Saudi billionaire Prince Alaweed bin Talal promised free Bentleys to fighter pilots who took part in the Yemen bombing campaign in a Tweet he later deleted.
"To recognize the one hundred participating Saudi pilots I am pleased to present them with 100 Bentley cars," bin Talal said.
Alaweed bin Talal is one of the richest people in the world and owns a $300 million stake in Twitter as well as stakes in Apple, and Time Warner.
This @Alwaleed_Talal is the same guy that claimed Forbes insulted him by saying he’s worth $20bn when he is worth $39.6bn.— Sentletse (@Sentletse) April 22, 2015
On March 26, upon a request from ousted Yemen President Hadi, Saudi Arabia and its allies launched a military operation codenamed Decisive Storm to force the Houthis to hand power back to the president.