The high cost of living war returns Yemen to the Stone Age

The high cost of living war returns Yemen to the Stone Age

Yemenis struggle with fuel shortages, skyrocketing prices DW- Yemen .The four-year conflict in Yemen which has pushed huge swathes of the population close to famine has also left the country with a severe fuel crisis.  The people’s and local communities’ need for fuel has caused unprecedented demand on fuel firewood and coal, amid the huge […]

Socotra island legend of the dragon’s blood tree

Socotra island legend of the dragon’s blood tree

Between Africa and Arabia lies an island of rare biological oddities—one that’s buffeted now by development, cyclones, and civil war DW-Yemen .It has been called the “Galapagos of the Indian Ocean.” There are parallels, certainly. Of the 825 plant species found on Socotra today, 307—37 percent— are endemic, meaning they live nowhere else. Some of […]

Old city of Sana’a screams

Old city of Sana’a screams

DW – Yemen . Situated in a mountain valley at an altitude of 2,200 m, Sana’a has been inhabited for more than 2,500 years. In the 7th and 8th centuries the city became a major centre for the propagation of Islam. This religious and political heritage can be seen in the 103 mosques, 14 hammams […]

Yemen’s beautiful civilization during war time

Yemen’s beautiful civilization during war time

DW-Yemen .Traditional crafts in Yemen vary in the variety of Yemeni customs, traditions and lifestyles among the inhabitants of the mountain, the plain and from one region to another in Yemen. That shows clearly through the traditional clothing of men and women, as well as jewelry, ornaments, Janabi, cotton, bamboo and headdresses made from palm […]

Yemen’s children die of hunger

Yemen’s children die of hunger

WFP and Houthi exchange accusations .. DW-Yemen . The head of the World Food Programme (WFP) on Monday lashed out at Houthi rebels in Yemen for misappropriating aid supplies. “Today, I am sad to report that the World Food Programme is being prevented from feeding the hungriest people in Yemen. Food assistance provided by the United Nations is being diverted […]