BEIRUT, LEBANON (1:00 P.M.) – The Saudi-backed forces announced on Thursday that their troops managed to cutoff the key highway between the cities of Hodeidah and Sanaa.

According to the Yemeni Republican Guard’s official media wing, their troops and the Southern Resistance Army captured several points around Hodeidah city, today, forcing the Houthi forces to fall back towards the provincial capital.

While no video footage was released to corroborate these claims, if it does indeed prove true, then the Saudi-backed forces will have scored an important advance that could elevate their assault in Hodeidah.

Hodeidah is the last major port that is under the control of the Houthi forces in western Yemen; if lost, the entire northern part of the country will be under a land, air, and sea siege.

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This was pending for a while. Actually, I’m surprised it didn’t happened long ago. AMN relies way too much on Hezbo media wing communiqués, depicting a bogus situation in Yemen : Houthi jihadists are far from being victorious : the territory they held 3 years ago has shrink by about 50% and the road between Hodeidah and Sa’ana being cut, they de-facto lost the last port allowing to supply arms to them. Moreover, with Saudis having just ordered Iron-Dome, Howitzers, drones, rockets and large mortars are soon to become near useless, especially since Iron-Dome not only intercepts, it also provides… Read more »