Democratic Republic o Yemen

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Democratic Republic o Yemen

جمهورية اليمن الديمقراطية
Jumhūrīyat al-Yaman ad-Dīmuqrāṭīyah
Banner o Sooth Yemen
StatusUnrecognisit state
Common leidsArabic
• 1994
Ali Salim al-Beidh
Prime Meenister 
• 1994
Haidar Abu Bakr al-Attas
Historical eraYemeni Ceevil War
• Established
21 Mey 1994
• Disestablished
7 Julie 1994
1994332,970 km2 (128,560 sq mi)
CurrencySooth Yemeni Dinar
Time zoneUTC+3
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Succeedit bi

The Democratic Republic o Yemen ([جمهورية اليمن الديمقراطية, Jumhūrīyat al-Yaman ad-Dīmuqrāṭīyah] error: {{lang-xx}}: text has italic markup (help)), wis declared in Mey 1994. The DRY, wi its caipital in Aden, wis led bi Preses Ali Salim al-Beidh an Prime Meenister Haidar Abu Bakr al-Attas an representit a response tae the weakenin position o the sooth in the Yemeni ceevil war o 1994. The new state failed tae receive internaitional recognition, despite the sympathy o Saudi Arabie for its position. Its leaders, in addition tae Yemeni Socialist Pairty figurs such as al-Beidh an Attas, includit some prominent personalities frae Sooth Yemeni history such as Abdallah al-Asnaj who haed been strenuously opposed tae YSP ane-pairty rule in the umwhile Fowkdemocratic Republic o Yemen.[1]

The secession follaeed several weeks o fechtin that began on 27 Aprile, an lastit frae 21 Mey 1994 till 7 Julie 1994. The ceevil war endit efter the DRY stranghaulds o Mukalla an Aden fell tae govrenment forces.

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  1. Paul Dresch, A History of Yemen, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2000; p. 196