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Destruction of Yemen buildings

World Monuments Fund restores buildings in war-ravaged Yemen

World Monuments Fund restores buildings in war-ravaged Yemen Restoration of Imam’s Palace Taiz, a battleground in the civil war that has consumed Yemen since 2015, sustained serious damage to heritage sites. In 2016, the National Museum was shelled and its collection of manuscripts destroyed. A 16th-century mosque was blown up by Houthi rebels, prompting the World Monuments Fund (WMF) to place the city on the watch list for the protection of heritage in 2018. These places are cracking At a discussion in London’s Imperial War Museum, where an exhibition titledRead More