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Friendship in Sana'a, Yemen  
   

Friendship in Sana'a, Yemen

The man on the far left broke into song after the photo was taken.
Where Tourists Fear to Tread

June 23rd 2010
Seeing the broken wreckage of a military helicopter near the runway of Sana’a International Airport as my flight landed confirmed most people’s impressions of Yemen - a dangerous and lawless land where there is an average of three guns for every man, woman and child the country. The other impression of a conservative and closeted country was apparent earlier on my flight, for if one turned the ... read more
Middle East » Yemen » Sana'a

Yemeni Flag North Yemen became independent of the Ottoman Empire in 1918. The British, who had set up a protectorate area around the southern port of Aden in the 19th century, withdrew in 1967 from what became South Yemen. Three years later, the southern governm... ... read more
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