GLOBAL CONNECTIONS: the Near/Middle East
1970: Northern Yemen's eight-year civil war ends.

Imam Muhammad al-Badr, Northern Yemen's leader, is exiled to Britain. A new government established by the republicans lasts only four years before army leaders seize control and steer the country in a conservative direction.

WWW Civil War in Yemen

A brief history of the civil war in Yemen

WWW A historical timeline of Yemen

A historical timeline of Yemen