Famine, secession and bloodshed: Six years of war in Yemen

A few days before Yemen marked the sixth anniversary of its brutal civil war, Saudi Arabia offered the Houthi rebels a ceasefire, in order to put a pause to a conflict that the kingdom thought in 2015 would be over in a matter of weeks. The proposal was immediately dismissed by the Houthis as “nothing new” and violence continued as normal. The Iran-backed Houthis, whose stronghold is in the northern Yemeni province of Sa’ada province captured the Yemeni capital Sana’a in September 2014 following a short military campaign. In 2015, Saudi Arabia formed a coalition designed to recapture Sanaa fro…

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