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July 02, 2015 - Sana'a, Yemen: A Houthi militant reacts as he looks for survivors at the rubble of a house building after it was hit by a fighter jet belonging to the Saudi coalition in the Yemeni capital Sana'a. Two children of the family were buried and died under the rubble during the missile attack while the mother and a two other children were taken to a nearby hospital. The mother and one of the children survived the attack as another one child died by his injuries. (Photo/Narciso Contreras)

July 02, 2015 – Sana’a, Yemen: A Houthi militant reacts as he looks for survivors at the rubble of a house building after it was hit by a fighter jet belonging to the Saudi coalition in the Yemeni capital Sana’a. Two children of the family were buried and died under the rubble during the missile attack while the mother and a two other children were taken to a nearby hospital. The mother and one of the children survived the attack as another one child died by his injuries. (Photo/Narciso Contreras)

Yemen, the Forgotten War
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After years of internal political instability, Yemen was dragged into civil war when the Ansar Allah rebellion took over the government, triggering an international intervention to a domestic conflict. A coalition led by Saudi Arabia entered the war against the Houthi insurgency engulfing the neighbouring country in the bloodiest conflict in its recent history. Declared one of the poorest nations in the world, Yemen is struggling to survive the last stage of its tragedy: while international humanitarian organisations have declared a state of emergency, Yemen is facing one of the worst humanitarian catastrophes. With virtually no media coverage, Yemen’s war is not only a forgotten war, but it is also an unknown war.

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