Critics call Saudi involvement a ‘bitter irony’ as Yemen fights twin threats of famine and coronavirus
Saudi Arabia, one of the main belligerents in the five-year Yemen civil war, will for the first time act as the co-host of a United Nations humanitarian fund raising summit for Yemen. The virtual summit fund is hoping to raise $2.4bn (£1.9bn) in the second half of the year and stave off the twin threat of famine and coronavirus.
The virtual summit comes as the UN warns Yemen’s health system is...
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