The Agony of Saada
U.S. and Saudi Bombs Target Yemen's Ancient Heritage

Craig, Iona

Publisher:  The Intercept
Date Written:  16/11/2015
Year Published:  2015  
Resource Type:  Article
Cx Number:  CX18315

In addition to the growing number of civilian casualties in the country's seven-month-long war, U.S.-made bombs dropped by fighter jets from a Saudi Arabian-led coalition are pulverizing Yemen's architectural history. These airstrikes are tearing villages apart, forcibly displacing thousands and erasing the country's inimitable heritage, according to the world heritage body, UNESCO.

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