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Yemen Arab Republic

al Jamhuriya al Arabiya al Yamaniya
  • John Paxton
Part of the The Statesman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)

Abstract

On the death of the Iman 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 régime was supported by Egyptian troops, whereas the royalist tribes received aid from Saudi Arabia.

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Books of Reference

  1. Heyworth-Dunne, G. E., Al-Yemen. Social, Political and Economic Survey. Cairo, 1952Google Scholar
  2. Ingrams, H., The Yemen. London, 1963Google Scholar
  3. Macro, E., Yemen and the Western World, 1571–1964. London, 1967Google Scholar

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© Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 1977

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  • John Paxton

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