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Youth Championship for people with disabilities starts in Sanaa
[21 January 2019]
Winter storm sweeps northern Japan
[21 January 2019]
Shura Council discusses plans, programs of its committees for 2019
[21 January 2019]
Ibb residents continue to mark martyr’s anniversary
[21 January 2019]
Ministries of Public Works, Telecommunications discuss technical, engineering cooperation
[21 January 2019]
 
  Saudi Aggression War against Yemen
Army attacks mercenaries in Najran
[21 January 2019]
Sanaa tribes condemn Saudi aggression crimes
[21 January 2019]
Army foils Saudi-paid mercenaries attack in combat fronts
[21 January 2019]
Saudi-led mercenaries shell border areas in Hodeidah
[21 January 2019]
Saudi-led artillery, rocketry hit border areas in Saada
[21 January 2019]
 
  Reports
Saudi-led coalition, kills 2 civilians, injures 5 , destroys houses, economic installations over 24 last hours
[21 January 2019]
Military equation is now different; Yemen has deterrent weapons: Chief of General Staff
[20 January 2019]
Army kills dozens of Saudi soldiers, mercenaries over 24 hours: Report
[20 January 2019]
Coalition kills, injures more than 14 civilians in Hodeidah
[18 January 2019]
Coalition commits more than 437 violations in Hodeidah within 72 hours
[16 January 2019]
 
  International
Messi keeps Barça top of Spanish league
[21 January 2019]
IMF reduces its growth forecast for the world economy in 2019
[21 January 2019]
Nishikori defeats Pablo Carreño Busta, reaches quarter-finals of the Australian Open
[21 January 2019]
Death toll from bombing of Wardak in Afghanistan raises to 126
[21 January 2019]
Israeli occupation forces arrest 26 Palestinians in the West Bank
[21 January 2019]
  About Yemen
Shibam Hadhramout.
[31/July/2004] Shebam is one of the most famous historical cities in Yemen. European travelers described it as ”Manhattan of the desert” due to its beautiful high building. Located in the middle of Hadhramout province , some 1200 km from the capital Sana’a.

The city was built on the ruins of an ancient city of Hadhramout and had been the most important market in the south-eastern part of Yemen , moreover it used to be a significant administrative center for many centuries up to the 16 century AD.

Shibam offers a very spectaculare scenic with its lofty houses some are 8 floors high forming close blocks separated by lanes and squares. There are about 500 houses built of straw reinforced mud bricks, they are almost equal in height.

Some women of the city visit their neighbors across sky walks from one rooftop to another in
in order to save time and efforts.Some houses date back to hundreds of years. The city has one gate, which was last maintained in 1909.

UNESCO placed Shibam on its "Human Heritage" list for its unique architectural style a. An international campaign for its protection and preservation was launched in 1984. Shibam actually is one of the most beautiful cities and tourist attractions in Yemen.

The city contains several historical sitess such as the great Mosque, built in the era of the Abbasid caliph Haroun Al_Rasheed early 10th century and the city wall dating back to the beginning of 17th century AD..
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UPDATED ON : Mon, 21 Jan 2019 21:53:44 +0300