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Saudi-led fighters launch new battle in bloody Yemen crisis

Clip: 06/13/2018 | 8m 33s Video has closed captioning.

The Saudi-led coalition that supports Yemen's government has begun an operation to retake the vital port city of Hodeidah, currently controlled by Houthi rebels who are aligned with Iran. Aid groups sounded alarms over the new escalation in the bloody proxy war, already the world's largest humanitarian crisis. Jeffrey Brown learns more from Gregory D. Johnsen of the Arabia Foundation.

Aired: 06/13/18

Rating: NR

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