Questions tagged [yemen]

The Republic of Yemen / الجمهورية اليمنية / al-Jumhūrīyah al-Yamanīyah, a Middle Eastern country on the Red Sea and the Gulf of Aden.

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How to react if a friend is arrested in Yemen (or claims to be)?

My friend was arrested in Yemen and they won’t let him home so he can pay the fine what can I do? He was let go but didn’t have time to get home and pay so they arrested him again
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Visiting the US after visiting Yemen [closed]

I am a British citizen with a British passport, and have travelled quite extensively for holidays. I like going off the beaten track, and am seriously contemplating a trip to the Yemeni island of ...
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I was born in Yemen, but to British parents and never had Yemeni citizenship. Can I travel to the USA under the Trump ban?

Always been British and left Yemen as a young child many decades ago. But I was born there and it says so in my passport. Can I travel to the USA? Same question applies to children born in any of the ...
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Yemeni Rial exchange in Istanbul

Can I exchange Yemeni Rial into US dollars at the airport in Istanbul at any of the currency exchange desks? I work in Yemen and have a bunch of leftover local notes that I would like to exchange ...
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Can tourists go skiing in Yemen?

Is it possible for tourists to go skiing in Yemen? An article talking about the skiing scene in Saudi Arabia mentions: Saudi entrepreneurs have seen the demand for snow sports facilities in the ...
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Land-based travel in the Middle East

I'm half juggling the thought of a few weeks in the Middle East (I need to collect a 'Y' and an 'O' for my country alphabet). I've looked at flights that may go into Dubai or Qatar from NZ, and then ...
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Is it safe to travel to Socotra, Yemen?

I have been wanting to travel to Socotra, Yemen to see the dragonblood trees and bizarrely beautiful landscapes for a while now, but given the current instability in the rest of Yemen, is it advisable?...
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