Houthi rebels have taken control of Northern Yemen, and the President and Prime Minister have officially resigned. With such severe political turmoil in the country, is Yemen on the brink of a civil war?
Yemen 2012 International Religious Freedom Report http://www.state.gov/documents/organi... "Yemen has a long history of religious moderation, and this violence contrasted with the historically amicable relationship between the Zaydi-Shia and Shafi-Sunni communities, the country's two predominant Islamic sects. The violence appeared more politically motivated than religiously based and further stoked existing political and religious tensions."
Yemen's National Dialogue Conference http://www.ndc.ye Outcome from the March 18 2013 meeting in Sana'a, Yemen convened by President Hadi.
UNICEF: Yemen: New Report Reveals Inequities Have Greatest Impact on Children http://www.unicef.org/mena/media_9365... "According to the new report which was jointly launched by the Ministries of Planning and International Cooperation and Social Affairs and Labour, in collaboration with UNICEF, almost half of all children under the age of five in Yemen are chronically malnourished; fifty one per cent of these are amongst the poorest, whilst twenty four per cent are amongst the richest."
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