DUBAI, United Arab Emirates | Saudi coalition in Yemen, under pressure, ends US refueling

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates  | Saudi coalition in Yemen, under pressure, ends US refueling

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — The Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen said early Saturday it had “requested cessation of inflight refueling” by the U.S. for its fighter jets after American officials said they would stop the operations amid growing anger over civilian casualties from the kingdom’s airstrikes.

The decision by Americans to pull out also comes amid outrage by U.S. lawmakers from both political parties over the Oct. 2 killing of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi at the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul.

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