Red Sea attack thwarted

Col Turki Al Malki said the UN should take the initiative and take control of Hodeidah port from the Houthis.

Arab coalition in Yemen thwarts attack on Saudi oil tanker

The Arab coalition fighting on behalf of the internationally recognised government in Yemen said that it had thwarted an attack on a Saudi oil tanker by Houthi rebels near the Red Sea port of Hodeidah.

“In a blatant violation of international law, the Iranian-Houthi militia on Saturday attempted an attack by three remote-controlled drone boats, targeting a Saudi oil tanker and threatening to disrupt navigation in Bab Al Mandeb strait,” Col Turki Al Malki, spokesman of the coalition, said in a statement on Wednesday.

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