Houthi kamikaze drone strikes Najran Airport in southern Saudi Arabia
[ALMASDARNEWS] For the third day in a row, the Houthi
...a Zaidi Shia insurgent group operating in Yemen. They have also been referred to as the
Believing Youth. Hussein Badreddin al-Houthi is said to be the spiritual leader of the group and most of the military leaders are his relatives. The Yemeni government has accused the Houthis of having ties to the Iranian government, which wouldn't suprise most of us. The group has managed to gain control over all of Saada Governorate and parts of Amran, Al Jawf and Hajjah Governorates. Its slogan is
God is Great, Death to America™, Death to Israel, a curse on the Jews ...
forces have attacked Soddy Arabia
...a kingdom taking up the bulk of the Arabian peninsula. Its primary economic activity involves exporting oil and soaking Islamic rubes on the annual hajj pilgrimage. The country supports a large number of princes in whatcha might call princely splendor. When the oil runs out the rest of the world is going to kick sand in the Soddy national face...
a city in southwestern Saudi Arabia near the border with Yemen. It is the capital of Najran Province and a favored target of Houthirocket forces....
Regional Airport in the southern region of the kingdom.
According to the official media wing of the Houthi forces, their K-2 suicide drone targeted the Saudi military’s Patriot Missile System. The Houthi forces claimed the attack was successful.
On Tuesday and Wednesday, the Houthi forces launched a similar attack using their assault drones; these strikes targeted Saudi military hangars and arms depots, the group said in a statement.
The Houthi forces have recently gone on the offensive in several parts of Yemen
...an area of the Arabian Peninsula sometimes mistaken for a country. It is populated by more antagonistic tribes and factions than you can keep track of. Except for a tiny handfull of Jews everthing there is very Islamic...
and southern Saudi Arabia. These offensives have paid off for the Houthi forces, as they have managed to retake several areas while also pushing south towards the pro-government stronghold of Aden.
Posted by: Fred 2019-05-24