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  • In Mesopotamia and Yemen disturbance was endemic; nearer home, a semblance of loyalty was maintained in the army and among the Mussulman population by a system of delation and espionage, and by wholesale arrests; while, obsessed by terror of assassination, the sultan withdrew himself into fortified seclusion in the palace of Yildiz.
  • From Yemen, is especially valuable as representing an independent tradition.
  • One of these routes was by sea to south-west Arabia (Yemen), and thence up the Red Sea to Alexandria.
  • - An Arab sultanate, with its capital at Zaila (Zeyla), was founded by Koreishite immigrants from the Yemen in, it is said, the 7th century A.D.
  • Zaila became a dependency of Yemen and thus nominally part of the Turkish empire.

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