Far From the War, Yemen's Remote Mountain Villages

For nearly two years now, Yemen has been torn by a ferocious war involving rebel forces, extremist groups, government militias, and foreign bombing campaigns. For the majority of Yemenis who live in the countryside, far from the centers of fighting, life was difficult to begin with, and for many, the war has had little impact. Reuters photographer Abduljabbar Zeyad recently traveled to western Yemen to photograph the lives of some of these villagers as they work, study, and play, high on Dhalamlam Mountain.

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