Humble pomegranate seed provides clue to how Yemen’s war fuels hunger

Workers pack pomegranates for export in Saada, Yemen September 25, 2018. Picture taken September 25, 2018. REUTERS/Naif Rahma

SAADA, Yemen (Reuters) – The tiny, red pomegranate seed may not look like much but it helps explain why Yemen’s civil war has brought millions of people to the brink of famine. Pomegranate exports were a key source of income for people in Saada in northwest Yemen, a province under the control of the Houthi […]

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