Despite warnings over the potentially devastating humanitarian consequences, the Saudi-led coalition is trying to capture the port city in what is shaping up to be the biggest battle of the now-three-year-old war, causing an acute shortage of vital supplies and putting millions of Yemenis at risk.
Former French special forces operative Paul Barril is being investigated for his behind-the-scenes role in the 1994 genocide.
It has all the cliché hallmarks of a Hollywood-created conflict somewhere on the African continent, with European mercenaries and various corrupt businessmen stoking the coals of war. However, the 1994 Rwandan genocide was not a Hollywood tale. It was all-too real and left an estimated 800,000 dead.