Fierce fighting reported in Yemen


Fierce fighting has been reported in Yemen after pro-government forces, backed by a Saudi-led coalition, launched an offensive on the rebel-held city of Hudaydah.

Quoting the General Command of the UAE’s armed forces, the country’s WAM news agency said, four Emirati soldiers have been killed in the fighting.

It said, attacking forces have managed to liberate areas in the surroundings of the airport and captured or killed dozens of Iranian-backed Houthi rebels. The UN Security Council is to hold urgent talks on the issue today.


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