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Old 04-08-2010, 07:36 AM
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Former Monarchies of Aden, Yemen and the Southern Arabian Sultanates

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Old 08-15-2010, 11:53 PM
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Former Monarchies of Aden, Yemen and the Southern Arabian Sultanates

Sheffield’s Weston Park Museum featured on Wednesday an art festival and archaeological exhibition on the Queen Arwa and Belqis of Yemen. - University of Liverpool
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Former Monarchies of Aden, Yemen and the Southern Arabian Sultanates

Do any Forum members want to start new thread sections on non-Reigning Royals of Yemen (Imanate/Kingdom), and Sultanates, Sheikhdoms & Emirates of South Yemen and former Aden Protectorate & Federation of Southern Arabia - Lahej, Shihr & Mukalla, Fadhli, Yafa'i, Beihan, Dhala, Sha'ib, Hadhrami, Kathiri, Mahri Quishn & Socotra, Birati, etc.?
These are very interesting Royal Houses, and some have excellent websites like the Quait'i Sultanate of Hadhramaut (Shihr &Mukalla).
I hope others may be interested too.
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Old 03-02-2012, 12:19 PM
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Who is the Pretender to the Throne of Yemen now?
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Old 03-02-2012, 01:47 PM
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Kingdom of Yemen

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Who is the Pretender to the Throne of Yemen now?
The last King of Yemen at the time of the Royalist/Republican War in 1962 was King Muhammad al-Badr, who was the son of King Ahmed Hamidaddin (1948-62).
HM King Muhammad al-Badr Hamidaddin (Hameed al-Deen) led the Royalist forces from North Yemen and Saudi Arabia.
He went into exile in Saudi Arabia, and then Britain with his family. He died in 1996.
His son and Heir is HRH Crown Prince Ageel bin Muhammad Al-Badr Hamidaddin (born 1974). Crown Prince Ageel's son & Heir is HRH Prince Muhammad Al-Hassan bin Ageel.
I hope this is helpful to start Yemen Kingdom forum.
The Sultanates, Sheikhdoms, & Emirates of Southern Arabia (Aden Protectorate & South Yemen) are equally interesting!
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Old 03-02-2012, 04:07 PM
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Is there any change for the Royal Family of Yemen to have back the Throne?
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Old 03-02-2012, 05:56 PM
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Is there any change for the Royal Family of Yemen to have back the Throne?
I'm not an expert in this subject or up-to-date on situation re Monarchy restoration in Yemen, but from much that ive read on the history of North Yemens Royalist/Republican civil war from 1962, and the many tribal clan rivalries in the now united North &South Yemen, post-Sallah Presidency &Republics unrest, plus new Islamic extremist eliments & security situation ongoing, i think any National movement or unified feeling for the return of the Monarchy most unlikely myself.
If the situation in Yemen settles and stabilizes with some sort of democratic or coalition Government of National unity, then maybe a return of the Royal family as private citizens is as possible as has happened in Afghanistan and some East European Balkan Republics.
It is worth pointing out too that unlike the original North Yemen Imanate & Kingdom, the Republic of Yemen now includes the former North & South Yemens. South Yemen was a Marxist State that took over the former Sultanates,Sheikhdoms,Emirates of Aden Protectorate & Federation of South Arabia,in 1967. Therefore these regions (Aden,Hadhramaut,etc) have there own tribal loyalties and divisions, and Royal Houses and histories.
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Old 03-02-2012, 06:41 PM
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The Royal Family of Yemen had any recent statement regarding the situation of the country?
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Old 03-02-2012, 08:58 PM
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The Royal Family of Yemen had any recent statement regarding the situation of the country?
The last i read through The Monarchist League and other Royalty websites was that HRH Crown Prince Ageel bin Muhammad Al-Badr Hamidaddin of Yemen was active as a spokesman for the Royal Family and on Yemens situation since the death of his father HM King Muhammad Al-Badr in 1996.
Ive not yet found anything up to date since the recent civil unrest and anti-Salih protests. I think the Royal family are still in Britain, but previously they were in exile in Saudi Arabia. Al Jazeera News archives website may possibly be worth a try as a source of information or any recent quotes or interviews.
Al Jazeera News covered the Libyan Sanussi Royal Heir during the Libyan recent uprising, and BBC News covered the Iraqi Hashemite Royal claimants during Iraqi elections etc.
Other smaller Yemeni Sultanates of former Aden Protectorate & South Arabia are living in Yemen (South Yemen regions) and many are active within their own Tribal communities and former capitals & ancestoral homelands of old Sultanates,Sheikhdoms,Emirates.
Some Royal websites cover the North Yemeni Hamidaddin Royal Family.
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Old 03-03-2012, 05:43 AM
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So it is not easy to know the real situation of the Royals of this region.
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Old 03-03-2012, 08:33 AM
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Yemen Royal Family

Not easy to find up to date news or info on Yemen Royal Family or other Sultanates and Sheikhdoms of South Yemeni Region.
Im starting to up-date Royalty Forum information on some of the larger old Sultanates & Sheikhdoms of former South Yemen - Aden and Hadhramaut Regions.
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Old 03-03-2012, 09:19 AM
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Sultanate of Lahej

Sultanate of Lahej -
Established independent control and rule 1728 by Abdali Dynasty.
Capital of Lahej Sultanate - Lahij.
Largest or most important independent Sultanate in Aden Region, came under British influence and protection 1918.
In 1919 Lahej expanded control of Subeihi area.
In 1958 British control deposed Sultan HH Ali bin Abd al-Karim al-Abdali (1952-58) as Sultan resisted joining British imposed new Federation of Arab Emirates.
His Heir and British approved successor was Sultan HH Fadl VI bin Ali bin Ahmad al-Abdali (1958-67).
He was the last reigning Sultan of Lahej, being deposed in 1967 when Britain pulled out of Aden and South Arabia, and the Marxist forces of the new Peoples Republic of South Yemen deposed the ruling Sultans and abolished the Sultanates and their independence in 1967.
Some Royal Family websites may cover the dynasties of Lahej and other former South Arabian & Aden Sultanates.
Any further up to date information on Lahej Royal Family would be very welcome!
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Aqrabi Sheikhdom

Aqrabi Sheikhdom -
Split from long established Lahej Sultanate in 18th Cen.
In 1839 British influence and control spread to Aqrabi from Port of Aden and Lahej Sultanate.
In 1888 Aqrabi became a British Protectorate.
In 1960 Aqrabi joined Federation of Arab Emirates.
In 1963 Aqrabi joined Federation of South Arabia.
The last reigning Sheikh, H.E.Sheikh Mahmud bin Muhammad Al-Aqrabi (1957-1967) was deposed in August 1967 (when Britain pulled out of Aden Region), and the Aqrabi Sheikhdom abolished in November 1967 by the new Marxist South Yemen Republic.
Any new up-to-date information on the Aqrabi Sheikhdom Family Dynasty situation today would be helpful!
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Upper Aulaqi Sultanate of Nisab

Upper Aulaqi Sultanate of Nisab -

Sultanate of Aulaqi (Awlaqi) split 18th Cent in to Upper & Lower Aulaqi Sultanates.
In 19th Cent came under British control.
In 1964 joined Federation South Arabia.
The last reigning Sultan, HH Sultan Awad bin Salih Al-Awlaqi (1935-1967), was deposed and Sultanate abolished in 1967 (when the British left Aden) by the new Marxist South Yemen Republic.
Any new information on Upper Aulaqi Sultanate Dynasty and family situation would be helpful.
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Lower Aulaqi Sultanate.

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Sultanate of Lower Aulaqi split from Upper Aulaqi in 18th Cent.
In 19th Cent came under British control.
In 1960 joined Federation Arab Emirates.
In 1963 joined Federation South Arabia.
The last reigning Sultan was HH Sultan Nasir bin Aydarus Al-Awlaqi (1947-1967). He was deposed after the British pulled out of South Arabia in 1967, by the new Marxist South Yemeni regime, and imprisoned for some time with his relative and Governor of Lower Aulaqi Sultanate, Prince Ali Abdullah Al-Awlaqi.
The Sultanate was abolished in 1967 with all the other Sultanates in South Arabia by the new Marxist S.Yemen Republic.
Up-to-date information on the Dynasty and families situation would be helpful, and also any further information on the Sultan and Governors imprisonment would be most welcome.
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Sheikhdom of Upper Aulaqi.

Upper Aulaqi Sheikhdom -

The Sheikhdom was a smaller related State and neighbour of Upper Aulaqi Sultanate. The Aulaqi Sheikhs of Said split from the Sultanate in 18th Cent.
In 1890 became a British Protectorate.
In 1959 was a founding member State of Federation Arab Emirates.
In 1963 joined Federation South Arabia.
The last reigning Sheikh was H.E.Sheikh Amir Abd Allah bin Muhsin al Yaslami Al-Aulaqi (1959-1967).
He was deposed and the Sheikhdom abolished (after British left South Arabia) in 1967 by the Marxist new South Yemen Republic.
New information would be helpful.
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Alawi Sheikhdom.

Alawi Sheikhdom -

The Sheikhdom of Alawi was established and independent by 1839 when the British began to have influence there.
In 1895 became part of British Aden Protectorate.
The Alawi Sheikhdoms Capital was the town of Al-Qasha.
The last reigning Sheikh was H.E.Sheikh Salih bin Sayil Al-Alawi (1940-1967).
He was deposed in 1967 (after the British left Aden) by the new Marxist South Yemeni regime, and the Sheikhdom then abolished.
Any new and up-to-date information on Alawi Sheikhdom and Dynasty would be helpful.
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Sultanate of Fadhli.

Sultanate of Fadhli -

The Fadhli Sultanate is on the Aden Gulf coast, and after The Sultanate of Lahej, The Fadhli Sultanate is probably the other better known and established Sultanate in the western region of Southern Arabia in the Aden Gulf coast area.
The original & traditional Capital of Fadhli was the town of Shruqah.
The later administrational Capital of Fadhli moved to the town of Zinjibar.
In 1890 came under British protection.
In 1959 was one of the original founding members Federation Arab Emirates.
In 1963 joined Federation South Arabia.
The last reigning Sultan, HH Nasser bin Abdullah bin Ahmed Al-Fadhli, was deposed and the Sultanate abolished in 1967 by the new Marxist South Yemen Republic.
Further information on The Fadhli Sultanate Dynasty and Family would be very hepful please.
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Sheikhdom of Shaib.

Sheikhdom of Shaib -

The Shaib Sheikhdom was established by the 18th Cent.
The Sheikhdom came under British influence and protection in the 19th Cent.
Joined the Federation of Arab Emirates & Federation of South Arabia 1960s.
The last reigning Sheikh, H.E.Sheikh Yahya Mohammed Al-Kholaqi Al-Saqladi (1965-67), was deposed in 1967 by the Marxist South Yemen regime and Sheikh Yahya went in to exile in Saudi Arabia.
The Sheikhdom was abolished by the new Peoples Republic of South Yemen in November 1967.
Sheikh Yahya Mohammed Al-Kholaqi Al-Saqladi died in Saudi Arabia in 2001.
Any new information on Sheikh Yahya's life in exile, and on The Shaib Al-Saqladi Dynasty & Family would be interesting and helpful.
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