Yemen war: Saudi-led coalition ‘to reopen some ports’

A Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen is to begin reopening some air and sea ports, a week after closing them in response to a missile attack on Riyadh.

Ports controlled by Yemen’s government, which the coalition is backing in the civil war, will reopen within 24 hours, the Saudi mission to the UN announced.

Aid deliveries to rebel-held ports will resume once the UN addresses concerns about alleged weapons smuggling.

The coalition has faced widespread criticism for tightening its blockade.

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