World 10.11.2018 07:45 am

Saudi coalition halts refueling deal with US for Yemen war

Riyadh’s grinding war in Yemen as caused growing international outcry, particularly after a string of high-profile coalition strikes.

A controversial refueling arrangement between the United States and the Saudi-led coalition that is bombing Yemen was ended on Saturday, halting a key part of Washington's involvement in the conflict.

Saudi coalition halts refueling deal with US for Yemen war
Saudi coalition halts refueling deal with US for Yemen war

Saudi coalition halts refueling deal with US for Yemen war

Riyadh’s grinding war in Yemen as caused growing international outcry, particularly after a string of high-profile coalition strikes.

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