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Army' drones hit Abha, Jizan airport: Yemen's army spokesman
[24 June 2019]
PM discusses Planning Ministry's semi-annual plan
[24 June 2019]
PM discusses Planning Ministry's semi-annual plan
[24 June 2019]
Ministry of Health: Saudi aggression siege help in spread of diseases, epidemics
[24 June 2019]
Telecommunications Ministry discusses mechanism of implementing national vision
[24 June 2019]
 
  Saudi Aggression War against Yemen
Army repels wide infiltration attempt in Jizan
[24 June 2019]
Civil wounded by Saudi border guards fire in Saada
[24 June 2019]
Army foils Saudi-paid mercenaries attacks in Asir
[24 June 2019]
Saudi' airstrike targets Lahj
[24 June 2019]
27 people killed in traffic accidents in Mahwait
[23 June 2019]
 
  Reports
_Army drone attacks targets Jizan airport
[10 June 2019]
3 children injured with aggression' artillery in Hodeidah, Saada: Reports
[27 May 2019]
US-Saudi aggression wages residential neighborhoods , vital installations over 24 past hours in Hodeidah: Reports
[27 May 2019]
Aggression forces continue to breach Hodeidah agreement, hit Taiz, Saada over 24 past hours : Reports
[25 May 2019]
Coalition continues to violate cease fire agreement in Hodiedah, to attack provinces: Report
[19 May 2019]
 
  International
Iran threatens America ... The crash of the plane can be repeated
[24 June 2019]
Yemen Olympic Committee celebrates World Olympic Day
[23 June 2019]
FM hails UNHCR's efforts towards refugees
[23 June 2019]
Foreign Ministry: The united States has to respect the sovereignty of other nations and stop interfering in their affair
[23 June 2019]
Yemen’s new surprise: Yahya Saree
[20 June 2019]
  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 : Mon, 24 Jun 2019 20:18:34 +0300