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From destruction to cholera, Yemen war brings disasters
More than two years of civil war have led to continually compounding disasters in Yemen, from stalemated fighting and international intervention to near famine and a deadly cholera outbreak
UN urges Yemen cease-fire and open ports to confront cholera
The UN Security Council is urging the warring parties in Yemen to immediately agree on a cease-fire and keep all ports open for humanitarian aid to confront the threat of famine and the rapid spread of cholera
Fast-spreading cholera outbreak in war-torn Yemen kills scores
Yemen is already wracked by a war that has killed more than 10,000 people, but now the country has also been struck by a fast-spreading cholera outbreak. As of Monday, 184 people in Yemen have died from the disease while the number of suspected cholera cases has increased to 11,000, up dramatically
Graffiti Artist Portrays the Horrors of War in Yemen
When Murad Subay takes a walk in his city of Sana’a in Yemen, he witnesses scenes that he didn’t see two years ago: There’s trash everywhere. The roads, even the main streets, are full of holes, some completely without asphalt. Passersby look sad and cautious. Many don’t have access to clean water
Photos of Malnourished Children Show Horrors of Yemen's Forgotten War
A boy lies on a hospital bed in Yemen's port city of Al-Hudaydah. His eyes are full of life, but his skinny body tells another story: His arm is so thin that he can wrap his lips around it. His ribs stick out under his skin. He is one of 1.5 million children in Yemen who are suffering from
Today in Pictures: Democracy Protest, Spring Training, Art Fair
Yemeni pro-democracy protesters chant slogans as they march during a demonstration demanding the trial of former president Ali Abdullah Saleh in Sanaa, Yemen, Feb. 28, 2013. (Hani Mohammed/AP Photo) Click to see the rest of ABC News’ Today in Pictures
Yemen's Other Crisis: Humanitarian Crisis Grows as Violence Increases
Yemen is not only one of the most dangerous countries in the world, it’s also home to one of the world’s worst humanitarian crises, according to the grim numbers offered today by State Department officials. Nearly 40 percent of the country — 10 million people...
US Escalates Drone War on al Qaeda in Yemen
ABC News’ David Kerley and Stephanie Liu report: The United States is intensifying its strikes in Yemen and increasing its presence there as it pursues al Qaeda. Two suspected U.S. drone strikes killed 11 suspected al Qaeda militants in southern Yemen Saturday, according to military...
Today In Pictures; Marilyn's Legs, Olympic Torch, Thailand Oxen, The Lakers, and Rainbows
One of the dismantled pieces of ‘Forever Marilyn’, a sculpture by Seward Johnson, is seen dismantled, as it is prepared for removal from Pioneer Court May 8, 2012 in Chicago. The stainless steel and aluminum sculpture, which stands 26 feet tall and weighs 34,000 pounds,...
White House Stands By Obama Push for Yemeni Journalist to Remain Behind Bars
White House officials Friday defended President Obama’s request that the government of Yemen keep a local journalist detained for alleged terrorist ties. Al-Sha’i had investigated a series of airstrikes in December 2009 against what Yemeni officials described as an Al Qaeda training camp in al...