al-mukalla al-mukalla

Definition(s):

  • (n) a port in southern Yemen on the Gulf of Aden to the east of Aden

News

  1. Yemen's army retakes base seized by Qaeda militants

    ADEN (Reuters) - Yemeni special forces retook an army base and freed several hostages hours after al Qaeda militants disguised as security personnel seized the site in southeast Yemen, killing at least four soldiers, a military official said on Monday. Dozens of militants had stormed the headquarters of the army's Second Division in the city of al-Mukalla and captured some military personnel. At ...
    on September 30, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

  2. Suspected Qaeda militants capture Yemen army base: official

    ADEN (Reuters) - Dozens of suspected al Qaeda militants captured a Yemeni army base on Monday in the south-east of the Arabian peninsula country, a military official said. The militants had taken some military personnel hostage at the base in the city of al-Mukalla, the official said. (Reporting by Mohammed Mukhashaf,; Writing by Mahmoud Habboush, Editing by William Maclean and Jon Boyle)
    on September 30, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

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