The current conflict in southern Arabia is threatening one of the most remarkable sites of the region’s pre-Islamic civilisations.
Roger Hudson details the tense situation leading up to the evacuation of British troops from Aden in 1967.
Since the end of the Second World War, writes J. Garston, there has been an enormous increase in Aden’s importance, both commercial and strategic.
Since its discovery in Yemen in 1972 a collection of brittle documents, believed to be among the earliest Koranic texts, has been the subject of fierce and divisive debate among scholars of Islamic history, as Scott MacMillan reports.
Karen Thomas previews 'Queen of Sheba: Treasures from Ancient Yemen', the main exhibition at the British Museum over the summer months.
Ann Hills explores the Yemen Arab Republic's unique historic capital.