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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]
PM discusses service projects in capital Sanaa
[20 May 2018]
 
  Saudi Aggression War against Yemen
Army artillery shells Saudi army’s gatherings in Jizan, Hajjah
[22 May 2018]
10 Saudi-led airstriked hit Hajjah
[22 May 2018]
Saudi-led airstrike targets car in Hodeidah
[22 May 2018]
Top military commander killed in Jawf
[22 May 2018]
Army spokesman: Military operation against coalition militias in western coast continues
[22 May 2018]
 
  Reports
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]
Report :Army carries out offensives on Saudi troop in front lines over 24 hours
[20 May 2018]
Report: Saudi-led aggression launches 10 airstrikes, ground attacks on Sanaa, Saada over 24 hours
[20 May 2018]
 
  International
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]
President congratulates Arab, Islamic nations for Ramadan
[16 May 2018]
Ministry of Expatriate Affairs condemns US embassy relocation to Al-Quds
[15 May 2018]
Ansar Allah Political Bureau condemns transfer of the US Embassy to Jerusalem
[14 May 2018]
  About Yemen
The Great Dam of Marib.
[13/October/2004] Marib Great Dam is the most outstanding historical landmark in Arabia Flex. It was erected in- between the northern and central Balak mountains, 8 km south-west of Marib city- some 167 km away from the capital Sana’a.

The construction of the dam, according to inscriptions, dates back to the 8th century BC. However, the results of a study made by a German archaeological expedition on a diversion dam in the Dhanan valley (Construction A), indicate that plans for building the dam underwent many stages and long periods between the start of the 2nd and 1st Millennium BC.

Whatever the date of the start of construction, it is an indisputable fact that the Great Marib Dam continued as a working monument through all ages of Yemen civilization from the beginnings of civilization until its collapse.

Inscriptions indicate that the Dam did collapse and was renovated several times .The last time major work were carried out on the dam was during the Abyssinian occupation of Yemen in the 6th century AD.

The Dam was a huge man-made lake of 35m high, 720m long and 60m wide at the foundations .
The foundations were built of bulky pieces of rocks covered with rough volcanic stones.

At the tip of the dam two gaps were left open through which water flowed into the irrigation system and canals and gravel on the sides

The surface of the exterior wall was covered with rough volcanic stones. At the tip of the dam two gaps were left open through which water flowed into the irrigation system and canals.

The wall of the two openings (Al-Sadafain), still exist, as described by Al-Hamadani more than 1000 years ago.

The ingenuity of the irrigation system centered on the collection of water flowing from a number of valleys. When the water level had risen the irrigation of the largest area of the "land of the tow heavens was possible .
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UPDATED ON : Wed, 23 May 2018 00:02:35 +0300