“The problem is that the forces have yet to disengage, and when they're close up to each other they are liable to respond to anything they see as a provocation.”
“Scores killed, even more injured, most under the age of ten.”
“Liberating the port represents the beginning of the Houthis’ collapse.”
The attack occurred after the Pentagon announced that it was selling $1.15 billion in weapons to Saudi Arabia and $750 million in guided aerial munitions to the UAE, both of which are taking part in the air war in Yemen.
The conflict in Yemen is a dire, tangled mess, with IS, al-Qaeda, government troops backed by United Arab Emirates, and a Saudi-led coalition backed by the US all mounting regular attacks.
Doctors Without Borders said one of its clinics in northern Yemen was “hit by a projectile” on Sunday, the third attack on the organization’s facilities in as many months.
The fragile ceasefire in Yemen has apparently been shattered, but representatives from both sides of the conflict still met in Switzerland on Saturday for a fifth day of peace talks.