The Saudi-led coalition closed access to Yemeni ports on November 6, saying this was needed to stop arms reaching the Houthis.
Djibouti is a tiny African nation that's home to a lot of muscle. The United States, France and Italy all have a military presence in the country. Now it's China's turn.
Fighting in Yemen between Houthis and government forces continues to threaten the safety of ships sailing through the Red Sea.
Russia's plan involves upgrading and expanding its existing naval base which is currently fairly modest and unable to welcome larger warships.
Saudi King Salman and Egyptian President el Sisi agree to sign $15B investment fund
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