Saudi-led coalition forces pounded Houthi rebel positions in Yemen’s port city of Hodeida with airstrikes and a ground assault on Wednesday. The area offers control of a major road leading into the city, military officials and witnesses on both sides of the front line said.
Hodeida, which provides a crucial lifeline for many Yemenis now at risk of famine, has become the epicenter of Yemen’s conflict.
As much as 80 percent the humanitarian supplies, fuel and commercial goods that they depend on are delivered through the facility.
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Troops from Saudi-led coalition take Yemen port neighborhood — FOX News/AP
Saudi-led coalition pounds rebel positions in Yemeni port city — CBC/AP
Battle rages in Yemen’s vital port as showdown looms — The Guardian
Yemen forces push towards Hodeida as death toll mounts — AFP
Yemen war: Battle for vital port of Hudaydah intensifies — BBC
As Famine Looms in Yemen, Saudi-Led Coalition Redoubles Attacks — NYT
Calls for Yemen ceasefire as battle for port city intensify — Channel 4
Houthi chief vows to ‘not surrender’ as rebels lose ground — Al Jazeera
Amnesty accuses Yemen’s Houthi militias of militarizing hospital — Al Arabiya
‘The violence is unbearable’: medics in Yemen plead for help — The Guardian
US change of heart only seems to have made ‘apocalyptic’ catastrophe in Yemen even worse — News.com.au