Gulf Times - Hodeidah
Yemen's Saudi-backed government rejects UN troops in Hodeidah city

Yemen's Saudi-backed government rejects UN troops in Hodeidah city

Yemen's Saudi-backed government is willing to accept a UN role in Hodeidah's seaport, a lifeline for millions of people during the country's war, but not a long-term presence in the city itself, Foreign Minister Khalid al Yamani said on Monday.

Deadly fighting erupts in Yemen's Hodeidah

Deadly fighting erupts in Yemen's Hodeidah

Renewed violence in Yemen's vital port city of Hodeidah has left 10 fighters dead, despite a UN push for peace talks, an official and medical sources told AFP on Saturday.

Air raids hit rebel supply lines around Yemen's Hodeidah

Air raids hit rebel supply lines around Yemen's Hodeidah

A Saudi-led military coalition resumed air strikes against rebel supply lines around Hodeidah on Sunday two days after a UN envoy visited the lifeline Yemeni port city, pro-government military officials said.

Clashes resume in Yemen's Hodeidah after Houthis say open to truce

Clashes resume in Yemen's Hodeidah after Houthis say open to truce

Intense fighting broke out in Yemen's port city of Hodeidah late on Monday, shattering a lull in violence that had raised hopes of a ceasefire between a Saudi-led coalition and Houthi insurgents as the United Nations tried to resume peace talks.

Yemen army orders halt to Hodeida offensive: commanders

Yemen army orders halt to Hodeida offensive: commanders

Yemen's Saudi-backed army on Wednesday ordered their forces to suspend an offensive on the rebel-held port city of Hodeidah, field commanders said.

Families get food in Yemen's Hodeidah during lull in fighting

Families get food in Yemen's Hodeidah during lull in fighting

After a night of air strikes on Yemen's Hodeidah, calm descended to allow hungry families to stock up on food in the Houthi-held Red Sea port city on Tuesday.

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.