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Saudi Arabia moves to secure Yemen Red Sea ports after UAE drawdown

11 Jul 2019

DUBAI/ADEN Saudi Arabia's military in Yemen has moved in to secure two strategic Red Sea ports and the Bab al-Mandeb Strait after its leading ally the United Arab Emirates substantially reduced its presence there, four sources familiar with the matter said.

Heavy weapons fire rocks Yemen's Hodeidah as U.N. pushes to clinch troop pullout

25 Mar 2019

ADEN Yemen's warring parties exchanged heavy weapons fire overnight in Hodeidah, residents and military sources said, as the United Nations scrambled to salvage a ceasefire deal in the Yemeni port city that is a lifeline for millions at risk of starvation.

Deminers attacked near grain stores in Yemen port

30 Jan 2019

ADEN A demining team came under gunfire while trying to clear access to grain silos in Yemen's port city of Hodeidah, a lifeline for millions facing starvation, with both parties to the conflict blaming the other for the incident late on Tuesday.

Yemen talks set to start in Sweden after wounded Houthis evacuated

03 Dec 2018

ADEN/DUBAI Yemeni Houthi officials are expected to travel to Sweden shortly for talks as early as Wednesday to end the nearly four-year-old war after the Saudi-led coalition allowed the evacuation of some of their wounded for treatment.

UAE says it wants Yemen peace deal but Houthis must leave Hodeidah

26 Jun 2018

ABU DHABI/ADEN The United Arab Emirates (UAE) said on Tuesday an Arab coalition fighting the Houthis in Yemen was cooperating with a U.N. envoy to end fighting, but the Houthis must quit the port city of Hodeidah as a condition for any peace deal.

UAE says it wants Yemen peace deal but Houthis must leave Hodeidah

26 Jun 2018

ABU DHABI/ADEN, June 26 The United Arab Emirates (UAE) said on Tuesday an Arab coalition fighting the Houthis in Yemen was cooperating with a U.N. envoy to end fighting, but the Houthis must quit the port city of Hodeidah as a condition for any peace deal.

Houthi missile and Saudi-led air strikes strain Yemen truce

19 Nov 2016

SANAA A 48-hour truce aimed at ending Yemen's civil war came under pressure on Saturday as residents said fighting was still going on in parts of the country.

Yemen's Hadi flees to Aden and says he is still president

22 Feb 2015

SANAA/ADEN Yemen's ousted president Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi appeared to rescind his resignation and attempt to reclaim his position in a statement on Saturday after escaping house arrest by the Houthi militia in the capital Sanaa and fleeing to Aden.

Yemen's Hadi flees to Aden and says he is still president

21 Feb 2015

SANAA/ADEN Yemen's ousted president Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi appeared to rescind his resignation and attempt to reclaim his position in a statement on Saturday after escaping house arrest by the Houthi militia in the capital Sanaa and fleeing to Aden. | Video

Yemen's Hadi flees to Aden and says he is still president

21 Feb 2015

SANAA/ADEN Yemen's ousted president Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi appeared to rescind his resignation and attempt to reclaim his position in a statement on Saturday after escaping house arrest by the Houthi militia in the capital Sanaa and fleeing to Aden. | Video

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