So There’s An Island You’ve Probably Never Heard Of… And It Looks Like Aliens Should Live There.
If you’ve grown bored of the typical white-sand beach resort island getaway, than you should take a look at this bizarre spot. Out of all the weird places in the world, this island, described as “the ...
Yemen's Mud Skyscraper City
High-rise multi-storey buildings made of mud populate the old city of Shibam in Central Yemen, also called the "Manhattan of the Desert."
Strange plants of Socotra Island
It is like being on a different planet... These pictures and information are excellent viewing and reading. Socotra Island: You have to see it to believe it. This island simply blows away any notion ...
Socotra
Socotra is a small Yemeni archipelago of four islands and islets in the Indian Ocean off the coast of the Horn of Africa, about 350 kilometers south of the A...
Shibam
Surrounded by a fortified wall, the 16th-century city of Shibam is one of the oldest and best examples of urban planning based on the principle of vertical c...
SHIBAM - YouTube
Jul 3, 2008 ... Shibam (Arabic: ?????) is a town in Hadramawt, Yemen with about 7000 inhabitants. It has been the capital of the Hadramawt Kingdom for ...
So There’s An Island You’ve Probably Never Heard Of… And It Looks Like Aliens Should Live There.
If you’ve grown bored of the typical white-sand beach resort island getaway, than you should take a look at this bizarre spot. Out of all the weird places in the world, this island, described as “the ...
Yemen's Mud Skyscraper City
High-rise multi-storey buildings made of mud populate the old city of Shibam in Central Yemen, also called the "Manhattan of the Desert."
San'a Institute for the Arabic Language
San'a Institute for the Arabic Language (SIAL) is located in the Old City of Sana'a, Yemen on Sa’ilah Street. The school specializes in teaching Arabic as a foreign language.SIAL also teaches courses...
Ancient history of Yemen
The ancient history of Yemen (South Arabia) is especially important because Yemen is one of the oldest centers of civilization in the Near East. Its relatively fertile land and adequate rainfall in a ...
Ancient history of Yemen - Wikipedia
Rhus sp. nov. A
Rhus sp. nov. A is a species of flowering plant in the cashew family, Anacardiaceae, that is endemic to the Socotra Archipelago in Yemen. It can be found on the rocky slopes of wadis in drought-decid...
Robert Bertram Serjeant
Robert Bertram Serjeant (23 March 1915 - April 29, 1993) was a Scottish scholar, traveller, and one of the leading Arabists of his generation. He was born and raised in Edinburgh and studied at Edinbu...
Zabīd
Zabid (Arabic: زبيد‎) (also spelled Zebid) is a town with an urban population of around 23,000 persons on Yemen's western coastal plain. The town, named after Wadi Zabid, the wadi (or valley...
Zabīd - Wikipedia
Sana'a International School
Sanaa International School is an international school on the edge of the city of Sanaa, Yemen. It is a nonprofit organization founded in 1971. It provides an English language education, primarily to ...
Timna
Timna (Arabic,تمنة) is an ancient city in Yemen, the capital of the Qataban kingdom; it is distinct from a city in Southern Israel that shares the same name. During ancient times, Timna was an importa...
Socotra
Socotra (Arabic: سُقُطْرَى‎ Suquṭra), also spelled Soqotra, is a small archipelago of four islands in the Indian Ocean.The largest island, also called Socotra, is about 95% of the landmass o...
Socotra - Wikipedia
Sana'a
Sana'a (also spelled Sanaa or Sana; Arabic: صنعاء‎ Ṣan‘ā’ [sˤɑnʕaːʔ], [ˈsˤɑnʕɑ]) is the capital of Yemen and the centre of Sana'a Governorate. The city is not part of the Governorate, but f...
Sana'a - Wikipedia
Tahrir Square, Sana'a
Al-Tahrir Square, also Al-Tahreer Square or Tahreer Square is a square in central Sana'a, Yemen. It is located west of the Abbas Mosque and the Sultan Palace Hotel, south of the National Museum of Yem...
Marib Dam
The Marib or Ma'rib or Ma'arib Dam (Arabic: سد مأرب‎) blocks the Wadi Adhanah (also Dhana or Adhana) in the valley of Dhana in the Balaq Hills, Yemen. The current dam is close to the ruins o...
Marib Dam - Wikipedia
Sana'a University
Sana'a University (Arabic: جامعة صنعــاء) was established in 1970 as the first and the primary university in the Yemen Arab Republic (North Yemen), now the Republic of Yemen (see also Aden University)...
Sana'a University - Wikipedia
Dendrosicyos
Dendrosicyos is a monotypic genus in the Cucurbitaceae. The only species is Dendrosicyos socotranus, the cucumber tree. The species is endemic to the island of Socotra in Yemen, and is the only specie...
Dendrosicyos - Wikipedia
Abd al-Kuri Sparrow
The Abd al-Kuri sparrow (Passer hemileucus) is a passerine bird endemic to the small island of Abd al Kuri (also spelled several other ways) in the Socotra archiplago of the Indian Ocean, off the Horn...
Abd al-Kuri Sparrow - Wikipedia
Sabaeans
The Sabaeans or Sabeans (Arabic: السبئيون‎ as-Saba’iyūn) (Hebrew: סבא‎) were an ancient people speaking an Old South Arabian language who lived in what is today Yemen, in the south wes...
Punica protopunica
Punica protopunica, commonly known as the pomegranate tree or Socotran pomegranate, is a species of flowering plant in the family Lythraceae. It is endemic to the island of Socotra (Yemen). Its natur...
Punica protopunica - Wikipedia
Cisterns of Tawila
The Cisterns of Tawila, or the Tawila Tanks, are the best-known historic site in Aden, Yemen. The site consists of a series of tanks of varying shape and capacity. They are connected to one another an...
Cisterns of Tawila - Wikipedia
Postepipona
Postepipona is an genus of potter wasps known from Madagascar and the island of Socotra in Yemen.