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Who Brings High-Level Mechanical Warfare To Yemen

A child stands on his house, which was destroyed by an air strike in the airport area in Sana’a, photo by Hayat Al-sharif DW-Yemen.Saudi Arabia and a number of its regional allies launched a devastating campaign against Yemen in March 2015, intending to restore the government of former President ” Abd Rabbo Mansour Had”I to power and crushing ” Ansar Allah”. Saudi-led airstrikes hit schools, hospitals, and weddings, killing thousands of Yemeni civilians, the Saudi-led coalition, backed by the US, France and Britain, in response to fears that Iran, the Houthis’ biggest supporter and regional rival of Saudi Arabia, would gain a foothold in Yemen. Since then, Yemen has been wracked by civil war, food insecurity, and rising poverty levels. Why is there a war in Yemen ˀ The tragedy entered every home in Yemen, one person from every family was killed at least by the war. “My son Abdu said he would go to battle to get a monthly salary to live, my son left and my eyes washed with tears, I begged him …