Yemen’s Humanitarian Nightmare. The Real Roots of the Conflict. Seven million Yemenis live in areas that are close to famine, nearly two million children are suffering from acute malnutrition, and an outbreak of cholera has infected over 600,000 people (Foreign Affairs - Paywall).
Saudi Arabia On Track To Execute The Most People This Year In Two Decades. Figures provided exclusively to BuzzFeed News reveal that, despite Mohammed bin Salman’s attempt to present himself as a reformer, the country's approach to the death penalty has not changed, writes Borzou Daragahi on BuzzFeed.
Liberated and angry. Months of fighting drove the Islamic State from the Philippine city of Marawi but left behind distrust and destruction (the Washington Post).
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