Yemen famine could threaten opportunity for peace, UN warns

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    UN officials have told the Security Council that Yemen is hurtling towards the worst famine the world has seen in decades.

    This, they say, and a renewed offensive by Houthi rebels, threatens to wipe out a new opportunity to end the war.

    Al Jazeera’s James Bays reports from the United Nations.

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    In This Story: Yemen

    Yemen, officially the Republic of Yemen, is a country at the southern end of the Arabian Peninsula in Western Asia. It is the second-largest Arab sovereign state in the peninsula, occupying 527,970 square kilometres. The coastline stretches for about 2,000 kilometres.

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