Update: 07 December 2021 17:44 STI
Doha [Qatar], Dec 7 (NAN/Sputnik): Houthi rebels who rule northern Yemen have launched a massive missile and drone attack on military and oil installations in Saudi Arabia, Houthi military spokesman Yahya said on Tuesday. Sare’e.
“In response to the crimes of the US-Saudi aggression against our people and the continuation of the siege, the armed forces conducted a qualitative military operation on December 7 targeting a number of enemy military targets in Riyadh, Jeddah, Taif, Jizan , Najran and Asir,” Sare’e told broadcaster Al Masirah.
According to the spokesperson, a number of drones and missiles targeted the Defense Ministry, King Khalid Airport, King Fahd Airbase in Taif and Aramco in Jeddah, as well as many other military sites.
Yemen has been embroiled in conflict between government forces led by President Abdrabbuh Mansour Hadi and the Houthi Ansar Allah movement for nearly seven years. The situation in the country was further complicated after Saudi Arabia joined the conflict alongside the Yemeni government in 2015, launching air, land and sea operations against the Islamist rebel movement. Since February 2020, the Houthis have been carrying out a large-scale operation against the Yemeni army in Marib to take control of the province, which is also a political, military and economic center. (ANI/Sputnik)