The “superbug” bacteria often strike at much higher rates in the Middle East, according to Doctors Without Borders. The bacteria attack invisibly and without warning in the mangled limbs, bullet holes and other wounds of civilians and fighters in war zones.
The UN Special envoy to Yemen, Martin Griffiths, has been pushing and coaxing Yemen's warring parties toward negotiations. Following his briefing to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, he speaks with The World's Marco Werman.
US President Donald Trump has overruled Congress in a decision to re-arm Saudi Arabia and the UAE. What may be intended as a warning to Iran could undermine efforts to halt civilian casualties in the Yemen war.
In the last week, news from Yemen began with a diplomatic victory but ended with a spike in violence. Attacking the world's worst humanitarian crisis, experts say, hinges on "actually stopping the fighting."
Under a UN-sponsored deal, warring parties in Yemen have agreed to remove troops from the key port city of Hodeidah. Peter Salisbury of the Belgium-based International Crisis Group says the war is complex, but explained some of the key parts of the conflict to The World.
To assess the political stability in Yemen and what it means for the United States, we talk with Wallace A. Terrill, professor at the Strategic Studies Institute at the U.S. Army War College and Natalia Antelava, BBC reporter.
Over the past few weeks, we've invited on the program women from countries going through a time of political unrest and discontent. Naima Nour (Tunisian-American), and Nancy Yousef (Egyptian-American) share their reactions to this political volatile week.
The political opposition in Yemen is growing, and threatening the stability of the country's long-time leader. The BBC's Natalia Antelava tells anchor Lisa Mullins that protesters in Yemen are hampered by a lack of unity and little access to social me
Noel King, managing producer for The Takeaway, looks at why the U.S. should be keeping a close eye on what's happening in Yemen, as well as in Iran. We also talk to Charlie Herman about the politics of the U.S. budget.
We talk with Hakim Almasmari publisher and editor of The Yemen Post. Zachary Lockman, Professor of Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies and History at New York University helps explain the democracy movements all across the Middle East.