Yemeni government threatens military offensive on Hodeida strategic port

Yemeni government threatens military offensive on Hodeida strategic port

The Yemeni government threatened Friday in Sweden, on the sidelines of rare consultations with the rebels, to launch a military offensive to free the port of Hodeida, the main point of entry for humanitarian aid in Yemen, an ultimatum immediately rejected by the rebels Houthis. The belligerents – the Saudi-backed government and Iran-backed rebels – […]

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Yemen Houthi delegation flies to Sweden

Yemen : Houthi delegation flies to Sweden

The Houthi delegation left the Yemeni capital Sanaa for Sweden on Tuesday afternoon for UN-sponsored peace talks, the first since 2016, amid pressure from Western countries to end the conflict in the country. Yemen. UN Special Envoy Martin Griffiths, who arrived in Sana’a on Monday, is accompanying the Shiite militia delegation aboard the plane, which […]

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Yemen Resumption of fighting in Hodeida

Yemen : Resumption of fighting in Hodeida

Heavy fighting resumed Monday night in Hodeida, Yemen, between Houthi rebels and the Saudi-led coalition, which suspended its offensive on the port four days ago. Residents of the city report that coalition planes have shelled rebel positions and that violent clashes are occurring about 4km from the port in the suburbs of the Houthi-controlled city. […]

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Yemen fighting in Hodeida, the coalition refutes any escalation

Yemen: fighting in Hodeida, the coalition refutes any escalation

Aden (AFP) – Ground combat and air raids intensified on Monday around Hodeida, Yemen’s strategic port, but the Saudi-led coalition at war with the rebels ensured it did not seek escalation. The coalition has been working since 2015 in Yemen to reestablish in Sanaa the government of President Abd Rabbo Mansour Hadi, a refugee in […]

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