DUBAI, United Arab Emirates | Fighting resumes around key Yemeni port city Hodeida
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Fighting resumed Thursday around the Yemen port city of Hodeida as a Saudi-led coalition tries to retake it from Shiite rebels known as Houthis. Witnesses described heavy fighting to the city’s south, near its airport.
The Saudi-led coalition backing Yemen’s exiled government launched an assault on the port city of Hodeida (hoh-DY’-duh) on Wednesday. The Red Sea port is the main entry for food into a country already on the brink of famine.