For the fourth consecutive year, Eid al-Fitr has done little to bring quiet to Yemen’s war-weary residents. In Hodeida, airstrikes have been replaced with a new norm: snipers, artillery shells, and missiles.
As Families the World Over Celebrated Eid Al-Fitr, Yemenis Marked the Holiday by Mourning Their War Dead
Under siege and with little to celebrate, Yemenis have found a new way to mark the end of Ramadan holiday.
SANA’A, YEMEN -- "My mom said we don’t have enough money to buy new clothes this Eid because of the war," proclaims Nassem, a young Yemeni girl. Instead, her hands are adorned with hena’a -- a black liquid applied to form intricate designs to the skin. "I want dad to see my hands, he’ll like it, Nassem says. But Nassem’s father likely won’t be