A Saudi-led coalition is trying to stop Yemen's major cities falling to Houthi Shiite insurgents after the removal of President Hadi, who has fled into exile. Rivalry with Shiite Iran lies behind the military intervention.
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Egypt sends warships through Suez Canal to support Saudi action, taken in support of Yemen's President Hadi. The US says it supports its Gulf Cooperation Council 'partners.'
Many see the violence in Yemen as a proxy war between Sunni Saudi Arabia and Shiite Iran. That's true to an extent, but risks oversimplification.