Latest "Yemen" stories
Monday's developments mark the latest complication in more than 10 years of pretrial hearings for a Saudi accused of organizing the 2000 attack on the USS Cole.
Between March 2015 and November 2018, the Pentagon spent about $300 million to fly aerial refueling missions in support of Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and others engaged in the nearly eight-year conflict.
The acknowledgement by the White House and Pentagon late Monday represent a widening American involvement in Yemen’s yearslong war.
By Jon Gambrell, The Associated Press and Howard Altman