Saudi-led coalition keeps up Hodeidah assault before UN meeting

By Mohammed Ghobari and Mohamed Mokashef ADEN, June 14 : Arab warplanes and warships pounded Houthi positions in Yemen’s Hodeidah for a second day on Thursday, as a Saudi-led alliance tried to seize the country’s main port in the largest battle of a war that has created the world’s worst humanitarian crisis. The coalition also […]

Saudi-led coalition launches attack on Yemen’s Hodeidah

By Mohammed Ghobari and Mohamed Mokhashef ADEN, June 13 : Troops backed by a Saudi-led coalition on Wednesday launched an assault on Yemen’s main port city of Hodeidah, in the biggest battle of a three-year war between an alliance of Arab states and the Iran-aligned Houthis. Coalition warplanes and warships were carrying out strikes on […]

Saudi-led alliance gears up for battle in key Yemeni port city

By Mohamed Mokhashef and Mohammed Ghobari ADEN, June 13 : A Saudi-led coalition geared up on Tuesday for a military assault on Yemen’s main port, preparing to launch by far the biggest battle of a three-year war between an alliance of Arab states and the Houthi movement that controls Yemen’s capital. The United Arab Emirates, […]

Saudi-led alliance gears up for battle in key Yemeni port city

By Mohamed Mokhashef and Mohammed Ghobari ADEN, June 12 : A Saudi-led coalition geared up on Tuesday for an assault on Yemen’s main port, preparing to launch by far the biggest battle of a three-year-old war between an alliance of Arab states and the Houthi movement that controls Yemen’s capital. The United Arab Emirates, one […]

US warns United Arab Emirates against assault on Yemeni port Hodeidah

By Warren Strobel and Phil Stewart WASHINGTON, Jun 6 : The United States has warned its close ally the United Arab Emirates not to launch an assault on Yemen’s port city of Hodeidah, which United Nations experts fear could precipitate a new humanitarian crisis, U.S. officials said on Tuesday. The warning was issued as Emirati-backed […]

U.N. Yemen envoy in talks with Houthis to cede Hodeidah port -sources

By Mohamed Mokhashef ADEN, Jun 4 : The U.N. Yemen mediator is in talks with the Houthi movement to hand over control of Hodeidah port to the United Nations in an attempt to avert a possible assault on the city by a Saudi-led coalition, Yemeni political sources said. Martin Griffiths arrived in the Houthi-held capital […]