16 mai 2018

Yemenis fall deeper into poverty on eve of Ramadan

al-monitor.com

Marketplaces in Yemen's rebel-held capital Sanaa were stacked with produce on the eve of the holy month of Ramadan, but there were barely any customers with the means to buy. Prices have spiked over the course of Yemen's conflict, which since 2015 has pitted a Saudi-led coalition against the Iran-backed Huthi rebels and seen the country's largest port reduced to a wasteland under de facto blockade. Millions of Yemenis are living on the edge of famine in what the United Nations calls the world's [...]