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.
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