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Upsurge in Yemen Fighting Sends Thousands Fleeing

The U.N. refugee agency UNHCR reports an upsurge in violence in battle-scarred Yemen has sent more than 85,000 people fleeing for their lives in the past 10 weeks, adding to the already huge displacement that exists across the country. More than two million people have become internally displaced in Yemen since March 2015.  That is when a Saudi-led coalition began a bombing campaign against Houthi rebels in support of Yemen’s government.   The UNHCR is alarmed by the recent...

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