The STC captured Aden from Yemeni government forces after four days of fighting, with the death toll rising above 40
The Southern Transitional Council, which is reportedly supported by the UAE, is feuding with the western-backed government of Abdu Rabbu Masour Hadi, and has taken over the city of Aden
A British court ruled that arms sales to Saudi Arabia for use in Yemen are unlawful. Meanwhile, the US senate blocked arms sales to Saudi Arabia and its allies.
Six civilians, including four children, were killed and 52 others injured in the strikes. The renewed violence threatens to derail the peace agreement reached in Sweden last year.
The Houthis are handing over control of the ports of Hodeidah, Saleef and Ras Isa to the Yemeni coastguard. An agreement to this effect was signed in Stockholm in December
Rights groups in France managed to stop the loading of French weapons meant for sale to Saudi Arabia by holding demonstrations at the Le Havre port last week.
Both the houses of Congress had passed resolutions seeking an end to the war in Yemen which has claimed thousands of lives.
Saudi Arabia, backed by United States, Britain and France, is leading an international coalition force in favor of forces loyal to former President Abdrabbuh Mansur Hadi who was deposed by Houthi forces in 2015.
The Houthis have promised to withdraw from key port installations and the Saudi-led coalition from the eastern outskirts of Hodeidah. The ceasefire deal was reached in December
Over 50 organizations expressed grave concern over the acute humanitarian crisis affecting Yemen. 14 million people or more are at risk of famine, and 22 million are in constant need of humanitarian aid
Saudi Arabia, the UAE and the government of Abd Rabbo Mansour Hadi approached the UN with a list of what they claimed were ceasefire violations. However, there was no mention of similar Houthi allegations against the coalition