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The forgotten war?

The UN has issued a stark warning that children in Yemen face death from starvation because of a lack of international help. Houthi rebels and forces allied to a former president are fighting the internationally recognised government, which is backed by Saudi Arabia. The top UN official in Yemen, Jamie McGoldrick, describes the damage the conflict has caused.

(Photo: Yemeni city of Taez in November 2016. Credit: Ahmad Al-Basha/AFP/Getty Images)

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