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Yemen

al Jamhuriya al Arabiya al Yamaniya
  • S. H. Steinberg
Part of the The Statesman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)

Abstract

On the death of the Imam Ahmad on 18 Sept. 1962, army officers seized power on 26–27 Sept., declared his son, Saif Al-Islam Al-Badr (Imam Mansur Billah Muhammad), deposed and proclaimed a republic. The republican regime is supported by Egyptian troops, whereas the royalist tribes receives aid from Saudi Arabia. A cease-fire agreement came into force on 8 Nov. 1964, but was not strictly adhered to by either side.

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Books of Reference

  1. Heywortb-Dunne, G. E., Al-Yemen. Social, Political and Economic Survey. Cairo, 1952Google Scholar
  2. Ingrams, H., The Yemen. Loudon, 1963Google Scholar

Copyright information

© Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 1967

Authors and Affiliations

  • S. H. Steinberg
    • 1
  1. 1.The Royal Historical SocietyUSA

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