Saudi Arabia switches forces

e58246236c2aa125608e43ae081591a2 - Saudi Arabia switches forces

RIYADH – The Saudi king Salman bin Abdulaziz al-Saud, the high command replaced. Also the ministers involved in the security policy, are exchanged. The news channel al-Jazeera reported Tuesday that the changing of the guard has to do with the growing criticism of the bloody military intervention in neighboring Yemen.

Salman bin Abdulaziz al-Saud


Since march 2015 bombards an international coalition under the leadership of Saudi Arabia rebels from northern Yemen in 2014 a large part of the country, including the capital Sanaa, ran. The for the population are disastrous attacks of the rebels are not significantly reduced.

The new Saudi chief-of-staffs is general Fayad bin Hamed al Ruwayli. King Salman also has a wife, Tamadur bint Youssef al-Ramah, to the minister of Labour was appointed. It is rare in the conservative kingdom, a woman as a prominent regeringspost holds.

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