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Yemen conflict: Cholera outbreak 'kills 500'

A cholera outbreak is spreading in Yemen, where two years of conflict means hospitals are struggling to cope.

The Manhattan of the Desert

These skyscrapers were built from mud in the 16th century in Yemen

These skyscrapers were built from mud in the 16th century in Yemen. Some are 11 stories high. They are still inhabited to this day. It was in this area that people first learned how to live in concentrated environments and is known as “the Manhattan of the desert”.