Horrific, haunting images of malnourished children, women brandishing weapons, civilians killed by airstrikes are emblematic of the conflict that continues to rage in Yemen.

Fighting between the Iranian-allied Houthis and supporters of the internationally-backed government of President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi began in March 2015, when a Saudi-led alliance intervened to try to restore Hadi to power after the Houthis, a movement from the Zaydi branch of Shi'ite Islam, advanced on his temporary headquarters in Aden and forced him to flee to Saudi Arabia. A year later, the United Nations also faced flak from human rights groups in June 2016 for removing the Saudi Arabia-led military coalition from its report that accuses the coalition of being responsible for casualties that resulted from its bombing campaign in Yemen.

Since the conflict began, it has killed more than 6,200 people and displaced more than 2.5 million, causing severe humanitarian crisis. 

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May 10, 2015People flee as smoke billows after air strikes hit the house of Yemen's former President Ali Abdullah Saleh in Sanaa May 10, 2015. Saleh and his family are safe after airstrikes targeted his residence in the capital Sanaa early on Sunday, a news agency allied to the former Yemeni president said.REUTERS/Mohamed al-Sayagh

More than 14 million Yemenis, over half of the country's population, are in need of emergency food and life-saving assistance, according to a report issued by the United Nations and the Yemeni government. One million Yemeni children face severe malnutrition within months as families struggle to pay for food in one of the Arab world's poorest countries, according to the U.N. World Food Programme.

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A man dresses his malnourished daughter at a malnutrition intensive care unit in Yemen's capital Sanaa April 6, 2016Reuters
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A malnourished boy cries in his home in Sanaa June 20, 2012. One million Yemeni children face severe malnutrition within months as families struggle to pay for food in one of the Arab world's poorest countries, the U.N. World Food Programme has warned. Political turmoil has pushed Yemen to the brink of a humanitarian crisis and aid agencies estimate half the country's 24 million people are malnourished. Picture taken June 20, 2012.Reuters
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A malnourished child lies on a weighing scale at a therapeutic feeding centre at al-Sabyeen hospital in Sanaa May 30, 2012.Reuters
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A malnourished child lies on a bed at a malnutrition intensive care unit in Yemen's capital Sanaa April 6, 2016.Reuters
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A doctor attends to a newborn baby in a special care unit at a hospital in Yemen's capital Sanaa May 7, 2015. A shortage of fuel has crippled hospitals and food supplies in recent weeks in Yemen, and the U.N.'s World Food Programme has said its fuel needs have leapt from 40,000 litres a month to 1 million litres.Reuters
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A nurse holds a malnourished child at a hospital in Yemen's capital Sanaa July 28, 2015. The war in Yemen has killed more than 3,500 people. U.N. children's agency UNICEF says the death toll includes 365 children.Reuters
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Ali Mohammed al-Tawaari, a six-month-old malnourished boy, cries as he is weighed in a malnutrition intensive care unit in Sanaa, Yemen July 30, 2015. Born just before the outbreak of Yemen's devastating war, Ali Mohammed al-Tawaari may well not survive it. Damaged by a lack of skilled medical care at a critical moment in his early weeks, the six-month-old infant struggles for life in a hospital in the bomb-damaged capital Sanaa. Ali suffers malnourishment and complications from a botched circumcision performed by an unqualified practitioner.Reuters
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Two-year-old Hanadi Dawod cries as she is weighed to check for acute severe malnutrition in a malnutrition intensive care unit in Sanaa, Yemen July 30, 2015. Damaged by a lack of skilled medical care at a critical moment, many infants struggle for life in a hospital in the bomb-damaged capital Sanaa. When Yemen's devastating war began in March, between the country's Houthi movement and an exiled government backed by Gulf Arab states, hundreds of foreign, mostly Asian, medical staff members, were evacuated to their countries, leaving their jobs in Yemeni hospitals.Reuters
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A woman holds her malnourished child at a therapeutic feeding centre at al-Sabyeen hospital in Sanaa April 15, 2013. The United Nations Children's Fund, UNICEF, has said that 57 percent of Yemen's 12 million children are chronically malnourished - the highest level of chronic malnutrition in the world after AfghanistanReuters
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A malnourished child is seen at a therapeutic feeding centre at al-Sabyeen hospital in Sanaa April 15, 2013. The United Nations Children's Fund, UNICEF, has said that 57 percent of Yemen's 12 million children are chronically malnourished - the highest level of chronic malnutrition in the world after Afghanistan.Reuters
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A malnourished boy lies on a bed at a hospital in the Red Sea port city of Houdieda, Yemen September 9, 2016.Reuters

Pictures of Houthi Yemeni women accompanied by children and infants who participated in a military parade on Sept. 6 in Sanaa present yet another reality of the country. The women vowed to fight alongside Iran-backed Houthi militias in Yemen's 18-month old conflict. Backed allegedly by Iran and Hezbollah,  Houthi women wielding rocket-propelled grenade launchers and assault rifles indicate that the fight is far from over. 

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A woman loyal to the Houthi movement hold an RPG weapon as she takes part in a parade to show support for the movement in Sanaa, Yemen September 6, 2016.Reuters
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A woman loyal to the Houthi movement holds a rifle as she takes part in a parade to show support to the movement in Sanaa, Yemen September 6, 2016.Reuters
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A girl holds a rifle in front of women loyal to the Houthi movement taking part in a parade to show support to the movement in Sanaa, Yemen September 6, 2016.Reuters
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A woman loyal to the Houthi movement holds a machine gun mounted on a patrol truck as she takes part in a parade to show support to the movement in Sanaa, Yemen September 6, 2016.Reuters
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A woman loyal to the Houthi movement holds a rifle as she takes part in a parade to show support to the movement in Sanaa, Yemen September 7, 2016.Reuters
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A girl looks at armed women loyal to the Houthi movement as they take part in a parade to show support for the movement in Sanaa, Yemen September 6, 2016.Reuters
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Women loyal to the Houthi movement carry rifles as they take part in a parade to show support to the movement in Sanaa, Yemen September 7, 2016.Reuters