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Crisis and conflict overshadow Eid in the Middle East

In Mecca, Saudi Arabia’s King Salman, like Muslims around the world, has marked the end of the fasting month of Ramadan and the start of the Eid al-Fitr festival.

It is supposed to be one of the most joyous occasions in the Muslim calendar but in Yemen, hit by fighting and airstrikes by a Saudi-led Arab coalition, joy is in short supply.

“Most people will not feel the joy of Eid because they are displaced from their homes and some children are homeless,” said Mabrouk al-Matari, a resident of t…
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