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Arab coalition issues 10 permits for ships heading to Yemen carrying food, fuel

A picture taken on December 24, 2018 shows a view of container cranes at the docks in the port of the Yemeni Red Sea city of Hodeidah. (AFP)
The Arab coalition issued 10 permits for ships heading to Yemeni ports carrying food and oil, according to Saudi state-news channel Al-Ekhbariya reported.

The Saudi-led coalition pointed out the presence of four ships that have waiting to enter the port of Hodeidah for 12 days.

The Higher Committee for Relief has revealed that the Houthi militias detained more than 88 aid, commercial and oil vessels, and prevented them from entering the ports of Hodeidah and Saleef in western Yemen from May 2015 to December 2018, of which 34 vessels are loaded after being held by the militias for more than 6 months.