Al Hazm, Yemen

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Al Hazm
Toun
Al Hazm is located in Yemen
Al Hazm
Al Hazm
Location in Yemen
Coordinates: 16°9′51″N 44°46′36″E / 16.16417°N 44.77667°E / 16.16417; 44.77667
Kintra  Yemen
Govrenorate Al Jawf Govrenorate
Destrict Al Hazm Destrict
Time zone YST (UTC+6.30)

Al Hazm or Al-Hazm is a toun in Al Jawf Govrenorate o Yemen. It is the caipital toun o baith the Al Jawf Govrenorate an Al Hazm Destrict.[1] It is locatit northwast o the ceety o Ma'rib an soothwast o Sa'dah.[2][3] In the late 1980s a heich-gate wis built through Al Hazm, leadin tae Baraqish an Ma'in tae the sooth tae Ma'rib.[4]Yemen wis reportit bi OPEC tae hae receivit a $5m loan for the road project on 11 Mey 1987. [5]It is servit bi Al Hazm Airport.[6] Al Hazm haes been mentioned in numerous publications as being connectit wi Al Qaeda.[7][8]

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  4. Hämäläinen, Pertti (1 September 1999). Yemen. Lonely Planet. p. 204. ISBN 978-0-86442-603-1. Retrieved 30 September 2011. 
  5. Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (1987). OPEC bulletin. Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries. p. 56. Retrieved 30 September 2011. 
  6. "Al Hazm Airport". International Air Charter. Retrieved 30 September 2011. 
  7. Heffelfinger, Christopher; Scheuer, Michael (2005). Unmasking terror: a global review of terrorist activities. Jamestown Foundation. ISBN 978-0-9675009-5-9. Retrieved 30 September 2011. 
  8. Hull, Edmund J. (27 Aprile 2011). High-Value Target: Countering Al Qaeda in Yemen. Potomac Books, Inc. p. 108. ISBN 978-1-59797-679-4. Retrieved 30 September 2011.