Saudi-Yemeni War 1934

[ 1934 ]

War with the Saudis broke out in 1934, just after the conclusion of the treaty with Great Britain, and Yahya suffered a decisive defeat. Ibn Sa'ud was generous, forced the imam to make no territorial concessions, and permitted a reversion to the prewar status quo. Thereafter foreign affairs ceased to be a dominant concern, and Yahya directed his attention mostly to stabilization at home.


The imam also brought about conflict with his neighbour to the north, Saudi Arabia, over the status and ownership of Asir and the Najran oasis.

Belligerents Initiation Date Termination Date
Saudi Arabia and Yemen 1934 1934 View

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