Port city of Yemen
2. Arabian gulf
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foreigner should be well-behaved
~ Yemeni proverb
is a city in Yemen.
It is a natural port, built on an old volcanic site and first
used by the ancient Kingdom of Awsan between the 5th and 7th
of Yemen from World Factbook
consists of a number of small towns: the port city, the
industrial city known as Little Aden with its large oil refinery,
and Madinat ash-Sha'b, the centre of government. Two suburbs,
Khormaksar and Sheikh Othman, lie north of the old city, with the
international airport situated between them.
was the capital of the People's Democratic Republic of the Yemen
until the unification of North and South Yemen when it was
declared a free trade zone. It gives its name to the Gulf of
USS Cole bombing happened in this city on October 12, 2000.
U.S. Navy guided missile destroyer USS Cole (DDG 67) (foreground)
remains moored to a refueling platform in the industrial harbor
in Aden, Yemen, on Oct. 15, 2000. The Arleigh Burke class
destroyer was the target of a suspected terrorist attack which
took place in the port of Aden on Oct. 12, 2000, during a
scheduled refueling. Nine sailors were killed and eight have been
listed as missing. DoD photo.
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