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Yemen's Houthi rebels have deployed additional forces to the flash-point port city of Hodeida amid a wide-scale offensive by UAE-led Yemeni government forces to retake the city.

Reinforcements roll into Yemen's Hodeidah as the army and its regional allies set their sights on the city's port, held by the Houthis.

<em>Houthis</em> vow to fight on after losing Hodeida airport

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Houthis vow to fight on after losing Hodeida airport

Yemen's Houthi rebels vowed to fight on after pro-government forces seized Hodeida airport from them on Wednesday, in a major step towards retaking the port city following a week-long battle

Sexual abuse rife at UAE-controlled prisons in Yemen: report

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Sexual abuse rife at UAE-controlled prisons in Yemen: report

The UAE, a US ally, has been accused of rampant sexual abuse of Yemeni prisoners, most held without charge or trial.

Emirati-backed Yemen forces seize control of Hodeida airport

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Emirati-backed Yemen forces seize control of Hodeida airport

The capture of Hodeida airport from Houthi rebels marks a major step toward retaking the key port city.

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Media world mourns Yemeni journalist tortured by Houthis

Press freedom watchdogs have decried the death of Yemeni journalist Anwar al-Rakan, who was subject to torture and starvation at the hands of the Houthis

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Pro-government forces enter Yemen's Hodeida airport

Taking control of the Hodeida airport would mark a military victory for the Saudi-led coalition, but rights groups warn the offensive risks ...

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UN ceasefire efforts fizzle as Hodeida fight ramps up

The Iran-backed Houthi rebels rejected a ceasefire and said Saudi-led forces have been escalating their attacks in Hodeida despite talks.

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Saudi Arabia says new Yemen missile intercepted

Saudi air defences said they have intercepted a missile fired from rebel-held territory in Yemen.

Clashes near Yemen's flashpoint Hodeida amid concern for civilians

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Clashes near Yemen's flashpoint Hodeida amid concern for civilians

More than 70 percent of Yemeni imports pass through the docks of Hodeida port, controlled by the country's Houthi rebels.

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French special forces 'working with UAE' in Yemen

French crack troops are reportedly working with the UAE in its controversial military campaign in Yemen, according to daily Le Figaro.

Yemen's Houthi rebels deny Saudi claims of airport control

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Yemen's Houthi rebels deny Saudi claims of airport control

The Saudi-led coalition reported on Saturday they had captured Hodeida airport - a claim quickly denied by Houthi rebels.

Thousands besieged in Hodeida as Saudi coalition seizes airport

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Thousands besieged in Hodeida as Saudi coalition seizes airport

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

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Saudi-led coalition forces seize entrances to airport in Hodeida

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

Hodeida assault intensifies as France considers minesweeping operation

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Hodeida assault intensifies as France considers minesweeping operation

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

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Yemen rebel attack kills dozen outside Hodeida

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.

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US rejects UAE request for assistance with Hodeida offensive

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 ...

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Yemenis flee as Saudi-led coalition pounds Hodeida port

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

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Yemen president heads to UAE as Hodeida assault looms

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 ...

UN Security Council to hold second 'urgent' Yemen meeting

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UN Security Council to hold second 'urgent' Yemen meeting

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 ...

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Four Emirati soldiers killed in Yemen: UAE

The United Arab Emirates said four of its soldiers were killed in fighting in Yemen, in a statement published just hours after the Saudi-led ...

Hodeida: UN battles to keep Yemen's aid lifeline open

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Hodeida: UN battles to keep Yemen's aid lifeline open

Saudi and Emirati forces have launched an offensive on the Red Sea port of Hodeida despite warnings of a humanitarian disaster.

Saudi Arabia's non-aggression pact with al-Qaeda in Yemen

Austin Bodetti

Saudi Arabia's non-aggression pact with al-Qaeda in Yemen

Analysis: Saudi Arabia's involvement in the Yemeni civil war has forced it to balance the competing demands of counterterrorism and national ...

Saudi-led coalition launches assault on Yemen's Hodeida

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Saudi-led coalition launches assault on Yemen's Hodeida

Saudi-backed forces have launched an offensive against Yemen's Hodeida in a move the UN says puts 250,000 people in the line of fire.

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