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UN envoy arrives in Yemen to push Hodeida truce

Griffiths' visit comes as the ceasefire in Hodeida was generally holding.

Pro-government forces cast doubt on rebel withdrawal from Hodeida port

A pro-government official said that the loyalists were surprised by reports of a port handover.

UN ceasefire monitors arrive in Yemen

The team led by Patrick Cammaert, a retired Dutch general, made their first stop in Aden where the internationally-recognised government is based.

UN Council votes to send observers to Yemen

The agreement also included a planned prisoner swap involving about 15,000 detainees.

Yemen govt allies urge swift UN deployment to save Hodeida truce

The conflict has also pushed 14 million people to the brink of famine.

Yemen warring parties say port city ceasefire starts on Tuesday

The Iranian-aligned Houthi group and the Saudi-backed government of Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi agreed to cease fighting in the Red Sea city and withdraw forces.

Air strikes, clashes hit Yemen’s Hodeida despite ceasefire

At least 29 fighters, including 22 Huthi rebels, have been killed in clashes and air strikes in Hodeida province.

Yemenis fear collapse of UN-backed ceasefire accord

Analysts warned the ceasefire accord's success depends on sustained international pressure.

Yemen govt wields Hodeida military threat as rebels stand firm in...

Both Yemeni parties have threatened to leave the talks if certain demands are not met.

Yemen on brink of ‘major catastrophe’

UN aid chief Mark Lowcock said conditions had deteriorated alarmingly since his last visit to Yemen.

At least 61 killed in clashes in Yemen’s Hodeida

More than 400 combatants have been killed in 10 days of clashes in Hodeida.

58 combatants killed in fighting for Yemen’s Hodeida

Medics at hospitals inside the city reported 47 rebels had been killed in overnight ground fighting and air raids by a Saudi-led coalition supporting the government.

Battles rock Yemen port city as UN warns of ‘living hell’

53 Huthi rebels have been killed and dozens wounded in battles and air strikes over the past 24 hours.

UN’s Yemen envoy in Sanaa, as 32 rebels killed

A total of 32 insurgents were killed and 14 others wounded in clashes and air strikes since Saturday.

UN: Situation in Yemen’s Hodeida ‘alarming’, aid at risk

Nearly 10,000 people have been killed in Yemen's conflict since 2015, when the Saudi-led alliance intervened in support of the government.

Yemen rebels vow to fight on after losing Hodeida airport

Rebel leader Abdulmalik al-Huthi called for reinforcements to repel the advance of the UAE-backed government forces, after ongoing fighting left nearly 350 people dead.

UN envoy in Yemen for Hodeida crisis talks

The Yemeni government and its allies launched their offensive on Wednesday. At least 139 combatants have already been killed, according to sources.

Yemen rebel attack kills 12 soldiers south of Hodeida

The rebels launched the attack on the coast road from the government-held ports of Khokha and Mokha along which Saudi-backed troops advanced on Hodeida earlier this week, the military source said.

Yemen’s lifeline Hodeida port stifled under ‘de facto’ blockade

The assessment by humanitarian and port officials comes as Saudi Arabia and its regional allies push into the fourth year of their military intervention in Yemen.