December 3, 2014
Thousands of secessionists in Yemen have rallied in the port city of Aden. They want the southern part of the country to break away from the north, according to a November 30 Al Jazeera article. The southern Yemenis are convinced that North Yemen has too much control over power, wealth and natural resources. Beginning in 1967, South Yemen became an independent state. It merged with the north in 1990.
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