Yemen is a country on the Arabian Peninsula, and the second largest country there after Saudi Arabia, and also the poorest. Administration of Yemen has long been notoriously difficult and it has been divided continually.
Yemen has been in a state of political crisis since 2011, starting with street protests against poverty, unemployment, corruption. The country has been seeing conflicts between the Houthis and al-Islah, as well as the al-Qaeda insurgency. Here you can find an automatic compilation of all DW content referring to Yemen.
In Yemen, the situation is deteriorating at an alarming rate amid a worsening cholera epidemic. As air strikes continue to hit civilian infrastructure, the work of health workers is getting ever more difficult. And only a fraction of the aid money pledged for Yemen has been paid so far.
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