Saudi Tornado GR4 Fighter Bomber Crashes In Yemen Due To Technical Error

Saudi Tornado GR4 Fighter Bomber Crashes In Yemen Due To Technical Error

Saudi Tornado GR4 Fighter Bomber Crashes In Yemen Due To Technical Error

He said the situation has been made worse by recent increases in fighting and airstrikes.

Al-Mekhlafi said the rebels must also back the three references for a political solution in Yemen, including the Gulf Initiative, outcomes of the Comprehensive National Dialogue and Security Council Resolution 2216. He said the new funding will go toward the most vulnerable people in 27 districts at risk of starvation, and to other areas where conflict has recently escalated.

The other conditions for talks include a call for the rebels to stop attacking and besieging cities and allowing humanitarian aid to reach civilians.

"Islamic Republic of Iran has never had the means to send missiles to Yemen and the United States officials know that the missiles fired at Saudi Arabia have been developed by the Yemenis to have a greater range", he added.

Saudi Arabia has accused Iran of backing the Houthis.

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Despite the continuing aerial bombardment by the Saudi-led warplanes, Houthis are still positioned in mountainous areas close to Lahj province, where a key air base of the coalition is located.

Yemen's internationally-backed government, allied with the Saudi-led Arab military coalition, has for about three years been battling Iran-backed Shiite Houthi rebels over control of the country.

The conflict - widely seen as a proxy war between regional rivals Saudi Arabia and Iran - has displaced more than 2 million people, caused a cholera epidemic and pushed the country to the brink of starvation.

The International Red Cross said there are one million suspected cases of cholera in Yemen, and more than 80 percent of Yemenis lack food, fuel, clean water and access to health care.

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