Arab Coalition Says Preparing Alternatives to Yemen Port for Urgent Aid

DUBAI (Reuters) – The Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen said it was determined to help its government retake all areas held by Houthi militia, including the key port of Hodeidah, but would ensure alternative entry routes for badly needed food and medicine. The United Nations has warned the Arab alliance fighting the Iran-aligned Houthis against […]

Yemen war adds to rising fears for ships in Horn of Africa

By Jonathan Saul LONDON (Reuters) – Yemen’s worsening conflict is contributing to a spike in piracy in the region, with Somali pirates taking advantage of a reduced international naval presence and more readily available weaponry to carry out attacks. “The regional instability caused by Yemen is important,” Colonel Richard Cantrill, chief of staff with the […]

Naval mines found off Yemen's coast – coalition

The Royal Saudi Navy vessels operating with the coalition supporting legitimacy in Yemen have found a number of maritime mines off the coast of Yemen’s port of Midi, the coalition command said on Monday. They were examined and found to have been “locally manufactured,” it added in a press statement To continue reading, please click […]

Yemen army liberates areas of Red Sea port city Midi

Operation Golden Arrow aims to secure the strategic Bab Al Mandab Strait and cut arms supply routes to the rebels Dubai: The Yemeni army, backed by the Saudi-led Arab coalition has liberated northern and eastern neighbourhoods of the Red Sea port city of Midi, according to the state news agency Saba. The army, fighting Iran-backed […]

11 Troops Killed in Houthi Offensive Against North Yemen Port

Saudi Airstrikes Reported as Houthis Aim to Reclaim Northernmost Port. by Jason Ditz Houthi forces in Yemen’s northern Hajjah Province have attacked territory along the Red Sea coast which is currently held by pro-Saudi forces, killing at least 11 soldiers and wounding another 28, according to a statement from pro-Saudi forces. The offensive was centered […]