The Presidential Daily Brief


  1. Yemen

    Saudi-Backed Forces Attack Port City in Yemen

    After Iranian-aligned Houthi rebels missed a midnight deadline to withdraw from the city of Hodeida, government troops — backed by both Saudi Arabia and the UAE — began shelling from air and sea. The 3-year-old civil war has already killed at least 10,000 people and left millions displaced, starving, and at the mercy of a cholera epidemic. Hodeida serves as the main entry for humanitarian aid, on which 22 million people depend, and aid agencies warn that further shelling in the city could deepen the country’s crisis.

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