Violence is building in Yemen’s northern Sa’ada province as soldiers and pro-government tribesmen attack homes, villages, and public roads despite a truce that ended the four-year war last July. The International Crisis Group warned yesterday the conflict has become “self-perpetuating, giving rise to a war economy,” noting that the “destruction of entire villages and infrastructure by army shelling, air bombardment and indiscriminate military and police violence” exacerbated tensions.
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