Cooking gas cylinders are lined up outside a gas station amid supply shortage in Sanaa, Yemen November 7, 2017. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah
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Hundreds of cars lined the main roads of Sanaa after the rebels who control the city ordered fuel stations to close Wednesday, accusing merchants of taking advantage of a Saudi blockade to hike prices.A quarter of Yemen's 28 million people are starving, while half a million children under the age of five are suffering life-threatening malnutrition, the U.N. says.Yemen is also facing one of the world's worst cholera outbreaks, which has infected about 900,000 people and killed more than 2,100 since April, according to the World Health Organization.The coalition announced the closure of all ports in Yemen as of Monday. However, an official, who declined to be named, said Wednesday the coalition has allowed work to resume at the southern port of Aden.
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