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Saudi Attacks Leave Hodeida Hospital Inaccessible and 1,500 Pregnant Yemeni Women at Risk, UN Warns

    Saudi Attacks Leave Hodeida Hospital Inaccessible and 1,500 Pregnant Yemeni Women at Risk, UN Warns

HODEIDA, YEMEN — The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) recently warned that as many as 1,500 pregnant women in the besieged Yemeni port city of Hodeida are at risk of death now that the city’s only hospital capable of providing emergency care services has become inaccessible due to the fighting. In a statement issued Wednesday,…

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Report From the Battlefields of Hodeida: Yemeni Locals Push Back Amid Saudi Bombs, Mercenaries, Blockade

    Report From the Battlefields of Hodeida: Yemeni Locals Push Back Amid Saudi Bombs, Mercenaries, Blockade

HODEIDA, YEMEN — Following twelve days of clashes in Yemen’s strategic port city of Hodeida, the Yemeni Army, supported by local volunteer fighters as well as Ansar Allah (Houthi), has pushed back a large-scale offensive by Saudi Arabia, its coalition allies and the mercenary fighters it employs. The attack is the latest of multiple failed…

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UN Food Storage Facility Targeted as Saudi Coalition Closes in on Hodeida

    UN Food Storage Facility Targeted as Saudi Coalition Closes in on Hodeida

HODEIDA,YEMEN– At least 15 civilians were killed on Thursday after Saudi-led coalition aircraft and artillery carried out strikes against a residential area in Yemen’s strategic western province of Hodeida and the border areas of Sadaa. A local source told MintPress News that Saudi jets conducted airstrikes against the al-Jabaliyah area in the al-Tuheita district in…

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Yemen’s Civilians Face “Hell” as Saudis Launch Last-Ditch Effort to Build Leverage for Looming Talks

    Yemen’s Civilians Face “Hell” as Saudis Launch Last-Ditch Effort to Build Leverage for Looming Talks

SANAA,YEMEN– “Before the war started, my family used to drink traditional Yemeni coffee on the rooftop of our home next to the University of Hodeida. During those long winter days years ago, my friend and I would go to the beach to play while the adults sat around and conversed, chewing gat leaves. When the…

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Low-Profile Killing: Unlike Khashoggi Case, New Saudi Slaughter in Yemen Evokes Little Concern

  Low-Profile Killing: Unlike Khashoggi Case, New Saudi Slaughter in Yemen Evokes Little Concern

HODEIDA, YEMEN — As international pressure mounts on Saudi Arabia over the murder of Saudi dissident Jamal Khashoggi, the Saudi-led coalition has carried on with its brutal military campaign against Yemen’s port city of Hodeida. On Wednesday, 20 civilians, including five children, were killed when coalition aircraft targeted a group of farmers, visitors, and passers-by…

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Civilian Death Toll Keeps Mounting as Saudi Coalition Targets Cars Travelling Yemen’s Roads

  Civilian Death Toll Keeps Mounting as Saudi Coalition Targets Cars Travelling Yemen’s Roads

YEMEN — At least seven Yemeni civilians were killed on Sunday when Saudi-led coalition aircraft targeted residential areas in Yemen’s northwestern province of Hajjah, Sada’a, and the western coastal province of Hodeida. In Hajjah, Saudi airstrikes targeted a car as it was traveling on a road in the Bani Hassan area of the Abs district…

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Saudi Coalition Targets Buses of Fleeing Civilians in Hodeida, Killing 19

  Saudi Coalition Targets Buses of Fleeing Civilians in Hodeida, Killing 19

HODEIDA, YEMEN — In a familiar atmosphere of fatalities that have come to mark the passing of a day in Hodeida, at least 49 people were killed or injured on Saturday when two Saudi Coalition airstrikes targeted two buses carrying civilians fleeing the fighting on a highway in Jabal Ras district in Hodeida. Yemen’s Ministry…

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In Latest Yemen Offensive, Saudi Arabia Destroys Hospital and Maternity Ward

  In Latest Yemen Offensive, Saudi Arabia Destroys Hospital and Maternity Ward

HODEIDA,YEMEN-– Saudi Arabia and its allied coalition launched a second major military campaign against the heavily-populated cities of Tuheita and Dreihimi in Yemen’s Hodeida province on Thursday, leaving scores of civilians dead and a major hospital in ruins. The coalition’s latest attacks come amid a worsening famine in Yemen, a famine that has hit Hodeida…

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Mercenaries Leading Assault on Yemen Port City Were Trained by IDF in Israel

  Mercenaries Leading Assault on Yemen Port City Were Trained by IDF in Israel

TEL AVIV – A new report from the Emirati news website Al-Khaleej Online has revealed that many of the mercenaries leading the assault against the Yemeni port city of Hodeida were trained in Israel by Israeli soldiers, shedding light on Israel’s covert role in the war in Yemen. According to U.S. officials close to the…

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Amid Renewed Saudi Offensive, 5.2 Million Children in Yemen Now Face Starvation

  Amid Renewed Saudi Offensive, 5.2 Million Children in Yemen Now Face Starvation

HODEIDA, YEMEN — The “world’s worst humanitarian crisis” is now more dire than ever according to a new report from the U.K.-based charity Save the Children, which warns that 5.2 million children now face starvation in Yemen. The group’s warning comes as the coalition led by Saudi Arabia and supported by the U.K. and the…

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