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Saudi Arabia Denies Ground Operation in Yemen to be Under Way

On Sunday Dozens of Arab special forces arrived in the Yemeni port city of Aden on Sunday to bolster the anti-Houthi forces, Al Jazeera reports, adding that Saudi Arabia denies the ground operation to be under way and also declined to comment on Sunday on the presence of special forces in Aden.

A Saudi spokesperson has told Reuters that the fighters battling the rebels around Aden airport are Yemenis, not Arab special forces.

"There are no foreign forces in Aden but coalition continues to help fight against the Houthi militia," - Brigadier General Ahmed al-Asiri said in a statement, Al Jazeera reports. 

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