Saudi-led Coalition intercepts Armed Houthi Drones
Saudi-led Coalition Intercepts Armed Houthi Drones Targeting Khamis Mushait in Yemen towards the kingdom
on Friday, part of them attacked the Houthis claiming to have launched into southern Saudi Arabia at dawn.
The Houthis have recently stepped up the cross-border drone and missile attacks on Saudi cities because they are mostly targeting the southern part of the kingdom.
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The coalition says it intercepts most attacks.
The Houthis fired the intercepted drone towards Khamis Mushait near the Yemen borderon Friday, Saudi state news agency SPA said.
Houthi military spokesman Yahya Sarea said in a Twitter post that three drones had hit Abha International Airport
and King Khalid Air Base, in the Khamis Mushait area.
Yemen’s Iran-aligned Houthi forces on Thursday said they fired a missile and hit a Saudi Aramco facility in the Red Sea city of Jeddah,
so there has been no confirmation from Saudi authorities,
So The United States and the United Nations have renewed peace efforts because fighting has also intensified in Yemen’s gas-rich Marib region.
On Tuesday, the U.S. Treasury Department imposed new sanctions on two Houthi military leaders,
because The conflict is widely seen as a proxy war between Saudi Arabia and Iran.
The Houthis deny being puppets of Tehran and say because they are fighting a corrupt system.