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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]
Parliament calls for its members abroad to come back home
[16 October 2018]
Challenges facing service sectors due to aggression discussed
[16 October 2018]
From south to north .. No to starvation and occupation in Yemen
[16 October 2018]
 
  Saudi Aggression War against Yemen
Army foils infiltration attempt in Taiz
[17 October 2018]
5Saudi-paid mercenaries killed in Asir, Jizan
[17 October 2018]
Army kills, injures Saudi- paid mercenaries in Asir
[17 October 2018]
Missile force targets in 2 ballistic missile invaders' camps in Marib
[16 October 2018]
33 of Saudi-paid mercenaries killed, injured in offensive in western coast
[16 October 2018]
 
  Reports
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]
Reports: Four citizens killed, a child injured in the western coast in the past 24 hours
[12 October 2018]
Reports: Series of airstrikes hit Saada, Hodeidah , Jizan in the past 24 hours
[10 October 2018]
Yemeni armed forces announced achievement of unique victories in front of Jizan
[09 October 2018]
 
  International
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]
Palestine : 3 Israelis killed, injured in shooting in West bank
[07 October 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, 17 Oct 2018 12:57:03 +0300