Riyadh 0
29 May 2021

The Saudi-led coalition reported thwarting “an imminent attack in the Red Sea” by the Huthis using “two remotely piloted booby-trapped boats”, in addition to downing “an explosive-laden drone” bound for Khamis Mushait; a military Huthi spokesperson claimed that they had successfully hit King Khalid airbase with multiple drones. An official from Yemen’s internationally recognised government subsequently referred to “the huge danger… posed by the Huthi militia against security and safety of trade ships and marine navigation”, which he in turn linked to “implementation of [the] Iranian agenda of spreading chaos and terrorism in the region”.

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