Gulf Times - Hodeidah
Yemen loyalists push deeper into Hodeidah as US reduces support

Yemen loyalists push deeper into Hodeidah as US reduces support

Yemeni government forces pressed further into the strategic port city of Hodeidah, seizing its main hospital in heavy fighting Saturday, as their Saudi-led coalition backers put a brave face on an end to US refuelling support.

Yemeni forces say they have advanced around key port city

Yemeni forces say they have advanced around key port city

Yemeni forces, supported by a Saudi-led coalition, said they advanced against Iran-allied rebels around Hodeidah on Saturday, a day after the government fighters started a major offensive to retake the vital port city.

Saudi-led air strike kills four at Yemen radio station

Saudi-led air strike kills four at Yemen radio station

A air strike by the Saudi-led coalition against a radio station in Yemen's Houthi-held port city of Hodeidah killed four people on Sunday, residents and medical sources said.

Saudi-led coalition renews strikes on Yemen's main port city

Saudi-led coalition renews strikes on Yemen's main port city

A Saudi-led coalition launched heavy air strikes on Yemen's main port city of Hodeidah on Friday, in an apparent resumption of military operations on the city after the Iranian-aligned Houthi movement attacked two Saudi oil tankers, residents said.

Fighting moves closer to centre of Yemen's main port city

Fighting moves closer to centre of Yemen's main port city

Yemen's Houthis deployed additional forces in the main port city of Hodeidah on Sunday as a Saudi-led military coalition moved closer to the city centre in the largest offensive of the war, raising UN fears of a humanitarian catastrophe.

Saudi-led coalition captures large areas of Yemen's Hodeidah airport

Saudi-led coalition captures large areas of Yemen's Hodeidah airport

Arab coalition troops stormed the airport in Yemen's main port Hodeidah on Tuesday and captured large areas of the compound in battles with Iran-aligned Houthis, a Yemeni military source, the UAE news agency and local residents said.

Arab coalition bombs Houthis in Hodeidah, urges them to withdraw

Arab coalition bombs Houthis in Hodeidah, urges them to withdraw

Arab coalition aircraft bombarded Houthi fighters holed up at the airport of Yemen's main port Hodeidah on Monday as a senior alliance official said he hoped UN diplomacy could coax the Iran-aligned movement to cede the city to "save the population".

Arab alliance close to capturing Hodeidah airport, Yemen military says

Arab alliance close to capturing Hodeidah airport, Yemen military says

Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthi movement fought on Saturday to keep a Saudi-led coalition from taking full control of the airport in the port city of Hodeidah, in an offensive the UN says could trigger a famine imperilling millions of lives.

Yemen rebel attack kills 12 soldiers south of Hodeida

Yemen rebel attack kills 12 soldiers south of Hodeida

A Yemeni rebel attack killed 12 soldiers south of the battleground Red Sea port city of Hodeida on Friday, military and medical sources said.

UN says delivering aid to Yemen port city during attack, considers airlift

UN says delivering aid to Yemen port city during attack, considers airlift

The United Nations delivered food and other vital aid supplies to the Yemeni port of Hodeidah on Wednesday even as a Saudi-led coalition carried out naval shelling and air strikes on the city, the top UN humanitarian official in Yemen told Reuters.

UN aid boat attacked off Yemeni port of Hodeidah

UN aid boat attacked off Yemeni port of Hodeidah

The United Nations aid chief, Mark Lowcock, confirmed there had been an incident but said it was now over and everyone was safe.

Coalition assault on Yemen port would be disaster: Aid agencies

Coalition assault on Yemen port would be disaster: Aid agencies

As forces of the Saudi-led military coalition close in on the main Yemeni port city of Hodeidah, aid agencies fear a major battle that will also shut down a vital lifeline for millions of hungry civilians.