Tuesday, January 12, 2010
Four more Saudis killed in fight against Houthis
Four Saudi soldiers have been killed in clashes with Shia rebels near the Yemen border, Saudi state television reports.Citing Assistant Minister of Defence Prince Khaled bin Sultan, it said the overall death toll of Saudi soldiers in the border conflict now stood at 82.
Houthi rebels have fought a sporadic insurgency in the region between Sanaa and the Saudi border since 2004.
Riyadh joined the fighting against the rebels in November, after one of its soldiers was killed along the border.