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UN envoy arrives in Yemen for Hodeida crisis talks

16 June, 2018

More than 70 percent of Yemeni imports pass through Hodeida's docks and the fighting has raised UN fears of humanitarian catastrophe in a country already on the brink of famine.

Thousands besieged in Hodeida as Saudi coalition seizes airport

16 June, 2018

Thousands of residents in Yemen's Hodeida are under siege after Saudi-led forces seized the airport in the rebel-held port city.

Saudi-led coalition forces seize entrances to airport in Hodeida

15 June, 2018

Fighting has raged around the rebel-held Hodeida, the entry point for the vast majority of Yemen's imports, with Saudi-led coalition forces advancing quickly on the Red Sea city.

Hodeida assault intensifies as France considers minesweeping operation

15 June, 2018

The US-backed Saudi-led assault against Yemen's port city of Hodeida has intensified while France considers a minesweeping operation at the end of the campaign.

Yemen rebel attack kills dozen outside Hodeida

15 June, 2018

Medical sources report a Houthi attack has left 12 Yemeni soldiers dead south of Hodeida, as part of a Saudi-led offensive on the port.

US rejects UAE request for assistance with Hodeida offensive

15 June, 2018

The US will not provide intelligence for the UAE-led offensive on the Yemeni port of Hodeida, which aid groups have repeatedly warned could lead to large scale famine.

Sweden calls on UN to demand Hodeida offensive freeze

14 June, 2018

The UN should call for an end to the UAE and Saudi-led offensive on the port of Hodeida, Sweden has said, which aid agencies fear could plunge Yemen into famine.

Yemenis flee as Saudi-led coalition pounds Hodeida port

14 June, 2018

The Saudi-led offensive continues in its second day against the Yemeni rebel-held port as aid agency warnings increase.

Yemen president heads to UAE as Hodeida assault looms

14 June, 2018

Exiled Yemeni leader Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi headed to the UAE in an apparent attempt to patch up relations ahead of an assault on a key rebel-held port.

UN Security Council to hold second 'urgent' Yemen meeting

13 June, 2018

Urgent talks will be held by the UN Security Council on Thursday following the launch of an offensive on the Yemeni port of Hodeida, diplomats said.

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