The war in Yemen, the poorest country on the Arabian peninsula, has been going on now since March 2015.
So far over 10,000 people have died in the conflict that has a Saudi-led coalition battling a Shiite rebel group called the Houthis.
The Saudis intervened on the side of Yemen’s internationally recognized government after the Houthi rebels, reportedly backed by Iran, seized the capital, Sana’a.
Now the country is fighting a massive cholera outbreak and millions are also threatened by a looming famine. The United Nations has called it the worst humanitarian crisis in the world.
For the current state of Yemen, CGTN’s Adel El Mahrouky reports from Cairo.
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Tonight’s panel has the latest on the crisis and its symptoms:
- Sama’a Al-Hamdani, a Yemeni political affairs commentator
- Abdulateef Al-Mulhim, He is a columnist for the Saudi daily newspaper, AlYaum and The Arab News
- Seyed Hossein Mousavian, former Iranian diplomat is a Middle East expert at Princeton University
- Radhya Almutawakel, president of the Mwatana Organization for Human Rights that monitors events in Yemen