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  Local
PM calls on businessmen, wealthy to help insolvent prisoners
[25 May 2018]
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]
 
  Saudi Aggression War against Yemen
2 civilians killed in Saudi-led airstrike on Hdeidah
[25 May 2018]
Civilian killed in Saudi-led airstrike on Taiz
[25 May 2018]
Army Rocketry force fires ballistic missile toward Najran
[25 May 2018]
Aggression aircraft targets civilian bulldozer in Hodeidah
[25 May 2018]
Army, committees repulse infiltration of Saudi troop in Jizan
[25 May 2018]
 
  Reports
Yemeni Council launches its 1st report on coalition’s crimes in Saada.
[25 May 2018]
Report: Dozens of Saudi troop killed in Army’s offensive operations over 24 hour
[25 May 2018]
Report: 32 Saudi-led airstrikes hit Saada, Hodeidah on 24 hours
[25 May 2018]
Report: Army’s rocketry, artillery force targets Saudi troops over 24 hours
[24 May 2018]
Report: 6 civilians killed in 10 Saudi-led airstrikes over 24 hours
[24 May 2018]
 
  International
Yemeni parliament Speaker congratulates his Argentine counterpart on National Day
[24 May 2018]
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]
  About Yemen
Mukalla
[31/July/2004] The capital of Hadhramout governorate and one of Yemen's important ports on the Arabian Sea.
Mukalla became the capital of the Qua'iti Sultanate in 1877, which flourished in the 18th and 19th centuries.

The city characterized by the architectural style of coastal cities which lie on the Arabian Sea and the Red Sea such as Aqaba, Jeddah, Makha Hodeidah, Luhayya, and Aden. All these cities lost their original style which may now be seen only in the old downtown of Mukalla city. It is a style combining the features of Arabian, and southeast Asian architecture.

Mukalla Prominent Features:
Ma'een Palace, it was built by Sultan Omar Bin Awadh Qu'aiti. Mukalla Archeological Museum now occupies a part of this palace.

Ghuwaizi Fort, built at the entrance of the city as a guard post.

Ghail Bawazeer , located about 35km to the south of Mukalla, it is a fertile spring-fed agricultural area that grows tobacco, Date palms, henna, and coconut.From here comes Ghaili tobacco, which is considered the finest tobacco in Yemen.

The Resthouse of the Qu'aiti Sultan, now called Ghail Tourist ,Rest house, is open for visitors.

Ayn Al-Houma , located near Ghail Bawazeer, it is the source of water irrigating Ghail farms. This rocky pit 12 meters deep and 30 meters across is said to have been made by a meteorite. Two canals are carved out of this pit. Each canal is a few feet wide.
One canal is 5km long, the other is 2km long.

The water level at Houma subsided below the level of the shorter canal that flowed to Qara village. Carving of the two canals in this rocky land is a great effort similar to the construction of dams, ditches,and water reservoirs in various parts of Yemen.
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UPDATED ON : Fri, 25 May 2018 17:35:41 +0300