LIST OF WARS: DETAILS
Yemeni Civil War
Battle deaths: 5,981 Published: 2013-07-25 23:37:23 | Altered: 2016-08-02 16:56:10
Another party is Al Quaida in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) which was established in 2009 and controls large swaths of territory in the south and central countryside. AQAP:s war with the Yemeni Government escalated in 2010-2013 when the group expanded their territory. USA have been actively involved in the war and alledgedly attacked AQAP targets with drones.
The Islamic State (IS) established itself in the country in 2015 where it has launched operations and been involved in the fighting.
A coalition of gulf states headed by Saudi Arabia invaded Yemen in spring 2015 with the goal to reinstate Hadi’s government, a development which has further strained the tense relation between Saudi Arabia and Iran, who support the claims of the Houthis. The Saudi coalition have carried out air raids against Sana'a and Houthi (Government) positions.
Several ceasefire agreements between the Government and Hadi's forces have been negotiated but have broken down within days. The war has weighed heavily on the civilian population and UN has expressed concern for the humanitarian situation in the country. NGO:s have accused both sides of committing war crimes.
SOURCES: FATALITY DATA
 Battle deaths: UCDP Battle-Related Deaths Dataset v.5-2015 (link) (1989-2014) ID: #33
Low: 5,947 High: 6,644
NOTE ON NATION DATA
NOTE! Nation data for this war may be inconlusive or incomplete. In most cases it reflects which nations were involved with troops in this war, but in some it may instead reflect the contested territory.