Updated: Oct 29, 2020

Prices for meat in the Sanaa sūq were posted on a tablet from just before the unification in Yemen in 1990.

The cost of a kilo of beef back then was 40 riyals; in February, 2019 it was reported as 1,800 riyals.

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Updated: Oct 29, 2020

In 1829 Captain Charles Francklin Head set out from Bombay for the Red Sea. His sailing vessel passed by Socotra, Aden, Mocha and Luhayya. His book is available online at Here are a few excerpts and images...

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