14 iunie 2018

Saudi-led forces battle Shiite rebels south of Hodeida

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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Troops in a Saudi-led coalition captured a town south of Yemen ’s port city of Hodeida on Thursday as fierce fighting and airstrikes pounded the area, officials said, on the second day of an offensive to capture the strategic harbor. Soldiers took the town of Nakhila in Yemen ’s ad-Durayhimi district, some 20 kilometers (12.5 miles) south of Hodeida International Airport , according to the government-run SABA news agency. Fighters continued to move closer to [...]