Saudi Arabia, at war with Yemen rebels, sends aid to nation

MARIB, Yemen -- At a wind-swept camp for those displaced by Yemen's war, a young Yemeni woman named Leemi, who supports her child and eight others, gratefully accepted aid from Saudi Arabia. Meanwhile, the campaign by the Saudi-led coalition against Yemen's Shiite rebels, known as Houthis, has been a major cause of the country's humanitarian disaster, rights groups say. From May 2015 until this January, the King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center says it has spent $854 million on aid to Yemen, much of it on health care and food.


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