GLOBAL CONNECTIONS: the Near/Middle East
1962: Civil war erupts when the Yemen Arab Republic is established in the north.

When army officers in the north overthrow the new imam, Muhammad al-Badr, the Yemen Arab Republic is established. Civil war ensues. The republicans are backed by Egypt and the Soviet Union, and the imam's supporters are backed by Saudi Arabia and Britain.

WWW Civil War in Yemen
http://www.arab.net/yemen/history/yn_civilwar.html

A brief history of the civil war in Yemen


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

A historical timeline of Yemen