi Arabia.
His reign is notable for the expansion of the Empire, particularly his conquest between 1516-1517 of the entire Mamluk Sultanate of Egypt, which included all of Sham, Hejaz, Tihamah, and Egypt itself.
Remote and unfamiliar locations feature strongly, with the collection concentrating on the people and places of the Hijaz, Najd, al-Hasa, Ha'il and the north, Asir, Najran and the Tihamah, to illustrate a way of life now all but completely gone.
al-Walid against the Arabs of the lower Tihamah to summon them to Islam but not to fight them.
With its wooded forests, Tihamah in Asir is a source of plenty of firewood.
I), but the author also utilized the unpublished Yemenite glossaries of Otto Jastrow, Peter Behnstedt, and Yehuda Ratzaby on Jiblah, Tihamah, and San'a' dialects, respectively, as well as hundreds of old Yemenite manuscripts located all over the world.