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Saudi military official discusses Arab coalition's fight in Yemen

Saudi military official discusses Arab coalition's fight in Yemen

Every evening since a mostly Sunni Arab coalition led by Saudi Arabia began airstrikes against Shiite Muslim rebels in Yemen, journalists have been invited into an air base in the Saudi capital for a briefing on the day's battlefield developments. The made-for-TV event features models of Saudi military hardware and grainy cockpit video of missiles hitting military bases and ammunition stockpiles held by the Iranian-allied rebels known as Houthis and troops still loyal to Yemen's deposed strongman, Ali Abdullah Saleh. Despite nearly two weeks of airstrikes, fierce clashes persist between these insurgents and forces loyal to the country's exiled president, Abdu Rabu...

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