ANCIENT CULTURAL HERITAGE IN DANGER: OLD CITY OF SANA'A - YEMEN (2015) (32/33)

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Wednesday 15 July, 2015: Residential house buildings partially destroyed by heavy fighting are seen in the outskirts of Sa'dah, a city subdued to heavy bombardments carried out by the Arab states and their western allies led by Saudi Arabia in the northern province of Sa'dah, the stronghold of the Houthi's movement declared unilaterally "a military zone". The historic city of Sa'dah is among the places submitted on a tentative list to be under protection of UNESCO as a World Heritage site like the others enlisted cultural heritage sites in Yemen, such as the historic town of Zabid, the Old City of Sana'a and the Old Walled City of Shibam endangered by the ongoing aerial campaign of bombardments. (Photo/Narciso Contreras)
Wednesday 15 July, 2015: Residential house buildings partially destroyed by heavy fighting are seen in the outskirts of Sa'dah, a city subdued to heavy bombardments carried out by the Arab states and their western allies led by Saudi Arabia in the northern province of Sa'dah, the stronghold of the Houthi's movement declared unilaterally "a military zone". The historic city of Sa'dah is among the places submitted on a tentative list to be under protection of UNESCO as a World...
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