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    Just hours later after ceasefire expired and only hours before a UN envoy arrive in Yemen, the Saudi-led coalition has resumed its airstrikes on Sanaa. Moreover, more and more academics share the opinion, that Saudis are trying to destroy Yemen's rural livehood.

    The Man With The Yemen Plan

    There is growing evidence which shows that Saudi Arabia is deliberately targeting impoverished Yemen’s farms and agricultural industry, Dr Martha Mundy, an anthropologist and emeritus professor at the London School of Economics, who is currently working in Lebanon, but who worked in North Yemen from 1973 to 1977, told Sputnik. It seems like Saudi Arabia is waging "clear economic war" on the country.

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