Yemen a Middle Eastern nation that is not part of Saudi Arabia can be found south-west at the Arabian Peninsula! It is bordered by the Arabian Sea Gulf of Aden and Oman to its south Oman and Saudi Arabia to its east. The Red Sea lies to its west. Yemen is one of the poorest countries in the Arab World suffering from political turmoil since 2011’s Arab Spring 🌍 🌊 ️ 🇾🇪 1️⃣ 🇸🇦 🇴🇲 ..
Yemen has a complex and turbulent past. Initially part of the Ottoman Empire then British protectorate in 1918 Yemen gained independence in 1967 from both parts of the country – with each having their own distinct political system and outlook. The north is an Islamic theocracy while the south follows secular principles; this division has led to much political tension between them over time .
Yemen is an interesting mix of old and new 🆕. It is home to some of the oldest cities in the world consisting of Sana’a which is over 3,000 years old. The country is also home to a variety of a plenty of ethnicities religions and cultures ️. The two main religions are Sunni Islam and Zaydi Shiism 2️⃣. While the majority of the population is Muslim there is also a sizeable Christian minority.
The economy of Yemen is largely built upon agriculture 🇾🇪 🧑🌾. Coffee and qat a famous narcotic are two of the country’s main crops 2️⃣ ️ ☕. It also has a strong tourism industry which appeals to those looking to explore ancient ruins and explore the country’s various landscapes.
Yemen’s relationship with Saudi Arabia has a long and complicated history; on the one hand, the two countries frequently support opposing factions in the Yemeni Civil War, which started in 2015; on the other, Saudi Arabia largely views Yemen as a protectorate and has offered financial and military support to the nation over time 2️⃣ ️ 🇾🇪 1️⃣ 🔛 🇸🇦.
Overall while Yemen is not part of Saudi Arabia the two countries have had a long and complex relationship 2️⃣ ️ 🇾🇪 🇸🇦. Yemen is a culturally rich and fascinating country and it has been home to some of the oldest cities in the world 🌍 ️ 🇾🇪. It contains a unique mix of old and new and its cultural and religious diversity are a testament to its long and complicated history 🆕 ️. While there have been tensions between the two countries in the past the hope is that they can move forwards together and work to bring about a brighter future for the people of Yemen 2️⃣ ️ 🇾🇪. ! .
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