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Airstrikes Kill 31 People, Including Children, in Yemen

HeadlineFeb 17, 2020

In Yemen, 31 people were killed in U.S.-backed Saudi airstrikes over the weekend, including women and children. The strikes in the northern al-Jawf province came just hours after the Houthis said they had shot down a Saudi fighter jet in the same area. On Sunday, the United Nations said the Houthis and the U.S.-backed Saudi and UAE coalition had agreed to a major prisoner swap, the first of its kind in the long-running war. More than 100,000 have died, and far more have been displaced, since the conflict began in 2015.

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