Below is the fourth weekly update as part of Crisis Group’s Yemen Campaign.
This week we look at fighting near the Saudi-Yemeni border and strains on the ceasefire around Hodeida, as well as international developments.
- Trendline: The Overlooked Battle for Yemen’s Northern Border
Though the battle for the Red Sea port and city of Hodeida is paused until the UN-brokered deal to demilitarise the area succeeds or collapses, fighting on other fronts has intensified, particularly along the Saudi-Yemeni border.
Since the Hodeida ceasefire took effect in December, the battleground has partly shifted to the…