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Yemen Crisis: War Intensifies Amid Saudi-Iran Diplomatic Standoff


The Saudi-led coalition fighting Yemen's Houthi rebels -- believed to be backed by Iran -- has intensified attacks in recent days after Iran and Saudi Arabia severed diplomatic ties in the wake of the execution of a Shi'ite Saudi cleric. And as prospects for peace talks dim, Yemenis say the fallout from fuel shortages and their deteriorating economy are taking as many lives as the war. VOA’s Heather Murdock in Cairo reports with Almigdad Mojalli in the Yemeni capital, Sana’a.

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