Middle East and North Africa

This picture of a starving girl shocked the world. But it’s just another tragedy in Yemen’s forgotten war

Saida Ahmad Baghili, the face of Yemen’s famine Image: REUTERS/Abduljabbar Zeyad

Stéphanie Thomson

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Saida Ahmad Baghili, 18, who is affected by severe acute malnutrition, sits on a bed at the al-Thawra hospital in the Red Sea port city of Houdieda, Yemen October 24, 2016. REUTERS/Abduljabbar Zeyad TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY - RTX2Q6RX
The face of Yemen's famine-struck population. Image: REUTERS/Abduljabbar Zeyad
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