Sanaa The Saudi Arabian-led coalition forces carried out several airstrikes on Houthi-controlled military sites in Yemen’s capital, Sanaa, on Sunday. According to reports from Xinhua, the airstrikes on Sunday targeted the 1st Division Camp, Maintenance Camp and Fourth Brigade in Sanaa as well as the Attan site in the southern part of the capital.
Iran-backed Houthi rebels attacked Saudi Arabia with missiles and drones, and now airstrikes have been carried out in response to this. Yemen has had a state of civil war since 2014, when Iran-backed Houthi rebels have taken control of several provinces in northern Yemen and forced the internationally recognized President Abd-Rabbu Mansoor Hadi out of the capital Sanaa is.
Why are British soldiers stationed in Saudi Arabia? After all, Prince Salman is scared of ‘crisis’
The Saudi-led Arab coalition intervened in the Yemeni conflict in 2015 to support Hadi’s government. Explain that the attacks of Yemen’s Houthi rebels have upset Saudi Arabia. Troubled by the constant attacks on oil wells and petroleum plants, Prince Salman has enlisted the help of the British Army. The Gunner of the British Army’s 16th Regiment Royal Artillery was quietly deployed in oil fields in Saudi Arabia to protect oil wells from drone strikes of Huti rebels.
British army is saving Saudi oil plants
The defense spokesman said that the UK has worked closely with the Saudi Ministry of Defense and several international allies following the attack on Saudi Arabia’s oil production facilities on 14 September 2019. During this time a strategy was also made to strengthen the defense of its vital economic infrastructure from air threats. The spokesperson, however, did not disclose the exact deadline or the number of soldiers involved, citing Operation Security.
Saudi is the fifth country to spend the most on weapons
According to the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute, Saudi Arabia spent some $ 61.9 billion on defense in 2019. With this, Saudi Arabia joined the five countries of the world which spend the most on weapons. In this list, only America, China, India and Russia are ahead of Saudi Arabia. Saudi is completely dependent on foreign countries for military weapons.