Saudi-led coalition launches deadly air raids in Yemen’s Sanaa

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The Saudi-led coalition carried out air raids in the Yemeni capital Sanaa on 18 January 2022, killing more than 12 people. This attack comes after the Houthi rebels launched a drone and missile attack on a United Arab Emirates oil facility on 17 January  killing three people. Two Indians and a Pakistani were killed in the Houthi Attack.

  • Saudi Arabia and the UAE intervened in Yemen’s war in 2015 to restore the government of President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi, who fled after Houthi rebels took over the capital and parts of northern Yemen in late 2014.
  • The Houthi rebels are backed by Iran.

 Capital of Yemen: Sanna 

President:  Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi

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