Al Hudaydah

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Al Hudaydah:

see HodeidaHodeida
or Al Hudaydah
, city (1994 pop. 298,452), W Yemen, on the Red Sea. An important port, it exports coffee, cotton, dates, and hides. It was developed as a seaport in the mid-19th cent. by the Turks. After a disastrous fire in Jan.
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, Yemen.
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21 (Saba) -- The Saudi aggression's warplanes again on Saturday committed a new carnage against Yemeni fishermen at Honaish island in Hodeidah governorate.
However, the Port of Hodeidah, Yemen s largest military port, is said to be in poor conditions.
Cases have been reported in the governorates of Hodeidah, Lahij, Habramaut, Aden, Taiz and Shabwah.
ROME, June 1 (KUNA) -- A United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) chartered ship carrying vital food assistance destined for the Yemeni port of Aden has been diverted to the port of Hodeidah following reports of ongoing fighting and security threats.
Iran said the Iran Shaheed is carrying 2,500 tons of medical supplies to the Yemeni port of Hodeidah, which lies on the Red Sea inside the Bab al-Mandeb strait.
Dr Anwar Gargash, UAE Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, said access to Aden and Hodeidah ports is pivotal to relief efforts.
KARACHI -- After successful evacuation of 51 stranded Pakistani and foreign nationals from Yemen and their safe disembarkation at Djibouti, Pakistan Navy (PN) ship Shamsheer has again arrived Hodeidah Port, Yemen on Tuesday for evacuation of 08 stranded Pakistani and 04 Yemeni nationals.
ISLAMABAD -- After successful evacuation of 51 stranded Pakistani and Foreign Nationals from Yemen and their safe disembarkation at Djibouti, Pakistan Navy Ship Shamsher has again arrived Hodeidah Port, Yemen for evacuation of 08 stranded Pakistani and 04 Yemeni Nationals at Yemen.
As the air operations were being called off on April 8, naval warship INS Tarkash reached Djibouti from Al Hodeidah port with 74 people on board and INS Sumitra entered the Al Hodeidah harbour of Yemen on the Red Sea.
The Chinese were evacuated in two batches, one from Aden and the other, much larger group from Hodeidah, the ministry said in a statement on its website.
The port of Hodeidah in Yemen is set for expansion at a cost of $300 million, which will include the deepening of the navigation channel, according to a report.
The World Food Programme said in a press release early last month that the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has sent nearly 23,000 tonnes of wheat to Hodeidah in western Yemen, and it will send food across the country to support vulnerable families who suffer from food insecurity.