00:24 GMT +309 December 2019
Listen Live
    Saudi soldiers are seen on top of their tank deployed at the Saudi-Yemeni border, in Saudi Arabia's southwestern Jizan province, on April 13, 2015

    Saudi-Led Coalition Launching Operation in Yemen's Sanaa - Reports

    © AFP 2019 / FAYEZ NURELDINE
    Middle East
    Get short URL
    0 111
    Subscribe

    The Saudi-led coalition has launched an operation targeting a location storing and preparing drones in Yemen's capital of Sanaa, local media reported.

    The Saudi-led coalition has an launched operation in Yemen's Sanaa, Reuters reported citing Saudi state TV. The coalition reportedly said that it took measures to protect civilians and that the operation conformed to international law.

    Yemen has been in a conflict between the government forces led by President Abd Rabbuh Mansour Hadi and the Houthi rebels. The Saudi-led coalition has been conducting strikes against the Houthis at Hadi's request since March 2015.

    READ MORE: Two Blasts Hit South of Yemen's Capital Sanaa — Reports

    The intense fighting in Yemen resulted in a large humanitarian crisis, with millions of people in the country suffering from hunger and lack of health care.

    Related:

    Netflix Removes Episode of Show Criticizing Riyadh Over Khashoggi, Yemen War
    In 2018, US Killed Dozens in Its ‘Illegal’ Drone War in Yemen
    Will the Stockholm Ceasefire in Yemen Hold?
    Two Blasts Hit South of Yemen's Capital Sanaa - Reports
    ICRC Sends Staff to Yemen, Readies for Prisoner Exchanges - Regional Chief
    Tags:
    drone, operation, Yemen, Saudi Arabia, Sanaa
    Community standardsDiscussion
    Comment via FacebookComment via Sputnik