sa229Shaul Shay
(Senior research fellow at the International Institute for Counterterrorism (ICT) at the Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya and former deputy head of Israel’s National Security Council)

Copyright: @ 2022 Research Institute for European and American Studies ( Publication date: 31 March 2022

Note: The article reflects the opinion of the author and not necessarily the views of the Research Institute for European and American Studies (RIEAS)

The Houthi militia is escalating its hostile attacks to target energy sources in Saudi Arabia and the Red Sea region. The escalation comes on the seventh anniversary of the Saudi-led coalition’s intervention in Yemen’s war.

The Saudi-led Arab coalition announced on March 25, 2022, that the Iran-backed Houthi militias in Yemen had carried out 16 attacks against the Kingdom. The coalition said that Saudi defenses shot down 12 armed drones and a ballistic missile fired at the southern and southwestern regions of the Kingdom.

The Saudi led coalition also has destroyed two explosive-laden Houthi boats on March 23, 2022, in the Yemeni ports of Saleef and Hodeidah . The coalition said that the militia was planning to use the boats in attacks on oil tankers crossing the Bab Al-Mandab Strait.... Read more

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