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Yemen is a country in Western Asia, on the southern end of the Arabian Peninsula. It borders Saudi Arabia to the north and Oman to the northeast and shares maritime borders with Eritrea, Djibouti, and Somalia. It is the second-largest Arab sovereign state in the peninsula. The coastline stretches for about 2,000 kilometres (1,200 miles). Yemen's constitutionally stated capital, and largest city, is the city of Sanaa, but the city has been under Houthi rebel control since February 2015. Its executive administration resides in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

Yemen in "Last Flight of the Swan of the East"[]

Yemen was part of the Ottoman Empire when the Great War broke out. Hellmuch von Mücke and his men made went through Yemen on their way back to Germany in 1915.[1]

Yemen in Worldwar[]

Yemen remained neutral in World War II. It was conquered by the Race's Conquest Fleet during their invasion of the Earth in 1942 along with the rest of the Middle East. It was recognized as a Race colony after the Peace of Cairo in 1944.[2]

References[]

  1. Leviathans: Armored Skies, pg. 377, loc. 5477, ebook.
  2. See the Colonization map.
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