German Archeological Expedition Explores Sirwah [Archives:2002/04/Local News]

January 21 2002

A German archaeological expedition which had formerly quitted the excavation works in Sirwah is now back to the area. The expedition will follow up its works in Sirwah area, the first capital of the ancient kingdom of Saba.
Tourism agencies have canceled Sirwah area from their tour programs due to the deteriorating security situation in the region. However, tribesmen of the region demanded the resumption of tours to their area and promised to ensure security for the visiting tourists.