After the Trump administration's out-the-door decision to designate Yemen's Iranian-backed rebels as a terror organization, Aid agencies warn the decision could wreck the tenuous relief system keeping millions alive.
Some Yemenis living in the US were waiting to learn whether they’ll be deported back home to an active war zone. Trump administration officials had until July 5 to decide and made their announcement that morning.
A battle for the Yemeni Red Sea port of Hodeidah could be a humanitarian disaster. It could also bring a speedy end to the Yemen war. We hear what residents are thinking as the front lines draw closer to their city.
"They make me bleed inside every time I talk to them," says Saber Askar, a US citizen from Yemen, with family still in the war-torn country. "I don’t know what to do. Every time I call, I’m afraid they're not going to answer anymore."
President Barack Obama signaled his concern about civilian casualties in the Yemen war on December 13 when he halted a major resupply of smart bombs to the Saudi Arabian air force. But the same day, the US Air Force delivered the Saudis four new fighter jets.
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