The largest battle in the Yemen war is raging on after a UAE warship was struck by missiles

Posted On: Jun 14, 2018   |   Posted By: Business Insider

The largest battle in the Yemen war is raging on after a UAE warship was struck by missiles

The Saudi-led coalition's assault on Yemen's port city of Hodeidah, the largest battle thus far in the three-year war, is still raging.
The operation, codenamed Golden Victory, started early Wednesday and is spearheaded by UAE and consists of a double envelopment of Hodeidah.
Bedlem has ensued since the operation began.
The assault on Yemen's port city of Hodeidah, the largest battle thus far in the three-year war, is still ongoing after a United Arab Emirates warship was reportedly struck by two Iranian-backed Houthi missiles on Wednesday.
The Saudi-led coalition launched the assault, which is spearheaded by the UAE and codenamed Golden Victory, on Hodeidah early Wednesday to take the port city from the Houthis.
The coalition has said that the Houthis bring ballistic missiles from Iran into Hodeidah and use the port city as a main source of income.
The operation appears to be a double envelopment, with about 21,000 coalition fighters descending on Hodeidah from the south, west and east, according to Reuters...

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