Death toll from rebel attack in Yemen's Marib province rises after Saudi says 10 troops killed

September 5, 2015 1:47 PM

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CAIRO – A Saudi Arabian military spokesman says 10 Saudi troops were killed in a rebel missile strike a day earlier in Yemen's Marib province, which also killed 45 allied troops from the United Arab Emirates.

The Saturday statement by Brig. Gen. Ahmed Asiri to broadcaster Al Hadath was the first public acknowledgement by the Saudis that they have ground troops in Yemen. They are leading an air campaign against the rebels in the impoverished Arabian Peninsula country, training Yemeni troops, supplying wea...

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