Battle for Hodeidah: Fighting intensifies for key port city

Fighting escalates further in Yemen as the Saudi-Emirati coalition tries to recapture Hodeidah from Houthi rebels.

by

    Fighting has again intensified in Yemen as the humanitarian crisis worsens. The latest violence is centred around the key port city of Hodeidah.

    The case of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi's killing has brought international focus on the way the western-backed Saudi-Emirati coalition is conducting the fight against Houthi rebels who are supported by Iran.

     

    Al Jazeera's Mohammed Adow reports from Djibouti.


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    Visualising every Saudi coalition air raid on Yemen

    Visualising every Saudi coalition air raid on Yemen

    Since March 2015, Saudi Arabia and a coalition of Arab states have launched more than 19,278 air raids across Yemen.

    Lost childhoods: Nigeria's fear of 'witchcraft' ruins young lives

    Lost childhoods: Nigeria's fear of 'witchcraft' ruins young lives

    Many Pentecostal churches in the Niger Delta offer to deliver people from witchcraft and possession - albeit for a fee.

    Why did Bush go to war in Iraq?

    Why did Bush go to war in Iraq?

    No, it wasn't because of WMDs, democracy or Iraqi oil. The real reason is much more sinister than that.