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Saudi Arabia

Border countries: Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, United Arab Emirates

Saudi Arabia is involved in the non-international armed conflict against the Islamic State group as part of the international coalition led by the United States. It is also involved in the international armed conflict in Syria. Leading the international coalition against Houthi rebels in support of the Yemeni government, Saudi Arabia is also involved in the non-international armed conflicts in Yemen.

Saudi Arabia is currently a party to a series of armed conflicts. For further information on who is considered a party to an armed conflict, see ‘contemporary challenges – multinational forces: who is a party to the conflict?' in our classification section.



Last updated: Wednesday 31st January 2018