Hudaida, Yemen's main port and a lifeline for millions of Yemenis on the brink of starvation, became the focus when the Saudi-led coalition tried twice to seize the port to cut off the Houthis' main supply line.
Apocalypse Now: Putin eyes geopolitical spoils from UAE-Saudi rift in Yemen
"[Mohammed] Bin Salman's optimism about stopping the war is positive," says Mohamed Ali al Houthi, a member of the group's political council, a day after Saudi crown prince voiced hope for reaching a political solution to conflict.
Ending Western hypocrisy is the key to ending the war in Yemen
Earlier, the rebels announced they would release 350 prisoners, including three Saudi Arabians, under UN's supervision as part of peace initiative.
The War in Yemen: UN says lack of funds may force Yemen aid rations
6 Oct 2019
The World Food Programme says it's been making progress getting food to millions of people in need in Yemen. But it's also warning about funding problems that could make the humanitarian crisis even worse. Sarah Balter has more.
Yemen rebels say 2,000 pro-govt forces including Saudis taken prisoner
Houthi spokesman Yahya Sarea says the three-day "large-scale" operation was launched on August 25 and showed footage purportedly of the attack, but it was not clear why the announcement was being made weeks later.
Two million children out of school in war-torn Yemen – UN
The statement from UN envoy for Yemen came after Houthi rebels announced a halt in all attacks against the territory of Saudi Arabia, hoping “the gesture would be answered by a stronger gesture" from the Saudis.
Yemen president urges end of UAE strikes, fears secession
In a rare statement, President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi condemned the UAE, a former ally, for "blatant intervention" in Yemen by providing "support, money and plans" for separatists who aim at "dividing up" the country.
The US bid for talks with Yemen’s Houthi rebels, explained
Faced with funding shortfalls, the UN has already ended a vaccination campaign and scrapped plans for nutrition centres, shelters and mental health clinics and has shuttered a water purification plant for farmers.
Yemen's Houthi rebels claim downing US drone over Yemen