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7 Nov 2018

Calls for Yemen ceasefire as battle for port city intensify

Foreign Affairs Correspondent

Thirty-five humanitarian organisations have signed a joint call for a ceasefire in Yemen as fighting intensifies around the port of Hodeida. Yemeni militia, backed by Saudi Arabia and its allies, surround the city, which is occupied by Houthi rebels. Be warned: this report contains images that some people may find distressing.