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Agriculture Minister, FAO official discuss support agricultural activities
[05 February 2023]
Over 3,000 children with cancer face illness & UN shameful attitudes
[05 February 2023]
Minister of Health discusses mechanism for importing medicines through Hodeida port
[05 February 2023]
Procedures for implementing decision to ban import of goods from countries that violate Islamic sanctities discussed
[05 February 2023]
Quran reciter denounces his appointment as advisor in mercenary gov.
[05 February 2023]
 
  International
Zionist navy attacks Palestinian fishermen in Gaza Sea
[05 February 2023]
Sheikh Sabri: the enemy's incitement and its media against us will not weaken our defense of al-Aqsa
[05 February 2023]
Hamas: the siege of Jericho is a Zionist crime that will not break our people and their resistance
[05 February 2023]
Palestinian FM condemns Zionist siege on Jericho
[05 February 2023]
Islamic Jihad: arresting our leaders and cadres increases our steadfastness and resistance
[05 February 2023]
 
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Over 3,000 children with cancer face illness & UN shameful attitudes
[05 February 2023]
Desperate Emirati attempts to separate Archipelago Socotra from Yemeni sovereignty
[05 February 2023]
Intsaf Organization: Over 3,000 children have cancer & at dying risk
[04 February 2023]
Supreme Authority for Medicines: Reasons for increasing medicine prices are due to Aggression coalition siege
[03 February 2023]
The political movement against Oman's peace efforts
[31 January 2023]
 
  US-Saudi Aggression
Aggression commits 72 violations in Hodeida in 24 hours
[05 February 2023]
Citizen & 6 African immigrants injured by Saudi army fire in Sa'ada
[05 February 2023]
Aggression commits 85 violations in Hodeida in 24 hours
[04 February 2023]
Aggression commits 51 violations in Hodeida in 24 hours
[03 February 2023]
Saudi artillery injures 2 citizens in Sa'ada
[03 February 2023]
  Local
Shaharh Bridge is among the most spectacular
Shaharh Bridge is among the most spectacular
Shaharh Bridge is among the most spectacular
[19/December/2020]

SANA'A, Dec. 19 (Saba) - Shaharh is certainly not the only fortified mountain village in Yemen, but it is definitely among the most spectacular. At 2600m above sea level in the middle of a craggy mountain landscape of fissures and gorges, the town’s landscape is heaped in drama.

The only approach to the village is via an impressive, arched stone bridge, which spans one of the mountain gorges.

Its secluded position and its sole point of entry made Shaharh incredibly inaccessible. Water cisterns within the village and nearby terraced fields enabled the village to endure even lengthy sieges. For centuries.

Since the 9th century, the village also held a reputation of being an important place of Islamic learning, and scholars throughout the region in the town were well known.

It was built by a local lord to connect two villages located on either side of the Jabal al Emir and Jabal al Faish. Aptly nicknamed the Bridge of Sighs, the 20m long bridge is suspended 200m above a canyon. Besides the spectacular views of the surroundings, the bridge itself is an engineering masterpiece that took about 3 years to complete.

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UPDATED ON :Mon, 06 Feb 2023 00:02:36 +0300