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Report: Why the Poverty in Yemen rises to 8.5 during this year!
[20 October 2018]
272criminal cases regulate in the capital Sanaa in the past week
[20 October 2018]
Report: Yemen invaders cemetery
[20 October 2018]
The Executive Office of the Yemeni Women's Union appeals to the organizations for assistance affected by tropical Cyclone "Luban
[17 October 2018]
President calls for the establishment of an aid fund in affected by the tropical cyclone in Al-Mahara
[17 October 2018]
 
  Saudi Aggression War against Yemen
Civilian killed in Saudi aggression airstrike on Hodeidah
[21 October 2018]
Army launches ballistic missile on Jizan
[21 October 2018]
Security releases 24 coalition collaborators in Mahwait
[20 October 2018]
Army foils attack of Saudi-paid mercenaries in Najran
[20 October 2018]
3 women killed in Saudi-paid mercenaries artillery shelling in Taiz
[20 October 2018]
 
  Reports
Report: Dozens of Saudi-paid mercenaries killed, injured in military attacks!
[20 October 2018]
Report: Why the Poverty in Yemen rises to 8.5 during this year !
[20 October 2018]
Report: Coalition airstrikes hit Hodeidah, Saada in the past 24 hours
[20 October 2018]
Reports: Saudi aggression airstrikes hit Saada in the past 24 hours
[17 October 2018]
Reports: Saudi aggression airstrikes hit water sources and markets in Saada ,Hodeidah in the past 24 hours
[13 October 2018]
 
  International
Report: Yemen invaders cemetery
[20 October 2018]
FM sends letter to EU's High Representative for Foreign Affairs
[16 October 2018]
From south to north .. No to starvation and occupation in Yemen
[16 October 2018]
Israeli occupation suppresses peaceful demonstrations in Gaza
[13 October 2018]
Parliament's Speaker congratulates Ugandan counterpart on National Day
[08 October 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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