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Football Tournament starts on Martyr President al-Sammad's Cup
[23 May 2018]
JMPs: Yemen unity will remain despite occupation
[23 May 2018]
President al-Mashat: New invaders' ambitions will never be realized in Yemen
[21 May 2018]
Ministry of Civil Service: Tuesday, May 22, official holiday
[21 May 2018]
PM discusses service projects in capital Sanaa
[20 May 2018]
 
  Saudi Aggression War against Yemen
Health minister calls Int'l Orgs to reveal coalition crimes in Yemen
[24 May 2018]
Army hits Saudi soldiers, their mercenaries in Jizan, Najran
[24 May 2018]
Saudi-led air strike targets Hodiedah
[24 May 2018]
6 civilians killed in Saudi-led airstrike targets Hodiedah
[23 May 2018]
Ballistic missile hits Saudi-paid mercenaries in Taiz
[23 May 2018]
 
  Reports
Report: Army, committees fire Zilzal-2, kill13 Saudi soldiers, mercenaries in battlefronts over 24 hours
[23 May 2018]
Report: Woman injured in Saudi ground attacks, 18 airstrikes on Yemen over 24 hours
[23 May 2018]
Report: Fisherman killed in 27 aggression airstrikes over 24 hours
[22 May 2018]
Report: Yemen army, committees achieve great victories in battlefronts over 24 hours
[22 May 2018]
Report: Army carries out military offensives targeting Saudi troops over 24 hours
[21 May 2018]
 
  International
Suffering of persons with disabilities in Yemen discussed
[24 May 2018]
GCAA appeals to UN, int'l orgs to lift ban on Sanaa Airport
[23 May 2018]
President al-Mashat congratulates Venezuela's Maduro for his 2nd win
[23 May 2018]
FM condoles his Cuban counterpart in air plane crash
[20 May 2018]
Fierce new coalition offensive displaces tens of thousands of Yemeni civilians from Hodeidah: Amnesty
[18 May 2018]
  About Yemen
ZABID.
[13/March/2004] Zabid was founded in the 9th century AC and was the center of an influential Islamic school and the famed University of Zabid.

Zabid was one of the oldest towns in Yemen and one of the first to convert to Islam during the lifetime of Mohammed (PBUH). It boats several families whole lineage can be traced to the great prophet.

During the Abbasid rule. It became the capital of the Najahya, Zaydiah and Rasulia states in the latter days. Zabid was a famous center of Islam and a major stop for caravans.

In fact, Zabid still is a city renowned for its Islamic schools.The international group, UNESCO, has declared Zabid as a World Heritage site and has funded excavations of the old schools.

Visitors can enter the ruins of the ancient university and inspect the intricate designs formed from the mud bricks. Its historical sites are open to the public and are littered with pot shards and bricks.

The remaining gates to the citaded are still intact and serve as a main entrance to the maze of narrow streets in the city interior.

Archaeological evidence suggests that farming has been ongoing for many millennia. Zabid borders the coffee region of Yemen and a major part of the suq still trades in this crop.

Aside from the suq, life is slow. Most of the two was low key and was a pleasant place to stop, have some coffee and relax in the Zabid Tourist House.

There are many mosques in Zabid. In fact, I was told there was one mosque for every eight houses in the city. This one-time center of Islamic education is still the home to over 80 Koran schools and centers for Islamic studies.


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UPDATED ON : Thu, 24 May 2018 01:25:39 +0300