Yemen: At war since 2014

Yemenis dig graves for children who were killed when their bus was hit during a Saudi-led coalition air strike that targeted the Dahyan market the previous day in the Huthi rebels' stronghold province of Saada on August 10, 2018. The country has been at war since 2014. PHOTO | STRINGER | AFP

What you need to know:

  • The country has been mired in a deadly conflict between troops loyal to President Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi and Shiite Huthi rebels

  • The violence has since has killed nearly 10,000 people and triggered what the United Nations has described as the world's worst humanitarian crisis

  • Huthi rebels have opposed the government for the past decade and are backed by Iran, which denies military involvement

  • Several raids blamed on government forces, backed by Saudi and Emirati forces, have killed many civilians

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