Egypt, Saudi Mull Military Exercise; Yemen Strikes Continue

April 15, 2015 10:19 AM

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Egypt and Saudi Arabia are mulling whether to hold a joint military exercise in the kingdom as airstrikes by a Saudi-led coalition are continuing to pound Shiite rebels in Yemen.

The airstrikes targeting Yemeni rebels known as Houthis began on March 26 in an effort to halt their power grab. Hundreds of people have been killed and over 121,000 have been displaced amid the turmoil and fighting.

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