Examples from the Web for yemen
One bystander said he was told to tell the media that they were from al Qaeda in Yemen, or al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula.
He was killed by his captors during the U.S. rescue attempt in Yemen in December.
The most recent raid was actually the second attempt to free Somers, a journalist taken in Yemen 15 months ago.
Similarly, the messages from Saudi Arabia and Yemen were attributed generically to the “mujahideen” in both countries.
Hatem said the men loyal to Baghdadi inside Yemen include “students,” but offered few other details.
At Aden we met our agents with 120 superb Yemen horses, and 25 camels of equally excellent breed.Freeland|Theodor Hertzka
Niebuhr now requested permission to proceed to Sana, the capital of Yemen.
The voyage proved to be safe and pleasant, and in sixteen days they landed at Loheia, in Yemen.
It was through him that the heavy yoke of persecution was removed from the congregation of Yemen.History of the Jews, Vol. III (of 6)|Heinrich Graetz
In Yemen, at another period, the king of Abyssinia had established Christianity.Ten Great Religions|James Freeman Clarke
British Dictionary definitions for yemen
Word Origin and History for yemen
southwestern region of Arabia, from Arabic Yemen, literally "the country of the south," from yaman "right side" (i.e., south side, if one is facing east). The right side regarded as auspicious, hence Arabic yamana "he was happy," literally "he went to the right," and hence the Latin name for the region in Roman times, Arabia Felix, lit, "Happy Arabia."
Culture definitions for yemen
Now the Republic of Yemen. Yemen is at the mouth of the Red Sea, in the southwestern corner of the Arabian Peninsula, bordered by Saudi Arabia to the north and Oman to the east; formerly divided into North Yemen (the Yemen Arab Republic) and the People's Democratic Republic of Yemen.