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  Local
PM, Youth Minister discuss youth, sports issues
[16 July 2018]
Al-Sammad hospital rehabilitation project in Sanaa launched
[16 July 2018]
Parliament approves report to exempt domestic gas from customs duties, taxes
[16 July 2018]
President Al-Mashat congratulates Iraqi President on National Day
[16 July 2018]
Sanhan tribes mobilize to retaliate aggression crimes
[15 July 2018]
 
  Saudi Aggression War against Yemen
18 Saudi-led airstrikes hit Harradh, Medi
[17 July 2018]
Army launches artillery shells on Saudi-paid mercenary's troops in Najran, Jizan
[16 July 2018]
Short-range ballistic missile targets invaders camp in western coast
[16 July 2018]
Army destroys military vehicle in Najran
[16 July 2018]
Army repels infiltration attempt of Saudi-paid mercenaries in Nehm
[16 July 2018]
 
  Reports
Report :14 Saudi-led coalition air strikes hit several provinces on Monday
[16 July 2018]
29 civilians killed, injured in Saudi-led attacks over 48 hours
[12 July 2018]
Army launches offensives on Saudi enemy sites over past 48 hours
[12 July 2018]
Report: Yemen Army wages military operations on Saudi troops over 24 hours
[12 July 2018]
Report: 2 civilians killed in 21 Saudi-led airstrikes on Yemen over 24 hours
[12 July 2018]
 
  International
Two WHO cargo planes arrives at Sanaa airport
[16 July 2018]
Deputy FM welcomes UN efforts to reach peace in Yemen
[11 July 2018]
Yemen's ballistic missiles arsenal designed to deter enemy attack
[11 July 2018]
Parliament welcomes EU's statement on Yemen
[10 July 2018]
HR Minister discusses displaced situation with UN official
[09 July 2018]
  About Yemen
The Ruins of Baraqish Ancient City.
[10/October/2004] Yemen has got large number of archeological sites on top of which the ruins of ancient cities. Baraqish is one of the most famous ancient city in the northern part of Yemen.

Located in the semi-arid area on the road to Hazm Al-Jawf some 125 km from Sana'a.It stands on top of a lofty hill with a magnificent castle sealed off by a highly fortified wall, some parts are still seen in good condition. The wall has 57 towers.

Baraqish was the old capital of the Ma'een state , then it had become a religious
center after the Ma'eenis had shifted their political capital to Qarnau. The Old scriptures stated that Baraquish's wall had been rebuilt in 450BC by the Sabeans.

The most striking feature of the city is the ruins of the temple, located in the southern part of the city. The temple reflects the dominant form of architecture used by the Ma'eenis and consists of 16 columns and beams..

Archeologists believe that this was the Athter Temple, the Morning Star or Venus, Goddess of love. There is another temple in the center of the city but only 4 columns can be seen.
Many inscriptions can be found on the city wall's faced. The city was inhabited unit the1960s.
There are further historical sites dating back to the Ma'een dynasty in Majzer district not far from Baraqish: to the west Ahqaf and Duroub Al-Sabi and, to the east, the site of Kharbat Al-Lisan..

From a point on the northern side of Balaq Mountain, overlooking Wadi Dhanah, one can see the two gates of the Great Dam, the lake of the new dam and the ruins of the old canals.

Far a way, one can see the Dhanah Valley Delta or Valley of Sheba', historically Known as the Land of two Heavens'. The road stretches to the Balaq mountain passing by the northern
gate of the Great Dam.

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UPDATED ON : Tue, 17 Jul 2018 09:36:01 +0300