13 iunie 2018

Aid agencies sound warning as Arab alliance begins assault on Hodeida


The Saudi-led Arab coalition waging war in Yemen against the Iran-backed Houthi rebels has launched its biggest offensive of the campaign so far, defying international warnings that it could trigger a bloodbath. The objective is to capture the port of Hodeida, under rebel control and its only major maritime supply centre. But it is also the main entry point for aid, and humanitarian agencies warn of catastrophe if food and medical supplies cannot get through. The port is also rammed with [...]