Portrait of veiled mother of nine fishing in Yemen wins World Press Photo award

A portrait of Fatima, a Yemeni mother of nine children, fully veiled in a Hijab as she flings a fishing net into the waters below, has earned the Argentinian photojournalist Pablo Tosco first prize in the contemporary issues category of the World Press Photo Awards, which were announced today. The image was taken on 12…

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Solace through conservation: WMF makes strides in restoring war-damaged sites in Yemeni city

The World Monuments Fund (WMF) reports that it has made strides in rehabilitating historic sites in the Yemeni city of Taiz, devastated by a war that has killed hundreds of thousands of people across the country in a mammoth humanitarian crisis. In March, local restorers overseen by the organisation completed work on an emergency stabilisation…

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