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Symposium organized in Hodeida on the occasion of anniversary of 21 September 'sYemeni revolution
[20 September 2018]
PM, UNICEF discuss disbursement of social security benefits
[19 September 2018]
PM, IRC discuss repercussions of war on Yemen
[19 September 2018]
Yemen people prepare to celebrate 21 September's Revolution, young Carnival show
[19 September 2018]
FM meets head of MSF Dutch branch delegation
[19 September 2018]
 
  Saudi Aggression War against Yemen
Army kills dozens of Saudi-paid mercenaries in western coast, destroys theirs 3 troops carriers
[20 September 2018]
Army kills 5 Saudi-paid mercenaries in Mareb
[20 September 2018]
Army launches ballistic missile on Saudi Moustahdath camp Jizan
[20 September 2018]
Army destroys 2 Saudi-led military vehicles in Saudi border provinces: Report
[19 September 2018]
Army kills, injures dozens of US-backed mercenaries in Bayda
[19 September 2018]
 
  Reports
Reports: 21 civilizes killed in Saudi airstrikes on provinces over last 24 hours
[17 September 2018]
Report: Dozens of Saudi-paid mercenaries, invaders killed in military attacks
[16 September 2018]
Army inflicts on Saudi army, US-backed mercenaries heavy losses over 24 past hours : Report
[15 September 2018]
16 civilians killed in US-Saudi aggression crimes over 24 past hours
[15 September 2018]
Al-Shaab team wins over Al-Arouba, returns to the top of capital Sanaa Junior championship
[14 September 2018]
 
  International
FM asks Russia to stop illegal actions on Yemen's embassy in Moscow
[18 September 2018]
FM congratulates Chilean counterpart on National Day
[18 September 2018]
President discusses with UN envoy humanitarian situation in Yemen affected by Saudi-led attack
[18 September 2018]
Social Affairs Ministry, UNICEF discuss enhancing cooperation to protect children
[17 September 2018]
Florence cyclone causes torrents in east-south of U.S.
[17 September 2018]
  About Yemen
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The important Antiquities in Yemen
[06/July/2003] Yemen is famous for its great history and ancient civilization. Hence, it has a wide variety of historical sites and monuments distributed all over the country.
Yemen’s historical heritage of antiquities can be classified into the following categories:

- Ruins of ancient cities
- Old historical cities
- Old dams, and water reservoirs
- Historical mosques and ruins of old temples.

-- Ruins of the Old cities
There are a lot of historical sites in Yemen attributed to ancient Yemeni cities. The most famous old cities which their ruins are still seen are: Marib, Shabwa and the old city of Amran

- Marib: the most famous old city in Yemen. It was well known as the capital of Sheba Kingdom. Its history dates back to the10th century BC. And it is located around 165 km eastern the capital Sana’a. The city contains a large variety of antiquities and historical sites.

- Serwah: another famous ancient city its history attributed to the reign of Sheba and it was the capital of Sheba before Marib as historians said.

- Qrenow: it is a very well known old city. It was the capital of Maeen state, one of the old Yemeni states had flourished in the 4th century BC.

The ruins of the city are still seen in the governorate of Al-Gouf some 140 km away northern the capital Sana’a.

- Barakish: it is a very important old city in Yemen, situated around 125 km away from Sana’a. the fence of the city came up to 8 meter high in some facets, it has 57 towers and two gates-eastern and western. It is said that the fence was restarted in 450 BC. It is worthwhile, mentioning that the Romanian leader Eloise Gallous arrived in Barakish in 24 BC.

- Temna: It was the capital of Kataban kingdom which had flourished in the 4th century BC. Currently it is called huger Kahlan, sets in the mid of the distance between the old city of Shabwa, capital of Hadhramout kingdom and Marib capital of Sheba kingdom.

The American foundation mission carried out an excavation activity in the site in 1951 and found out large number of antiquities scriptures and statues.

- Shabwa the capital of Hadhramout kingdom and the largest of its cities. There is a controversial argument on the history of the city. Some historian attribute the beginning of Hadhramout kingdom’s booming to the 11th century BC. And the mid of the 4th century BC.
It is worth mentioning that Shabwa was a religious center in the old Hadhramout and the city contained more than 60 temples
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