Rabat - The recent Saudi-led military intervention in Yemen comes as a reaction to several geopolitical dynamics at the country’s borders and in the whole region. The Houthi takeover of Sanaa and their military advances in other regions in Yemen is seen by Riyadh as a real threat to national security at Saudi Arabia’s southern borders. Riyadh considers the Houthis' non-commitment to negotiations with the Yemeni authorities and their refusal to come to a compromise over the presidency a manifestation of the Houthis’ intent to reconfigure the political map of Yemen to suit their interests.

Saudi Arabia keeps up air strikes in Yemen
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