SAUDI ARABIA (OBSERVATORY) – Riyadh will not skimp on the means to inflict a “painful and painful” response to the Houthi rebels in case of damage to “Saudi capabilities” by drone attacks, said the spokesman for the Arab coalition on 16 April.
“Saudi Arabia will fight back with painful and painful military actions in the event of undermining Saudi national capabilities through the use of drones, ” warned Colonel Turki al-Malki, spokesman for the Islamic Military Alliance under command Saudi Yemen, addressing Houthi rebels at a press conference Monday in the city of Khobar, according to the newspaper Al-Hayat.
“We share our assessment with the international community of the danger of escalation by using drones in sabotage operations. The world is going through a milestone in the fight against terrorism and its ideology, “said the official. “The Arab coalition has managed to destroy 737 Houthi militia positions in Yemen,” he added.
According to the official, the Houthi rebels fired a total of 119 ballistic missiles, most of which took off from the city of Sadah. He also said that Iran, according to him, provides weapons to the Houthi militia including drones.
The Houthi rebels announced on April 11 that they had carried out two drone attacks against the Abha airport in Asir province, as well as against the Saudi Aramco national oil company in Jizan province other regions of the kingdom.