A former American soldier Elliot Ackerman, who wrote a scathing review of Jamil Jan Kochai’s book in The New York Times, has sparked an immediate backlash on social media.
The attacks on major cities in the Gulf mark a dangerous escalation that could see the spillover beyond Yemen and parts of Saudi Arabia.
A joint open-source investigation visualises patterns of indiscriminate aerial attacks by the Saudi-led coalition since 2015.
There are innumerable accounts from local sources and media as well as rights organisations that contradict the US claim.
A US Africa Command statement says the air strikes occurred in the vicinity of Gandarshe, Lower Shabelle region.
Amnesty International warned late Wednesday that rebels have taken up positions on a Hudaida hospital rooftop, raising concerns they are using the hospital's patients as human shields to ward off coalition airstrikes.
The Saba news agency linked to the Shiite Houthi rebels said that women in a wedding convoy were among those killed.
Activists monitoring the situation say close to 50 people have been killed in ongoing air strikes in recent days.
Ayad al Jumaili, believed to be the deputy of Daesh leader Abu Bakr al Baghdadi, was killed in the Al Qaim area, says Iraqi state TV, citing Iraqi military intelligence.
The air strikes come after forces took over a large portion of eastern Aleppo from rebels.
Bombing the positions of DAESH comes in response to the UN backed unity government's calls to repulse the terrorists from its former stronghold of Sirte.
US-led campaign against DAESH has moved up a gear in recent weeks, while victory in Falluja has also lent fresh momentum to the campaign to recapture Mosul.
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