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Yemeni rebels say they will halt rocket fire at Saudi Arabia for the sake of peace efforts

Mohammed Ali al-Houthi said the Iran-backed rebels ordered the cessation of rocket and drone attacks on the Saudis and forces loyal to coalition member the United Arab Emirates at the request of U.N. special envoy Martin Griffiths.

Yemen’s Houthis halt missile attacks on Saudi coalition

The Houthis last July unilaterally halted attacks in the Red Sea to support peace efforts, after Saudi Arabia suspended temporarily oil exports through a strategic Red Sea channel following attacks on crude tankers.

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Saudi Arabia-led coalition conducts air strikes on Yemen's Hodeidah airport

Houthis rule the most populous areas of chronically unstable Yemen, where many parties have been competing for territory and influence, from loyalists of the late President Ali Abdullah Saleh to southern separatists to al-Qaeda.

Saudi led Arab alliance close to capturing Hodeidah airport, says Yemen military

Ground troops -- which include United Arab Emirates forces, Sudanese and Yemenis drawn from various factions -- have surrounded the main airport compound but have not seized it, a Yemeni military source and residents said.

Why a Saudi Arabia-led coalition is going all out to capture Yemen's port city of Hodeida

Arab warplanes and warships continued to pound Houthi positions in Yemen's Hodeida on Friday in operation “Golden Victory” to capture the strategic harbour that is the main entry point for food in Yemen.

Five killed, 20 wounded by Houthi missile in Yemen's city of Marib

The United Nations says 10,000 people have died in the three-year-old war, and three out of four Yemenis — 22 million civilians — need relief aid.

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Residents: Strikes hit presidential palace in Yemeni capital

The Saudi-led coalition has been waging a war against the Houthis to restore the country's internationally recognized government to power.

Yemen's ex-president Ali Abdullah Saleh keeps friend and foe guessing after skirmish with Houthi allies

Fearing the Houthis are a proxy for their arch-foe Iran, the mostly Gulf Arab alliance seeks to help the internationally recognised government push up from a base in Yemen's south towards Sanaa. Saleh's guile has been key to resisting the push.

Yemen civil war: 'Houthis and Saleh allies agree to end tensions after deadly clash', say officials

The two fighting groups together rule northern Yemen and have maintained an uneasy alliance throughout a conflict that has killed at least 10,000 people and unleashed hunger and disease.

Despite ongoing crisis, many Indians returning to Yemen in search of jobs

Sources said four Indians left for Aden from Mumbai on Wednesday

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