Video of 'captured Saudi'

Yemen's Houthi rebels have released a video purporting to show a captured Saudi soldier, one of several they claim to be holding after last week's fighting.

"The rebels identified the man, who is seen receiving medical attention in the video, as Ahmed Abdullah Mohammed al-Amri," al-Jazeera reports

The video – which has not been independently verified – ishere, along with several others posted on Facebook under the name 

On Sunday, the Yemeni military lost another warplane – the third to crash since Operation Scorched Earth began on August 12. As on previous occasions, the rebels said they shot it down and the government blamed a technical fault.

Posted by Brian Whitaker, 10 November 2009.