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Yemen

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Claire Herbert

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Transcript of Yemen

Religion
Islam is the state religion
Practice freedom of religion
Non-Muslim community is really small
Yemen
Introduction
This is Sana'a, the capital city
Only democratic republic in Arabia
was divided until 1989
Land of milk and honey
Features in many Biblical tales
Geography
located on the Southern tip of Arabian Peninsula
Mountainous interior
microclimates
Map of Yemen
Resources & their Significance
Main industries:
Agriculture and fishing
Mining
Manufacturing
Services and tourism
Yemen produces oil but still relies on foreign companies' shares for income
Culture & Customs
Main language is Arabic
Patriarchal society
Arranged marriages are prevalent
Birth of a son is an important social event
Women earn status by the number of male children they have
Egypt
Recent Events
Release of "Salmon Fishing in Yemen"
Stars Emily Blunt and Ewan McGregor
Not so popular in reality
The Yemen is a conservative Muslim country
A scene from the movie
Bibliography
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-14704951
http://www.10-facts-about.com/Yemen/id/862
http://www.travelingeast.com/middle-east/yemen/ten-interesting-facts-about-yemen/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Geography_of_Yemen
http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/652831/Yemen/273063/Daily-life-and-social-customs
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Salmon_Fishing_in_the_Yemen
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/middleeast/yemen/9241821/Theres-no-salmon-fishing-in-Yemen-tourist-board-warns.html
http://topics.nytimes.com/top/news/international/countriesandterritories/egypt/
http://www.egypt.travel/
http://www.al-monitor.com/pulse/originals/2013/07/yemen-divided-egypt-crisis-morsi.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Egypt
"Background Note: Egypt". United States Department of State Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs. 10 November 2010. Retrieved 20 0ct 2013

Egypt
Africa vs Arabia
Israel, Sudan and Libya
The Nile: source of fertility
Political position
Geography
Resources
Agriculture poor
Diverse economy
Coal, oil, natural gas
Rely mainly on tourism
Expats and taxes
Tourism
History
Pyramids and Sphinx
Abu Simbul
Valley of the Kings
Cairo Museum
Beaches
Culture
Culture
Liberal vs Traditional
Egyptian Arabic
Education and literacy
High produce of culture
Influential
Effects of tradition
Religion
Muslim majority
Only three recognized religions
Tension
Cause of conflict
Political Timeline...
Egypto-Yemeni Links
Egypt supported North Yemen in Civil War
Political mirroring
Cultural copying
"Egypt's present is Yemen's future."
Nasser:
Start of Egyptian military state
Russian alliance and Israeli conflict
Support of Yemen
Sadat:
Brokered peace deal with Israel
Switched Cold War alliance to USA
This alliance still exists today
Political Timeline cont
Political Timeline cont.
Morsi:
Supported militarily
Generally opposed
MB connections
Coup d'etat July 2013
Political Timeline cont
Mansour
Head of interim government
State remains violent
USA tensions
Culture & Customs
Main language - Arabic
Patriarchal society
Marriage is one of the biggest social events
Religion
State religion is Islam
Freedom of religion
Non-Muslim community is small
Women's status is based on the number of sons she has
Islam is the state faith
Yemen
Egypt
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