Houthi militants killed by coalition airstrike

The stike targeted a Houthi vehicle in Al-Malgam district of Yemen’s central Al-Bayda province. (SPA)
Updated 22 September 2018
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Houthi militants killed by coalition airstrike

  • Several coalition airstrikes hit a Houthi camp north of Yemen’s capital Sanaa

JEDDAH: A number of Houthi militiamen were killed on Friday morning by an airstrike by the Arab coalition supporting Yemen’s internationally recognized government, a field source said.

The airstrike targeted their vehicle in Al-Malgam district of Yemen’s central Al-Bayda province, destroying the vehicle and killing all the militiamen inside it. Meanwhile, several coalition airstrikes hit a Houthi camp north of Yemen’s capital Sanaa.

Since November, the Houthis have launched several ballistic missiles at Saudi Arabia that were intercepted by anti-aircraft defenses.


Saudi Crown Prince meets Chinese vice premier

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Saudi Crown Prince meets Chinese vice premier

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman met with Chinese Vice Premier Han Zheng at the Great Hall of the People on Friday before attending a China-Saudi cooperation forum. 
The forum was followed by a ceremony to sign agreements including those on petroleum, the chemical industry, investment, renewable energy and anti-terrorism.
Saudi Arabia is one of China’s top crude oil suppliers and an important market for its exports. Mohammed bin Salman is scheduled to meet with Chinese President Xi Jinping later on Friday.
The Crown Prince’s visit is the third leg of his Asia tour, which has taken him to India and Pakistan.