• S. H. Steinberg
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In the Treaty of San’a of 11 February, 1934, with the United Kingdom and India, of which the ratifications were exchanged on 4 September, 1934, the Zaidi Imam Yahya b. Muhammad b. Hamid ed Din is styled ‘His Majesty the King of the Yemen, the Imam,’ and his dominions, which lie to the north-west of Aden and the Aden Protectorate, contain some 75,000 square miles, with a population of 3,500,000. His territories include the area to the north-west of the Anglo-Turkish boundary drawn in 1902–4 (accepted by the Treaty of San’a, of 11 Feb., 1934, as the boundary between the Aden Protectorate and the kingdom of Yemen).

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