Saudi-led coalition jets hit Yemen again amid international concern

The Saudi-led coalition launched an air campaign in support of Yemen's President Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi in March 2015Saudi-led coalition warplanes launched fresh air strikes against Shiite rebels across Yemen Wednesday despite international concerns over the escalation after the suspension of peace talks. The coalition, which has been battling to prop up Yemen’s government against the Huthis since March 2015, hit rebel positions across northern Yemen, said coalition officials and tribal sources. “The secretary-general is deeply concerned about reports of increased fighting between various parties in Hajjah, Saada and Sanaa provinces including over the past few days,” said Farhan Haq, deputy spokesman for UN chief Ban Ki-moon.

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