Yemen: Country Profile

Contributed By: Elisheva Cohen
Language of Presentation: English
Media Format: Webpage
School Level: College/University, Middle/High School
Institution/Provider: Middle East Policy Council
Author: TeachMideast
Collection: MEPC Country Profiles
Condition of Use: Fair Use for Education

This comprehensive country profile introduces readers to Yemen. It includes a basic overview of Yemeni demographics and geography. It introduces readers to the history of the country beginning in 1200 BCE, addressing the British control over the area, the division between Northern and Southern Yemen along with their unification. The profile also discusses the 2011 Arab uprisings and the civil war in Yemen that broke out in 2013. The profile also includes information about Yemeni culture, including its art, music, and sports. This is a useful resource for a teacher wanting to learn a bit more about Yemen. It is also a great resource for high school or college age students–information is accessible and the layout is user friendly with pictures, graphs, and additional links. >

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