Sudanese Troops Fight for UAE and Saudi Arabia in Yemen

Sudanese Troops Fight for UAE and Saudi Arabia in Yemen

Source: The New York Times published on 28 December 2018
The New York Times published on 28 December 2018 an article titled “On the Front Line of the Saudi War in Yemen? Child Soldiers from Darfur” by David Kirkpatrick.

Over the past 4 years as many as 14,000 Sudanese soldiers at any given time have been fighting in Yemen under the direction of the UAE. Many are effectively mercenaries and veterans of the conflict in Darfur.