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Links - Aden and Yemen related information

The Colony of Aden  David Harrington has created an excellent  web site relating to his time in Aden from 1961 to 1966. David worked for the  Marconi International Marine company.

The ADEN DINNER CLUB The Aden Dinner Club was formed on 14th September 1949.  It provides, through an annual newsletter and an annual gathering (usually in London), a means by which those who have lived or worked in any capacity in the old Colony and Protectorate of Aden, or in the modern Yemen Republic, may remain in touch and have news both of former colleagues and of current events in the area.

British Yemeni Society. The society was created to advance public knowledge in Britain about the Republic of Yemen, its history, geography, economy and culture.

Khormaksar School    Web site for former Khormaksar school pupils 

Aden Radio . Transmitting International and Local news each day in English

Aden Airways  Web site detailing the history and operations of Aden Airways and life in Aden

Patrick Syder Travel  U.K.  Tour company offering an  Escorted Tour to Yemen and other Middle Eastern  countries

Yemen Explorers - Tourist guide to Yemen

Yemen ObserverLocal and National News

Yemen Times - Local and National  News

Yemen Tourism - Site run by the Yemen tourist board

Albawaba  Internet news from Yemen

Almotamar - Internet news from Yemen

Yemen News Agency - Saba Internet news

Al-Bab - "An open door to the Arab world"  Extensive links to resources about the country including news, travel, maps and the people.

Arabia Felix - Web magazine about Yemen

British Foreign and Commonwealth Office      Travel advice for Yemen

US Department of State     Travel advice for Yemen  from the US Government.

Forces Reunited     Links to the regiments stationed in Aden.

Friends Reunited    Links to the LAPA and Isthmus Schools

Yemenia Air     Direct flights from London To Aden each Wednesday and Saturday

Port Of Aden     Website detailing the history and services available at the port. Good panoramic view of the port from Shamsam

 READING MATERIAL

"The Last Sunset" by Steven Harper

"Having been a Soldier"     by Colonel Colin (Mad Mitch) Mitchell

"An Element of Luck"     by Michael Crouch

"Standing on Shamsan"     by Garry Kilworth. 

"The View from Steamer Point"     by Charles Johnston 

"Yemen - The Unknown Arabia"     by Tim Mackintosh Smith

"Travels in Dictionary Land "     by Tim Mackintosh Smith

" A History of Arabia Felix or Yemen, including an account of Aden.  Written by Captain R.L. Playfair. Published in 1859. "  In a PDF  format . Click on the title for the link.

 

VIDEOS

The English Sheikh and the Arab Gentlemen

 Bader Ben Hirsi born and bred in London travels through Yemen with Tim Mackintosh-Smith, a resident of Yemen since the 80's