First cargo docks in Aden since war came to south Yemen's ex-capital

A UN aid ship docked in Yemen's devastated port city of Aden on July 21, 2015A commercial ship docked in Aden on Friday, the first to reach the former southern capital since Yemen’s devastating war came to the port city in March. The Venus, operated by United Arab Shipping Co, carried a cargo of 350 containers of products ordered by businesses in Aden, said port deputy director Aref al-Shaabi. “This signals the return of life to the port of Aden and this will benefit the city and southern provinces,” Shaabi told AFP.

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