Saudis go for it in Yemen

Saudis go for it in Yemen

[Ed. – Well, they’re going for something.  Too early to tell what yet.]

Saudi Arabia’s King Salman has ordered the National Guard, a ground force that exists apart from the army, to mobilize for operations against rebels in Yemen, the official SPA news agency said Tuesday.

It did not clarify how the National Guard would take part in the operation, which has seen a Saudi-led coalition launch air strikes against the rebels. …

The force is to “take part in defending the security” of the kingdom, SPA reported, without elaborating.

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Saudi Arabia launched the air war against Iran-backed rebel forces in Yemen on March 26. It has so far rejected mounting a ground offensive but Saudi troops have clashed with the rebels in border areas.

The National Guard is a parallel army in Saudi Arabia separate from the armed forces run by the defense ministry.

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