A UN humanitarian agency has warned that thousands of Yemeni civilians caught in fierce clashes between warring factions are trapped in an embattled northern district, an area that has become another flashpoint in the country's bitter civil war.
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A senior humanitarian official is urging both sides in Yemen's civil war to allow more access to the country's ports to let much-needed food, fuel and medicines in.
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The UN-brokered ceasefire only lasted a matter of hours. Air-strikes and fierce fighting broke Yemen’s truce soon after it came into force at