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Middle East Breadwinners return empty-handed to Yemen, Arab world's poorest country

Saudi Arabia may send home about 200,000 Yemeni guest workers, adding to the pool of unemployed men, a potential target for militant recruiters.

By Adam BaronCorrespondent / November 22, 2013

Khaled Abdullah/Reuters

Yemen is poised to lose millions of dollars in remittances while reabsorbing up to 200,000 newly unemployed workers as a result of Saudi Arabia's decision to expel tens of thousands of Yemeni guest workers.