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What’s Going on in Yemen?

In Spring of 2010, Haley Sweetland Edwards took us on a tour of Yemen for the Spinning the Globe section of mental_floss magazine. Here’s her explanation of the current situation, followed by an excerpt from last year’s Yemen feature. © YAHYA ARHAB/epa/Corbis Yemen is the poorest nation in the Arab world. It’s economy has flat-lined. It’s facing [...]