A Look at Nations Involved in Saudi-Led Airstrikes on Yemen

April 10, 2015 9:16 AM

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SAUDI ARABIA: The kingdom leads the coalition carrying out airstrikes in Yemen targeting the rebels known as Houthis and their allies, namely forces loyal to former Yemeni leader Ali Abdullah Saleh. Saudi Arabia has deployed some 100 fighter jets, 150,000 soldiers and other navy units for the operation, according to reports by Saudi-owned satellite news channel Al-Arabiya. The kingdom's military has targeted Yemeni air bases, Houthi camps and missile sites. The military also says its Apache attack helicopters have struck Houthi positions just across the border in northern Yemen.

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES: The seven-emirate nation has dispatched its fighter jets in strikes targeting Scud missiles in Yemen, as well as Houthi camps, air defense systems and other military targets, the state-run WAM news agency has reported. The news agency has said 30 jets from the UAE were taking p...

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