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African Refugees, Economic Migrants Still Head for Yemen

The U.N. refugee agency is warning refugees and migrants from the Horn of Africa not to make the perilous journey across the Red Sea to Yemen. The UNHCR says thousands of people continue to arrive in the country despite the dangers. The latest United Nations figures put the number of civilians killed in Yemen since Saudi Arabia began its bombing campaign on March 26 at 1,670, with more than 3,800 wounded. Aid agencies report the escalation of the war has caused a sharp deterioration in...

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