Timeline: Yemen war began in 2014 when Houthis seized Sanaa
Yemen’s war began in September 2014, when the Houthis seized the capital Sanaa. Here are some key events:___September 2014: The Houthis, Yemen's Iran-backed rebels allied with forces loyal to former president Ali Abdullah Saleh, seize Sanaa. October 2016: An airstrike by the Saudi-led coalition hits a crowded funeral in Sanaa, killing at least 140 mourners. March 1, 2020: Houthi rebels take control of the strategic city of Hazm, the capital of Jawf province. AdFeb. 4, 2021: Biden says the U.S. is ending support for the Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen and calls for a cease-fire.