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SANAA, Yemen | Truce brings hope for Yemen, but peace could prove elusive

SANAA, Yemen— A cease-fire on Tuesday halted months of heavy fighting in Yemen’s port city of Hodeida, raising hopes that the latest U.N.-led peace efforts can end the civil war and alleviate the world’s worst humanitarian crisis. But the truce in the Red Sea city remains fragile, and it’s unclear if the Saudi-backed government and … Continue reading SANAA, Yemen | Truce brings hope for Yemen, but peace could prove elusive

SANAA, Yemen | Fighting in Yemeni city dies down as cease-fire takes hold

SANAA, Yemen  — Yemen’s key port city of Hodeida was calm Tuesday morning, hours after a U.N.-mediated cease-fire went into effect between government-allied forces and the country’s rebels, Yemeni officials said. Fighting subsided as the cease-fire took effect, with only the sporadic sound of automatic weapons fire heard in the city, where the port handles … Continue reading SANAA, Yemen | Fighting in Yemeni city dies down as cease-fire takes hold

SANAA, Yemen | Cease-fire in Yemen’s port goes into force after fighting

SANAA, Yemen — Yemeni officials say intense fighting erupted between government-allied forces and Shiite rebels at the Red Sea port city of Hodeida shortly before a U.N.-brokered cease-fire took effect. The officials say artillery shelling and heavy machine gun fire shook districts in the south and east of the strategic city late Monday as the … Continue reading SANAA, Yemen | Cease-fire in Yemen’s port goes into force after fighting

SANAA, Yemen | Aid groups decry ‘routine’ killing of Yemen’s civilians

SANAA, Yemen — The United Nations and humanitarian workers on Sunday condemned an airstrike by the Saudi-led coalition targeting Yemen’s Shiite rebels that reportedly killed at least 15 civilians near the port city of Hodeida. Video footage released by the rebels, known as Houthis, showed a mangled minibus littered with groceries and a woman’s hand … Continue reading SANAA, Yemen | Aid groups decry ‘routine’ killing of Yemen’s civilians

SANAA, Yemen | Rebels say airstrike hits radio station in Yemen, killing 4

SANAA, Yemen — A Yemeni rebel official says a suspected airstrike by a Saudi-led coalition fighting the Shiite rebels hit a local radio station in the Red Sea port province of Hodeida, killing at least four people. The minister of information in the pro-rebel government, Abdel-Salam Gabir, said three security guards and an employee were … Continue reading SANAA, Yemen | Rebels say airstrike hits radio station in Yemen, killing 4

SANAA, Yemen | Saudi Arabia: Yemeni rebel missile shot down, 26 wounded

SANAA, Yemen — Saudi Arabia shot down a missile fired across the border by Yemen’s Houthi rebels but the shrapnel wounded 26 civilians, the kingdom’s official news agency reported. The rebels, known as Houthis, fired the missile into southern Najran province late Wednesday, where it was intercepted, the agency reported. Meanwhile, the rebel-run Al-Masirah TV … Continue reading SANAA, Yemen | Saudi Arabia: Yemeni rebel missile shot down, 26 wounded

SANAA, Yemen | Yemen’s rebels say they targeted Saudi ship

SANAA, Yemen — Yemen’s Shiite rebels say they have targeted a Saudi ship off the kingdom’s southern province of Jizan. The rebel-run Al-Masirah TV channel reported on Saturday that the attack on the Saudi “battleship” was in response to an earlier airstrike that killed at least five fishermen off Yemen’s coast, blamed on the Saudi-led … Continue reading SANAA, Yemen | Yemen’s rebels say they targeted Saudi ship