Nobel Peace Prize 2011 Part III

Nobel Peace Prize 2011

7: Yemen in Transformation – Tawakkol Karman The Arab Spring of 2011 brought Arab countries to the headlines in newspapers all over the world. People rose up against dictatorship and oppression; they demanded democracy, human rights and better living conditions. In Yemen, President Ali Abdullah Saleh had our president for 33 years, first in northern Yemen, then in the same country from 1999. The country was considered a “budding democracy”,…

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Yemen Travel Guide

Yemen Travel Guide

GETTING THERE Arriving by plane From Vienna there are connections via Frankfurt or with Egyptair (MS) via Cairo, from Zurich via Frankfurt, Stuttgart, Munich or with Emirates (EK) via Dubai. Air passes With the Star Alliance’s Middle East Airpass, travelers can explore Egypt, Bahrain, Yemen, Jordan, Qatar, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Syria and the United Arab Emirates on up to ten flights. More information is available on…

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Yemen Overview

Yemen Overview

GENERAL Official name of the state Republic of Yemen. Capital Sana’a. Economic and commercial capital: Aden. Geography As a country located in Middle East according to collegesanduniversitiesinusa, Yemen borders Saudi Arabia to the north, Oman to the east and the Gulf of Aden to the south, and the Red Sea to the west. The islands of Perim and Kamaran in the Red Sea and Socotra in the Indian Ocean also…

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