In Yemen, zero hour is here. Yemeni forces, backed by Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, have commenced operations to liberate Hodeidah, the country’s second-largest port city and lifeline to the outside world, from the Houthi militias that have occupied it since...
More than three years into its pitiless war, the specter of more death, displacement and hunger is looming over Yemen.
Hodeidah, Yemen’s fourth-largest city (population 400,000), is strategically situated on the Red Sea coast and houses the only major port under Houthi control.
Yesterday, the Treasury Department levied sanctions against five Iranian officials for smuggling ballistic missiles to Yemen, which violated a UN Security Council Resolution.
Last Thursday, U.S. Defense Secretary James Mattis told Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (MBS) that both nations must “reinvigorate urgent efforts” to end the Yemen war.