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With focus on Hodeidah, Yemen's war rages on elsewhere

With focus on Hodeidah, Yemen's war rages on elsewhere

With global attention on Yemen focused on a fragile truce in its main port of Hodeidah, fighting between rival forces in the country's four-year war has surged elsewhere.

Yemeni aid worker killed in port city of Hodeidah

Yemeni aid worker killed in port city of Hodeidah

A Yemeni staff member of Action Against Hunger was killed by shrapnel on the roof of her home in the embattled city of Hodeida, the aid group said Tuesday.

9 civilians killed, 13 wounded in war-torn Yemen: UN

9 civilians killed, 13 wounded in war-torn Yemen: UN

Nine civilians were killed and at least 13 wounded earlier this week in attacks in the provinces of Hodeidah and Hajjah in war-torn Yemen, the UN said on Friday.

UN says grain stores in Yemen's Hodeidah "at risk of rotting"

UN says grain stores in Yemen's Hodeidah "at risk of rotting"

The UN special envoy to Yemen on Monday said the urgency of accessing grain stores trapped in a frontline position in the port city of Hodeidah was increasing as the food was "at risk of rotting".

Yemen truce, prisoner swap timelines pushed back: UN

Yemen truce, prisoner swap timelines pushed back: UN

The UN envoy for Yemen said Monday the expected timeline for a truce in the flashpoint city of Hodeidah and a prisoner swap between warring parties had been pushed back.

Fear of renewed fighting, hunger as Yemen port troop pull-out stalls

Fear of renewed fighting, hunger as Yemen port troop pull-out stalls

Yemen's warring parties have failed to pull troops from the main port under a month-old truce, putting the first major diplomatic breakthrough of the four-year war in jeopardy and reviving the threat of an all-out assault that could unleash famine.

Next round of Yemen talks could be in Amman: rebels

Next round of Yemen talks could be in Amman: rebels

A second round of negotiations between Yemen's government and Houthi rebels could be hosted "soon" in Jordanian capital Amman, a rebel leader said Sunday after meeting the UN envoy.

UN envoy arrives in Yemen to push Hodeidah truce

UN envoy arrives in Yemen to push Hodeidah truce

The UN envoy for Yemen arrived in the capital Sanaa on Saturday for talks to shore up a ceasefire in the country's lifeline port city of Hodeidah, an AFP photographer said.

Yemen rebels begin withdrawal from Hodeidah port

Yemen rebels begin withdrawal from Hodeidah port

Yemeni rebels have begun to withdraw from the port of Hodeidah, the country's key aid lifeline, under an agreement reached in Sweden earlier this month, a UN official said Saturday.

UN ceasefire monitor head visits key Yemen port

UN ceasefire monitor head visits key Yemen port

The head of the United Nations team tasked with monitoring a fragile ceasefire in the flashpoint city of Hodeidah on Monday visited its lifeline docks, a port official said.

Yemen's Hodeidah calm after ceasefire takes effect

Yemen's Hodeidah calm after ceasefire takes effect

Yemen's flashpoint city of Hodeidah was calm on Tuesday following heavy clashes that erupted after the UN-brokered ceasefire started at midnight, pro-government sources and residents said.

Air strikes, clashes hit Yemen's Hodeida despite ceasefire

Air strikes, clashes hit Yemen's Hodeida despite ceasefire

Air strikes and fierce clashes shook the outskirts of Yemen's rebel-held port city of Hodeidah overnight, pro-government sources and residents said Sunday, despite a UN-brokered ceasefire.