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US TO SEND WARSHIP AND FIGHTER JETS TO UAE AFTER YEMENI ATTACKS

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The United States says it will install a guided-missile destroyer and state-of-the-art fighter jets to help defend the United Arab Emirates (UAE) after a series of missile attacks by Yemeni rebels.


The US embassy in the UAE said the deployment to support the UAE against the current threat, follows a phone call between Defense Secretary, Lloyd Austin and Abu Dhabi Crown Prince, Mohammed Bin Zayef Al-Nahyan.


The UAE, part of the Saudi-led coalition fighting Yemens Iran-backed HOUTHI rebels, suffered three missile attacks last month with the first killing three oil workers.

Written by: Oluwapelumi Tutugbuwa

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