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Saudi-led coalition seizes main road linking Yemen's Hodeidah to Sanaa

13 Sep 2018

ADEN Yemeni forces backed by a Saudi-led coalition seized the main road linking the port city of Hodeidah to the capital Sanaa, blocking a supply route for the Houthi group that controls both cities, military sources and residents said on Thursday.

Yemenis who fled battle for Hodeidah struggle to survive

18 Jul 2018

ADEN For days, Amal would pull her four children back from the windows each time Apache helicopters attacked the rooftop snipers in her neighbourhood south of Yemen's port city of Hodeidah.

UN envoy due in Yemen as strains escalate with Houthi missile launch

25 Jun 2018

RIYADH/ADEN The Iran-aligned Houthi movement fired missiles at the Saudi capital Riyadh late on Sunday, escalating tensions ahead of a visit by the U.N. envoy to Yemen this week to try to avert a military assault on the country's main port city.

Fighting moves closer to centre of Yemen's main port city, missiles fired at Riyadh

24 Jun 2018

ADEN The Iran-aligned Houthi movement launched missiles on the Saudi capital Riyadh on Sunday, and reinforced Yemen's main port city of Hodeidah as an Arab coalition moved closer to the city centre in the largest offensive of the war.

Saudi-led coalition seizes Yemen's Hodeidah airport, fears for population grow

21 Jun 2018

ADEN Fears of a humanitarian crisis in Yemen's main port city Hodeidah grew as fighting spilled into residential districts on Wednesday after Arab coalition forces seized the airport from the Iran-aligned Houthis.

Saudi-led coalition seizes large areas of Yemen's Hodeidah airport - UAE

19 Jun 2018

ADEN Arab coalition troops stormed the airport in Yemen's main port Hodeidah on Tuesday and captured large areas of the compound in battles with Iran-aligned Houthis, a Yemeni military source, the UAE news agency and local residents said. | Video

Arab coalition bombs Houthis around Hodeidah airport, urges them to withdraw

18 Jun 2018

ADEN Arab coalition aircraft bombarded Houthi fighters dug in at the airport of Yemen's main port Hodeidah on Monday as a senior alliance official said he hoped U.N. diplomacy could coax the Iran-aligned movement to cede the city to "save the population".

Yemeni civilians shelter in schools from air strikes in battle for major port

18 Jun 2018

ADEN, June 18 The Saudi-led coalition resumed air strikes on Iran-aligned Houthi fighters holed up in the airport of Yemen's main port Hodeidah on Monday as civilians fled in search of shelter from the biggest battle of the war.

Saudi-led coalition conducts air strikes on Yemen's Hodeidah airport

17 Jun 2018

ADEN Houthi forces fought to keep control of the airport in Yemen's main port city of Hodeidah on Sunday as Saudi-led coalition air strikes struck the compound, in an offensive that could be a turning point in the three-year conflict. | Video

Arab alliance close to capturing Hodeidah airport, Yemen military says

16 Jun 2018

ADEN Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthi movement fought on Saturday to keep a Saudi-led coalition from taking full control of the airport in the port city of Hodeidah, in an offensive the U.N. says could trigger a famine imperilling millions of lives. | Video

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