Riyadh and its allies have grossly underestimated the strength of the Houthis.
Warring parties exchanged fire on Sunday into Monday as the UN seeks to prop up a ceasefire in the key port city Hudaida, a lifeline for millions at risk of starvation after five years of bombing of Houthi rebels by a Saudi-led coalition.
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Both Yemen's Shia rebels, known as Houthis, and the country's Saudi-backed government confirmed their willingness to come to the table to restart negotiations with the UN Security Council.
The UN has proposed that Houthi-held Hodeidah port, a vital aid delivery point on the Red Sea where some 80 percent of Yemen's food imports arrive, should be turned over to a neutral party.
While many Muslims around the world celebrate the holy month, millions in Yemen observe their fasts facing starvation and health woes, as the civil war in the country continues with no end it sight.
The attack occurred as the recruits lined up to enlist for military service in the Khor Maksar district of Aden.
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