Yemen Road Trip

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Passengers on a ride scream at Seera Fun World, an amusement park in Aden, Yemen, Dec. 3, 2009. The park was especially busy perhaps because of Eid al-Adha, the major Muslim holiday marking the end of the Hajj, or pilgrimage to Mecca. Lawlessness, growing poverty, a water crisis, a raging conflict with Houthi rebels in Yemen's north and clashes with separatists in the South continue to destabilize the Arabian Peninsula's poorest state.