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Bomb explodes in Ibb, No casualties
[18 January 2017]
FM meets Senior Consultant of UN Secretary General Special Adviser to Yemen
[18 January 2017]
President meets Parliament Speaker, PM, FM
[18 January 2017]
FM meets charge d'affaires of UNICEF office
[18 January 2017]
President meets Ans district's sheiks, dignitaries
[18 January 2017]
 
  Saudi Aggression War against Yemen
US-Saudi warplanes launch series of airstrikes against Sa'ada citizens
[19 January 2017]
US-Saudi airstrikes injure 4 citizens in Sana'a
[19 January 2017]
Civilian martyred, 6 wounded, including 2 moms, in Saudi-paid barbaric artillery attack
[19 January 2017]
US-Saudi aggression airstrikes wound civilians in Sa'ada
[19 January 2017]
Army kills, injures many Saudi-paid mercenaries in Taiz
[18 January 2017]
 
  Reports
President meets tribal sheikhs
[18 January 2017]
Roundup: US-Saudi non-stop airstrikes destroy Yemen's governorates, drop cluster bombs
[02 January 2017]
Roundup: Army, popular forces win victory over Saudi
[26 December 2016]
Roundup: US-Saudi aggression warplanes continue heinous crimes against Yemeni civilians
[24 December 2016]
Roundup: Saudi aggression warplanes continue breaching ceasefire
[22 October 2016]
 
  International
UN Political Affairs asks permission for Ould Cheikh visit to capital Sana'a
[19 January 2017]
FM meets Russian charge d'Affaires to Yemen
[18 January 2017]
British House of Commons member concludes visit to Yemen
[12 January 2017]
FM meets British House of Commons Member
[12 January 2017]
Defense minister, Russian chargé d'affaires discuss military cooperation
[12 January 2017]
  Local
2nd phase of excavation in Masnaat Mariya to be started Monday
[18/May/2008]

DHAMAR, May 18 (Saba) - The American archeological mission would start its second season of archaeological excavation in Masnaat Mariya in Ans district of Dhamar governorate on Monday, head of the mission Krista Lewis said on Sunday.

In her statement to Saba, Lewis said that the mission would draw a detailed plan to cover several historical selected sites in the region.

The work will last for 45 days, she said.

The mission includes five experts from American University of Arkansas and other five Yemeni experts from General Organization of antiquities and Museums office in the governorate.

Mujahd al-Ansi, Secretary General of Dhamar Local Council, held a meeting with the members of the mission to discuss arrangements to start of works.

The members briefed al-Ansi on results of the archeological survey done by the mission during first season of their works which focused on 21 sites in the same region.

Masnaat Mariya is pre-Islamic Himyarite archaeological site is one of the largest in the Yemen.

In the local language the name means the fortress of Maria. A name such as this has obvious affinities to early Christianity. It is important as a large escarpment site partly of late pre-Islamic date.

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