BBC: Yemen crisis: Hudaydah ceasefire delayed after clashes
An “immediate ceasefire” in Yemen’s war will actually come into effect on 18 December, officials say, after the initial deal was followed by violence.
The warring sides agreed to end fighting in the vital port city of Hudaydah last Thursday.
A day later, air strikes and fierce clashes were reported between pro-government forces and Houthi rebels.
UN and Yemeni officials say the ceasefire delay is needed so that orders can be passed to ground troops.
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WNU editor: I have doubts that it is going to last.
Yemen warring parties say port city ceasefire starts on Tuesday — Reuters
Air strikes, clashes hit Yemen’s Hodeida despite ceasefire — France 24
Despite truce, intense clashes hit Yemen’s Hodeidah with 22 Houthis killed — Al Arabiya
Fighting around Yemen’s Hodeida leaves 12 dead, 25 wounded — AP
Yemen fighting rages ahead of ceasefire — DW
Pro-government forces unleash airstrikes in Yemen ahead of ceasefire — CBS
UN-brokered Yemen ceasefire to start on Tuesday — Middle East Eye
Despite ceasefire in Yemen, clashes continue in port city of Hodeidah — CNN
Rebels hail Yemen ceasefire accord a ‘success’, despite skirmishes — AFP
UN sets Hodeidah ceasefire date for December 18: Houthi official — Al Jazeera
Is Yemen finally on the road to peace? — Aziz El Yaakoubi and Mohammed Ghobari, Reuters
Yemen war: Can ceasefire deal finally bring peace? — Lyse Doucet, BBC