Fighting eases in Yemen’s Hodeidah as Western pressure mounts

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Battles eased in Yemen’s main port city of Hodeidah on Monday in a possible sign of de-escalation as Western allies pressed the Saudi-led coalition to end the war against Iranian-aligned Houthi rebels that has left Yemen on the verge of starvation.

Air strikes against Houthi fortifications halted on Monday and street battles, which had been raging for a week on the outskirts of the Red Sea city, trapping civilians and endangering hospitals, died down, residents said.

The lull coincided with a visit by British foreign minister Jeremy Hunt to Saudi Arabia to press...


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