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NEW YORK, 19 August 2015 - Last night, 13 educators and four of their children paid a most terrible price in the continuing conflict in Yemen – killed in an airstrike on a teachers’ office in Amran, just north of Sana’a. Twenty people, including one child, were injured. The latest casualties inflicted by all sides.

Borno State authorities set up a panel of 13 experts assigned to reopen schools closed for over a year due to violence and attacks by Boko Haram.

More than 1,500 schools have been damaged or destroyed as a result of the conflict in Iraq's troubled Anbar province alone, a spokesman said Monday.

Eighty-years ago today, the United States became the first country to ratify the international treaty commonly known as the Roerich Pact.

Prime Minister of Yemen Khaled Bahah announced last January that 2015 would be the year of education in Yemen. Unfortunately, 2015 has become a year of conflict.