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Yemen Search Engine Blocked In Conflict

The Internet has become the voice of the people, carrying news and opinions from one region of the world to another. Days after Saudi Arabia began airstrikes on Yemen in an effort to take control from Houthi rebels, Yemen's largest Internet service provider, Yemen Net, appears to have blocked several major news and media Web sites, per Global Voices. As an example, the media agency cites Sahafa Net, a search engine that aggregates content from all major Yemeni Web sites. Until it was blocked last week, Sahafa Net was one of the most visited in Yemen.

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