The pipeline is operated by the Yemeni government-owned Safer oil company but no oil has been pumped through it for years.
As Hajj pilgrimage is under risk of cancellation for this year due to the coronavirus pandemic, people ask: is it the first lockdown in history?
The prospect of Covid-19 hitting Yemen is terrifying considering the already ongoing humanitarian catastrophes in the country.
In Africa, authorities claim they have been "spared by God" or have simply been saved by the low volume of air traffic to their countries. However, some fear it is simply a lack of testing.
The strikes on Sanaa came after Saudi Arabia intercepted two ballistic missiles the Houthis said they had launched on Saturday towards Riyadh and southern parts of Saudi near the Yemeni border.
The Norwegian Refugee Council said it was unable to reach people in Syria, Yemen and the Gaza Strip, where authorities have imposed strict measures to halt the spread of the virus.
As the coronavirus pandemic sweeps across the Middle East, countries have sought to slow the increase of cases by limiting the movements of hundreds of millions of people.
With millions suffering from years of war and severely degraded medical facilities, countries at war cannot pay the price of a new frontline.
Long-running wars and conflicts in Yemen, Libya, Syria, Gaza and elsewhere have wrecked potential defences against coronavirus outbreaks, leaving millions vulnerable.
The years-long conflict coupled with the Saudi-led economic blockade has fuelled famine and disease, affecting children the most.
High unemployment rates, oppressive regimes and a desire for better education are some of the reasons cited by Arabs who express a desire to leave their countries.
The Covid-19 novel coronavirus epidemic is on the brink of becoming a pandemic, with more countries announcing infections and quarantines. How will it affect conflict zones?
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