In a Beirut exhibition, artists displaced by the civil war in Yemen broaden our collective understanding of one of the 21st century’s most dire humanitarian crises.
Yemeni human rights organization Mwatana has issued a report based on years of research, titled, “The Degradation of History: Violations Committed by the Warring Parties against Yemen’s Cultural Property.”
On Friday an explosion tore through the old city district of the Yemeni capital, Sana’a, destroying several buildings in the 2,500-year-old UNESCO World Heritage site.
It’s not just Yemen’s future that’s at risk in the country’s current civil war, but also its past.
Haykal Bafana reported that “Al Qaeda militants [had] destroyed” the 800-year-old tomb of Sufi saint Sufyan bin Abdullah in Al Hota town, Lahij province, Yemen, on January 27.
LOS ANGELES — Socotra. Most of us have never heard of it. Officially part of the Republic of Yemen, the island has long been isolated geologically from the rest of the world.