Houthis withdraw from Yemen’s ports

Thursday, 2019-05-16 03:35:24
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The Yemeni coastguard is in charge of security at three ports (Photo: Reuters)
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NDO - The United Nations confirmed on May 14 that the Houthis have been handing over the key Red Sea ports to Yemen’s local coast guards under a UN-sponsored peace deal, according to Reuters.

The UN is monitoring the handover after the Houthi fighters withdrew from the ports of Hodeidah, Saleef and Ras Isa.

In the meantime, Al-Arabiya television said on on May 15 that government forces had killed 97 Houthi fighters and captured 120 in Al-Dalia in southwest Yemen.