- Yemen’s complex history is one of conflict and political rivalry that has continued for nearly a century.
- A civil war has been raging since 2015.
- Allied forces are facing an intensified battle against Houthi fighters.
- Yemen’s former president Ali Abdullah Saleh was killed by Houthi rebels on Monday.
Most died from hunger and disease, which has ravaged the poor Arab country. But many have been caught in the crossfire between the Saudi-backed government and Iran-backed rebel militant Houthis.
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