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Charity says millions of Yemenis are edging closer to famine

AP  |  Cairo 

The says millions of Yemenis are edging closer to and one year after a Saudi-led coalition imposed a on sea, land and air routes in the Arab world's poorest country.

The Saudi-led coalition fighting Iran-backed Shiite Houthi rebels had restricted access to in November last year after a missile assault by rebels targeted the Saudi capital,

of the said late Monday "the past 12 months have been a never-ending nightmare for Yemeni civilians."

The Saudi-led coalition has been at war with the Houthi rebels since March 2015 in a stalemated conflict that has generated the world's worst humanitarian crisis.

The charity says the war has left 12 million people at imminent risk of descending into

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First Published: Tue, November 06 2018. 14:45 IST