Yemen
Smoke billows from the site of Saudi-led air strikes on al-Dailami air base in Yemen's capital SanaaReuters

Saudi Arabia's military opened its war operations room to millions of people through Snapchat, offering a look at its current operations in Yemen, where it is carrying out airstrikes against Houthi rebels. 

The army allowed popular Snapchat user Majid Al-Sabah, who reportedly has over a million followers on the forum, into its command and control centre in Riyadh, including the Saudi-led coalition's operations planning department.

The Snapchat user then shared photos and information to his followers, including the bombing from a Scud missile platform as well as the sites of officers from various countries part of the coalition, Arab News reported. 

He also shared videos of interviews with coalition officers. 

Saudi Arabia launched a military campaign in March against the Shia Houthis in Yemen who had attempted to overthrow the Yemeni government in Sanaa. 

According to Human Rights Watch, more than 2,500 Yemeni civilians have been killed in the Saudi coalition airstrikes. 

The countries that are part of the coalition are mostly Gulf nations, including Bahrain, Kuwait, Qatar, the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Egypt, Jordan, Morocco, and Sudan.

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