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The Spirit of Yemen  

The Spirit of Yemen

This is my favorite picture (unfortunately not mine). Copyright: Lucia de los Cartones.
Bringing the 'War on Terror' home

February 14th 2006
A police station in Zabid. Around 10am. The steady stream of people asking me where I'm from and why I'm here finally culminated in me sitting next to The Man Himself, patiently explaining myself. It's February, but I have a respectable tan from the past week or so spent in the lowlands here by the Red Sea, mostly outdoors and in the backs of pickup trucks. It's hot and humid, and I could use ... 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
25th June 2010

hussain gamali
كيف الحال انا والله معجب بعيون تلك الفتاة الجميلة
8th January 2011

i love this!
This picture captivates the culture and community, the love that's being shared by the mother to those children, her offspring and future.( all boy's too)and the way she is holding the lamb, with such care like it is her baby.just an assumtion, the body language does not display teerorist.Well other than the knife in the little boys pants, and that kind of looks planted there, by the way he is looking at the person to the right, of the camara guy-woman!!!!But then again that could be his form of protection and way to gain food to eat.Im pretty sure they don't have mcdonalds.:) thats just my interpretation.
23rd February 2011

It is always hard to see in childrens· faces the uncertenty of life as seen in the oldest one
25th March 2011

I'm proud of Yemen. Thank you for such a beautiful picture.
9th January 2012

Like this Pic
Masya Allah, its very interesting

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