GLOBAL CONNECTIONS: the Near/Middle East
May 22, 1990: Northern and Southern Yemen unite in a democratic republic.

North and south reunite after nearly a decade of trying. The formation of the Republic of Yemen ends centuries of tribal and religious squabbles and signals the end of absolute rule. A democratic system of government based on popular elections, freedom of speech, and an independent judiciary is installed.

WWW A historical timeline of Yemen
http://i-cias.com/e.o/yemen_5.htm

A historical timeline of Yemen


WWW Yemen: Separate States and Unification
http://www.arab.net/yemen/history/yn_unification.html

Yemen gains its independence.


WWW Yemen Country Information
http://www.insidecountries.com/html /yemen_information.html

An overview of Yemen, including its history and its current state