'Golden Victory' assault on Yemen's port city of Hudaydah

It is being reported that Saudi backed troops have started their threatened assault on Hudaydah, a port city held by Houthi rebels. This has sparked real concern from aid agencies who have described Hudaydah as a "humanitarian lifeline for the people of Yemen". Hakim Almasmari, is editor in chief of Yemen Post in the capital Sana'a.

(Photo: Armoured vehicle of the pro-government forces on a main road in the Hudaydah province Credit: Saleh Al-Obeidi/AFP/Getty Images)