Saudi Arabia’s war in Yemen yields hunger and devastation
Chest heaving and eyes fluttering, the 3-year-old boy lay silently on a hospital ward in the highland town of Hajjah, a bag of bones fighting for breath. His father, Ali al-Hajaji, stood anxiously over him. Al-Hajaji had already lost one son 3 weeks earlier to the epidemic of hunger sweeping across Yemen. Now he feared that a second was slipping away.