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In pictures: A look at daily life in Yemen

A look at life in Sanaa's old city quarter, which is an architectural treasure-trove, with 400-year-old intricately decorated buildings

In pictures: A look at daily life in Yemen
A Yemeni boy sits at a shop selling traditional daggers known as 'Jambia' at a popular market in the old city of the capital Sanaa, on July 24, 2016. (Mohammed Huwais/AFP/Getty Images)
In pictures: A look at daily life in Yemen
A Yemeni vendor waits for customers at a shop selling traditional daggers at Souk al-Melh (Salt Market) in the old city of Sanaa on November 8, 2009. Declared a World Heritage site by UNESCO in 1984, Sanaa's old city quarter is an architectural treasure-trove, with its 400-year-old intricately decorated buildings. The old city is also home to the ancient Salt Market and the Great Mosque, which was built in the 7th Century, making it one of the oldest mosques in the world. (Marwan Naamani/AFP/Getty Images)
In pictures: A look at daily life in Yemen
Yemenis gather at Souk al-Melh (Salt Market) in the old city of Sanaa on November 8, 2009. Declared a World Heritage site by UNESCO in 1984, Sanaa's old city quarter is an architectural treasure-trove, with its 400-year-old intricately decorated buildings. The old city is also home to the ancient Salt Market and the Great Mosque, which was built in the 7th Century, making it one of the oldest mosques in the world. (Marwan Naamani/AFP/Getty Images)
In pictures: A look at daily life in Yemen
A Yemeni woman wearing a traditional outfit sits next to a man selling prickly pears at a popular market in the old city of the capital Sanaa, on July 24, 2016. (Mohammed Huwais/AFP/Getty Images)
In pictures: A look at daily life in Yemen
Yemenis gather outside shops at Souk al-Melh (Salt Market) in the old city of Sanaa on November 8, 2009. Declared a World Heritage site by UNESCO in 1984, Sanaa's old city quarter is an architectural treasure-trove, with its 400-year-old intricately decorated buildings. The old city is also home to the ancient Salt Market and the Great Mosque, which was built in the 7th Century, making it one of the oldest mosques in the world. (Marwan Naamani/AFP/Getty Images)
In pictures: A look at daily life in Yemen
A Yemeni woman walks past a camel at Souk al-Melh (Salt Market) in the old city of Sanaa on November 8, 2009. Declared a World Heritage site by UNESCO in 1984, Sanaa's old city quarter is an architectural treasure-trove, with its 400-year-old intricately decorated buildings. The old city is also home to the ancient Salt Market and the Great Mosque, which was built in the 7th Century, making it one of the oldest mosques in the world. (Marwan Naamani/AFP/Getty Images)
In pictures: A look at daily life in Yemen
A Yemeni craftsman makes a traditional dagger called the 'Jambia' for sale at a popular market in the old city of the capital Sanaa, on July 24, 2016. (Mohammed Huwais/AFP/Getty Images)
In pictures: A look at daily life in Yemen
A Yemeni craftsman makes a traditional dagger known as a 'Jambia' for sale at a popular market in the old city of the capital Sanaa, on July 24, 2016. (Mohammed Huwais/AFP/Getty Images)
In pictures: A look at daily life in Yemen
A Yemeni craftsman displays a traditional dagger known as a 'Jambia' for sale at a popular market in the old city of the capital Sanaa, on July 24, 2016. (Mohammed Huwais/AFP/Getty Images)