Saturday, September 19, 2020

Kuwait to send troops to Saudi for Yemen war

Kuwait has decided to send ground forces to take part in the war on Yemen’s Iran-backed Huthi rebels, a local newspaper reported Tuesday.

Al-Qabas daily cited an informed source saying Kuwait’s cabinet has approved sending the troops to Saudi Arabia, which is leading a coalition against the rebels, as soon as early next week.

Kuwait’s participation in the Yemen war has so far been limited to the airforce.

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No details were provided about the size of the force.

Since March, Saudi-led coalition has been carrying out air strikes against the Huthis and forces loyal to former president Ali Abdullah Saleh after they overran large parts of Yemen.

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