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Yemen’s Manhattan of the Desert at risk of ruin

The ancient city of Shibam, dubbed the ‘Manhattan of the Desert’ for its towering skyline, is in critical need of repair after years of neglect during Yemen’s devastating conflict. Down the narrow city streets, a look inside the house of Faisal Mohammed Batheb shows the urgency of the problem. Cracks have spread from the floor to the ceiling […]

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