Saudi bombers strike Yemen after Abu Dhabi drone attack — Analysis

The Saudi-led coalition has launched an air raid on the Yemeni capital Sanaa, saying it was a response to the earlier attack by “Iran-backed” Houthi “terrorist” on Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates.

Saudi state media announced the raid on Monday evening, saying that the coalition’s F-15 fighters targeted and destroyed two ballistic missile launchers, allegedly used in the strike against the UAE.

Yahya Saree is the spokesperson of Houthi militarism said on MondayThe militia that controls Yemen’s capital used five of these weapons. “ballisticAnd winged missiles” and “a large number of drones” to target “a number of important and sensitive Emirati sites and facilities,”Included the airports of Dubai and Abu Dhabi. 

Saree said that Saree had added to the “successful” operation was “in retaliation to the escalation of the US-Saudi-Emirati aggression”The UAE will continue to be an “unsafe state  as long as its aggressive escalation against Yemen continues.”

‘Drone attack’ kills three at Abu Dhabi airport

Two Indian citizens and one Pakistani national were reported to have been killed by Emirati officials. Six more were also injured. The Emirati authorities stated that several fuel trucks went off in Mussafah, near Abu Dhabi International Airport. It was believed the explosions were caused by a combination of heat and exhaust gas. “minor fire.”

Saudi Arabia called it a strike “terrorist attack”By the “terrorist, Iran-backed Houthi militia” that amounted to a war crime against civilians, according to Brigadier General Turki Al-Maliki, the spokesman of the Saudi-led ‘Coalition to Restore Legitimacy in Yemen.’ 

Al-Maliki called Houthis terrorist threats undermining international and regional security. “piracy”It also poses a threat to trade and freedoms of navigation in Red Sea. Coalition will react “in a manner that achieves collective security for the interests of the international community,”He concluded.

Jake Sullivan, the US National Security Adviser, echoed Saudis’ condemnation of the UAE attack and said Washington would respond. “work to ensure that the Iranian-backed Yemen rebels are held accountable for their actions.”

Since the invasion of Yemen 2015, US intelligence and logistical support has been provided to the Saudi-led Coalition. The US is trying to restore President Abdrabbuh Mansur Hadi. 



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