03 octombrie 2022

Why has Yemen's truce failed and what happens next?


Fighting between the Iran-backed Huthi rebels and pro-government forces began in 2014 and escalated the following year when a Saudi-led military coalition intervened in support of the loyalists. The war has killed hundreds of thousands of people, directly and indirectly, and created the world's worst humanitarian crisis, according to the United Nations. But a UN-brokered ceasefire, in effect since April, had brought a sharp reduction in hostilities and facilitated some measures to alleviate [...]