South Arabia, Federation of
geographical name former British protectorate comprising crown colony of Aden & numerous semi-independent Arab sultanates & emirates; made part of People's Democratic Republic of Yemen 1967

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  • South Arabia — as a general term refers to several regions as currently recognized, in chief the Republic of Yemen; yet it has historically also included Najran, Jizan, and Asir which are presently in Saudi Arabia, and Dhofar presently in Oman. The frontiers of …   Wikipedia

  • Federation of South Arabia — Infobox Former Country native name = اتحاد الجنوب العربي conventional long name = Federation of South Arabia common name = South Arabia continent = moved from Category:Asia to the Middle East region = the Middle East country = Yemen era = Cold… …   Wikipedia

  • Federation of Arab Emirates of the South — Infobox Former Country native name = اتحاد إمارات الجنوب العربي conventional long name = Federation of Arab Emirates of the South common name = Arab Emirates of the South continent = moved from Category:Asia to the Middle East region = the Middle …   Wikipedia

  • Federation of the Universities of the Islamic World — (FUIW) is an organisation working within the framework of the Islamic Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ISESCO) to support universities and higher education institutions in the Islamic world.Members ;United Arab Emirates * Ajman… …   Wikipedia

  • Arabia, history of — Introduction       history of the region from prehistoric times to the present.       Some time after the rise of Islam in the first quarter of the 7th century AD and the emergence of the Arabian (Arab) Muslims as the founders of one of the great …   Universalium

  • South Arabia — /saʊθ əˈreɪbiə/ (say sowth uh raybeeuh) noun 1. Federation of, a federation in southern Arabia, lasting from 1959–67, comprising 16 states of the Protectorate of South Arabia and the state (formerly colony) of Aden. 2. Protectorate of, a former… …   Australian English dictionary

  • Federation of Islamic Associations of New Zealand — The Federation of Islamic Associations of New Zealand (FIANZ) was set up in April 1979 by Mazhar Krasniqi and other Muslim community leaders to draw together the regional Islam organisations of Auckland, Wellington and Canterbury into one… …   Wikipedia

  • South Arabia — 1. Protectorate of, a former protectorate of Great Britain in S Arabia, now part of the Republic of Yemen. 2. Federation of, a short lived federation in S Arabia, overlapping the Protectorate of South Arabia, now part of the Republic of Yemen. *… …   Universalium

  • South Arabia — 1. Protectorate of, a former protectorate of Great Britain in S Arabia, now part of the Republic of Yemen. 2. Federation of, a short lived federation in S Arabia, overlapping the Protectorate of South Arabia, now part of the Republic of Yemen …   Useful english dictionary

  • Federation of South Arabia — noun See South Arabia (def. 1) …   Australian English dictionary

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