U.N. envoy expected in Yemen to try to stop a military assault in Hodeidah

RIYADH/ADEN (Reuters) - 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. A Houthi spokesman threatened more attacks in

Houthis indicate willingness to hand over Hodeidah port to U.N.

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthis have indicated they would be willing to hand over management of Hodeidah port to the United Nations, a potential breakthrough in a conflict that has caused the world's worst humanitarian crisis, sources familiar with the efforts said. Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates have

Arab coalition forces accuses Iran led Houthis of targeting Yemeni civilians

(Arab News) JEDDAH: Fighting spread to civilian areas of Hodeidah on Wednesday as coalition forces drove toward the port area after driving the last Iran-backed Houthi militias out of the city’s airport. Coalition spokesman Col. Turki Al-Maliki said they had fully recaptured the airport and were now destroying nearby Houthi fortifications.

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