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13fishermen detained arrives in Hodeidah
[14 November 2018]
Hodeidah local authority condemns aggression attacks on travelers in Hodeidah
[14 November 2018]
Yemen's coffee production will reach 50 thousand tons by 2025 : Minister of Agriculture
[13 November 2018]
Industry Ministry's employees rally to denounce Saudi-led attacks on Hodeidah port
[13 November 2018]
Two rallies in Mahwait condemn aggression coalition’s attacks on Hodeidah
[13 November 2018]
 
  Saudi Aggression War against Yemen
Army firs missile on mercenaries' new camp in Merib
[14 November 2018]
Army carries out attacks at mercenaries' sites in Merib
[14 November 2018]
Army kills, wounds at least 7 Saudi-led mercenaries in Bayda
[14 November 2018]
Saudi Media admits killing, wounding of 6 Saudi soldiers in border provinces
[14 November 2018]
2 civilians injured in airstrikes on Hodeida
[14 November 2018]
 
  Reports
At least army launches 1451 targeting operation against coalition's invaders in west coast : Report
[12 November 2018]
Report: Series of Saudi' airstrikes hit provinces in the 24 hours
[12 November 2018]
2 Civilians killed, 13 injured in aggression coalition-led crimes over past hours : Report
[11 November 2018]
Army carries out military attacks, rocket, artillery shelling on enemy sites
[10 November 2018]
Saudi-led coalition, its mercenaries continue targeting civilians in Hodeidah, Saada
[10 November 2018]
 
  International
PM, OCAH discusses coordination of humanitarian interventions
[14 November 2018]
Moscow offers vision for settlement in Libya
[14 November 2018]
US T-38 supersonic military jet trainer falls down in Texas, pilot killed
[14 November 2018]
Putin begins his visit to Singapore meeting Singaporean President
[13 November 2018]
In response to US threats, Tehran vows to protect its oil tankers
[13 November 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, 14 Nov 2018 13:08:01 +0300