BATTLE STARTS FOR LIFELINE YEMEN PORT

PRO-GOVERNMENT FORCES IN YEMEN, BACKED BY SAUDI ARABIA, HAVE BEGUN ATTACKING A KEY PORT HELD BY REBEL FIGHTERS.

ON FRIDAY, UN HUMANITARIAN CO-ORDINATOR FOR YEMEN LISE GRANDE WARNED IN A PROLONGED WORST CASE, WE FEAR THAT AS MANY AS 250,000 PEOPLE MAY LOSE EVERYTHING

An alliance of Yemeni forces supporting the internationally recognised government is leading the ground assault.
The coastal city of Hudaydah is where most of the aid arrives for people in Yemen's rebel-held areas.
The conflict and a partial blockade by the coalition have also left 22 million people in need of humanitarian aid.

Pro-government forces in Yemen, backed by Saudi Arabia, have begun attacking a key port held by rebel fighters. The coastal city of Hudaydah is where most of the aid arrives for people in Yemen's rebel-held areas. Agencies...

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