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| 13 June, 2018

Saudi-led coalition launches attack on Yemen's Hodeidah

The battle for Hodeidah is expected to be by far the biggest of a three-year war between an alliance of Arab states and the Iran-aligned Houthis

CAIRO: Troops backed by a Saudi-led coalition started an assault on Wednesday on Yemen's main port city of Hodeidah, which is held by the Houthi movement, Al-Arabiya television said.

The battle for Hodeidah is expected to be by far the biggest of a three-year war between an alliance of Arab states and the Iran-aligned Houthis.

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(Reporting by Hesham Hajali; Editing by Clarence Fernandez) ((Hesham.Hajali@thomsonreuters.com; +20223948100;))