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  Local
UNICEF plane carrying vaccines arrives at Sanaa airport
[24 May 2018]
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]
 
  Saudi Aggression War against Yemen
Army, committees attack Saudi troop in Jizan, Najran
[24 May 2018]
Tens of Saudi-paid mercenaries killed in Taiz
[24 May 2018]
Artillery targets Saudi military groups in Asir
[24 May 2018]
Ballistic missile hits Jizan
[24 May 2018]
Health minister calls Int'l Orgs to reveal coalition crimes in Yemen
[24 May 2018]
 
  Reports
Report: 6 civilians killed in 10 Saudi-led airstrikes over 24 hours
[24 May 2018]
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]
 
  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
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 : Thu, 24 May 2018 11:00:27 +0300