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Inside Yemen

<p>A boy looks from the window of his school bus in the historical city of Shibam in southeastern Yemen, March 18, 2009. 



REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah </p>

A boy looks from the window of his school bus in the historical city of Shibam in southeastern Yemen, March 18, 2009. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah

A boy looks from the window of his school bus in the historical city of Shibam in southeastern Yemen, March 18, 2009. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah

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<p>Protesters attend the funeral of civilians killed in clashes in the southern city of Habileen, June 8, 2009. 



REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah </p>

Protesters attend the funeral of civilians killed in clashes in the southern city of Habileen, June 8, 2009. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah

Protesters attend the funeral of civilians killed in clashes in the southern city of Habileen, June 8, 2009. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah

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<p>A boy drinks from a water pump in a village near the Yemeni capital Sanaa, March 21, 2007. 


REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah </p>

A boy drinks from a water pump in a village near the Yemeni capital Sanaa, March 21, 2007. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah

A boy drinks from a water pump in a village near the Yemeni capital Sanaa, March 21, 2007. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah

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<p>A 55-year-old groom attends a mass wedding ceremony in Sanaa, July 20, 2009. 



REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah </p>

A 55-year-old groom attends a mass wedding ceremony in Sanaa, July 20, 2009. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah

A 55-year-old groom attends a mass wedding ceremony in Sanaa, July 20, 2009. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah

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<p>A view of the historical city of Shibam in southeastern Yemen, March 17, 2009.  



REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah</p>

A view of the historical city of Shibam in southeastern Yemen, March 17, 2009. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah

A view of the historical city of Shibam in southeastern Yemen, March 17, 2009. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah

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<p>A boy attends a party congress for Yemen's main Islamist opposition party, Islah, with his mother, in Sanaa, February 24, 2007.



REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah </p>

A boy attends a party congress for Yemen's main Islamist opposition party, Islah, with his mother, in Sanaa, February 24, 2007. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah

A boy attends a party congress for Yemen's main Islamist opposition party, Islah, with his mother, in Sanaa, February 24, 2007. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah

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<p>Suspected Somali pirates appear behind bars of a court in Yemen's southern port city of Aden, July 15, 2009. 



REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah </p>

Suspected Somali pirates appear behind bars of a court in Yemen's southern port city of Aden, July 15, 2009. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah

Suspected Somali pirates appear behind bars of a court in Yemen's southern port city of Aden, July 15, 2009. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah

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<p>Yemeni Jews line up outside a voter registration center in Sanaa, November 23, 2008. 



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Yemeni Jews line up outside a voter registration center in Sanaa, November 23, 2008. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah

Yemeni Jews line up outside a voter registration center in Sanaa, November 23, 2008. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah

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<p>Dragon's Blood trees, known locally as Dam al-Akhawain, or blood of the two brothers, on Yemen's Socotra island, March 27, 2008. 



REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah</p>

Dragon's Blood trees, known locally as Dam al-Akhawain, or blood of the two brothers, on Yemen's Socotra island, March 27, 2008. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah

Dragon's Blood trees, known locally as Dam al-Akhawain, or blood of the two brothers, on Yemen's Socotra island, March 27, 2008. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah

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<p>A Somali refugee with a henna facial mask in Kharaz refugee camp, south of Sanaa, May 15, 2008. 


REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah </p>

A Somali refugee with a henna facial mask in Kharaz refugee camp, south of Sanaa, May 15, 2008. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah

A Somali refugee with a henna facial mask in Kharaz refugee camp, south of Sanaa, May 15, 2008. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah

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<p>A Somali man walks on Bir Ali beach in Yemen, October 11, 2006. 



REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah </p>

A Somali man walks on Bir Ali beach in Yemen, October 11, 2006. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah

A Somali man walks on Bir Ali beach in Yemen, October 11, 2006. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah

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<p>A tribesman attends a tribal gathering in the north-western Yemeni town of Raida, December 17, 2008. 



REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah </p>

A tribesman attends a tribal gathering in the north-western Yemeni town of Raida, December 17, 2008. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah

A tribesman attends a tribal gathering in the north-western Yemeni town of Raida, December 17, 2008. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah

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<p>Local residents stand in a flooded area in the southeastern Yemeni valley of Sayoun, October 25, 2008. 



REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah </p>

Local residents stand in a flooded area in the southeastern Yemeni valley of Sayoun, October 25, 2008. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah

Local residents stand in a flooded area in the southeastern Yemeni valley of Sayoun, October 25, 2008. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah

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<p>Somali refugees walk on their way to the southern Yemeni port city of Aden upon their arrival on a smuggling boat across the Gulf of Aden, September 21, 2008. 


REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah </p>

Somali refugees walk on their way to the southern Yemeni port city of Aden upon their arrival on a smuggling boat across the Gulf of Aden, September 21, 2008. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah

Somali refugees walk on their way to the southern Yemeni port city of Aden upon their arrival on a smuggling boat across the Gulf of Aden, September 21, 2008. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah

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<p>Tribesmen perform the traditional Bara'a dance as they attend a tribal gathering in the north-western Yemeni town of Raida, December 17, 2008. 



REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah </p>

Tribesmen perform the traditional Bara'a dance as they attend a tribal gathering in the north-western Yemeni town of Raida, December 17, 2008. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah

Tribesmen perform the traditional Bara'a dance as they attend a tribal gathering in the north-western Yemeni town of Raida, December 17, 2008. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah

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<p>Boys sit in the trunk of a taxi during an excursion in Sanaa, August 27, 2009. 



REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah </p>

Boys sit in the trunk of a taxi during an excursion in Sanaa, August 27, 2009. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah

Boys sit in the trunk of a taxi during an excursion in Sanaa, August 27, 2009. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah

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<p>University graduates attend their graduation ceremony in the Yemeni capital Sanaa, July 30, 2007. 



REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah </p>

University graduates attend their graduation ceremony in the Yemeni capital Sanaa, July 30, 2007. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah

University graduates attend their graduation ceremony in the Yemeni capital Sanaa, July 30, 2007. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah

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<p>Onlookers stand as fire engulfs a plastics factory in Sanaa, February 2, 2009. 



REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah </p>

Onlookers stand as fire engulfs a plastics factory in Sanaa, February 2, 2009. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah

Onlookers stand as fire engulfs a plastics factory in Sanaa, February 2, 2009. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah

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<p>A displaced child stands by a tent at al-Mazraq refugee camp, near the northwestern Yemeni province of Saada, October 19, 2009. 



REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah </p>

A displaced child stands by a tent at al-Mazraq refugee camp, near the northwestern Yemeni province of Saada, October 19, 2009. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah

A displaced child stands by a tent at al-Mazraq refugee camp, near the northwestern Yemeni province of Saada, October 19, 2009. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah

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<p>Black-clad women from the Akhdam (servants) community demonstrate to demand better rights and living conditions in Sanaa, July 21, 2009. 



REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah </p>

Black-clad women from the Akhdam (servants) community demonstrate to demand better rights and living conditions in Sanaa, July 21, 2009. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah

Black-clad women from the Akhdam (servants) community demonstrate to demand better rights and living conditions in Sanaa, July 21, 2009. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah

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<p>An Ottoman cannon goes off at sunset on Mount Noqum which overlooks the capital Sanaa, October 4, 2005.  



REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah </p>

An Ottoman cannon goes off at sunset on Mount Noqum which overlooks the capital Sanaa, October 4, 2005. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah

An Ottoman cannon goes off at sunset on Mount Noqum which overlooks the capital Sanaa, October 4, 2005. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah

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<p>Security guards inspect the scene of a car bomb attack in the Yemeni province of Marib, July 2, 2007. 



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Security guards inspect the scene of a car bomb attack in the Yemeni province of Marib, July 2, 2007. REUTERS/Handout/Marib Press

Security guards inspect the scene of a car bomb attack in the Yemeni province of Marib, July 2, 2007. REUTERS/Handout/Marib Press

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<p>Yemeni military officers salute during a parade in Sanaa, May 21, 2009. 



REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah </p>

Yemeni military officers salute during a parade in Sanaa, May 21, 2009. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah

Yemeni military officers salute during a parade in Sanaa, May 21, 2009. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah

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<p>The ancient city of Shibam is seen in the southeastern Yemeni province of Hadhramout, October 28, 2008. 



REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah </p>

The ancient city of Shibam is seen in the southeastern Yemeni province of Hadhramout, October 28, 2008. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah

The ancient city of Shibam is seen in the southeastern Yemeni province of Hadhramout, October 28, 2008. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah

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