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Yemen is well represented in cyberspace.  Here are some links on various aspects of Yemeni history and culture.  If you come across relevant new websites or youtube videos, please send them to the webshaykh at aiys.president@aiys.org.

General Background on Yemen

• Yemen: Al-Bab (Brian Whitaker)
http://www.al-bab.com/yemen/

• Yemen: The  World Factbook
https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/ym.html

Agriculture

• Medieval Agricultural Texts from Rasulid Yemen (Varisco)
http://www.filaha.org/medieval_agricultural.html

• The 18th Century Yemeni Almanac of Yūsuf al-Maḥallī (Varisco)
http://www.filaha.org/almanac_yusuf_al_mahalli.html

Arabic Dictionaries

• Searchable Lisân al-‘Arab and four other Arabic lexicons http://www.baheth.info

• Word Reference (Arabic-English and English-Arabic) http://www.wordreference.com/enar/

Archaeology and Antiquities

• Archaeological Projects in Yemen (AIYS listing)
http://www.aiys.org/projects.html

• Archaeology in Yemen (CEFAS listing)
http://www.cefas.com.ye/spip.php?rubrique153

• Deutsches Archäologisches Institut
http://www.dainst.org/de/department/sanaa?ft=all

• Land of Frankincense Archeological Project
http://ualr.edu/anthropology/index.php/home/programs/anthropology/land-of-frankincense-archaeological-project/

• The late prehistoric standing stones of the Tihâma (Yemen): the domestication of space and the construction of human-landscape identity (Lamya Khalidi)
http://remmm.revues.org/468y

• Yemen: World Archeology Magazine
http://www.world-archaeology.com/category/world/asia/yemen

Culture

• The Folklore of Tihama
http://www.lavoixduyemen.com/en/2013/09/04/the-folklore-of-tihama/4980/

• The Rich History of Theater in Yemen (Katherine Hennesey)
http://www.lavoixduyemen.com/en/2013/10/22/the-rich-history-of-theater-in-yemen/5157/

Food and Drink

• Yemen Kitchen
http://yemenkitchen.wordpress.com/

History

• The Birth of Modern Yemen (Brian Whitaker) e-book
http://www.al-bab.com/yemen/birthofmodernyemen/default.htm

• A History of Modern Yemen (Paul Dresch) online pdf
http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/samples/cam031/00029266.pdf

• Yemen Profile: BBC (Timeline from 1500 to present)
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-middle-east-14704951

Journals

• Arabian Humanities. International Journal of Archaeology and Social Sciences in the Arabian Peninsula
http://www.cefas.com.ye/spip.php?rubrique201

• The British-Yemeni Society Journal
http://www.al-bab.com/bys/journal.htm

• Revue des mondes musulmans et de la Méditerranée (Yemen issue in 2008)
http://remmm.revues.org/4683

Music and Dance

• Anthropology of Dance (Najwa Adra)
http://www.najwaadra.net/dance.html

Newspapers and News Sources

For a master list of Yemeni newspapers, go to http://www.onlinenewspapers.com/yemen.htm

• صهافة نت
http://sahafah.net/

• الثورة
http://www.althawranews.net/portal/

• Yemen News Agency (SABA)
http://www.sabanews.net/en/ (English)
http://www.sabanews.net/ar/ (Arabic)

• Yemen Online (English)
http://yemenonline.info/

• يمن بورتال نت
http://yemenportal.net/

Yemen Post (English)
http://www.yemenpost.net/

• يمن برس
http://yemen-press.com/

Yemen Times (English)
http://www.yementimes.com/

Poetry

• ‘Abd Allāh al-Baraddūnī official website (Arabic)
http://www.albaradoni.com/

• Mahri Poetry Archive
http://sites.middlebury.edu/mahripoetry/

Proverbs

•امثال حضرمية
http://www.almamlkh.net/vb/showpost.php?p=1142283&postcount=3

Research Centers

• Centre Français d’Archéologie et de Sciences Sociales de Sanaa
http://www.cefas.com.ye/

• Deutsch-Jemenitischen Gesellschaft
http://www.djg-ev.de/1/startseite/startseite.html

•Österreichisch-jemenitische Gesellschaft
http://oejg.at/

South Arabic

South Arabic Script
http://www.omniglot.com/writing/southarabian.htm

Water Issue

• Water in Yemen: Changing Views on a Changing Natural Resource (Jac van der Gun)
http://www.al-bab.com/bys/articles/vandergun10.htm

 

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