Greece to lend Patriot battery to Saudi as Houthi attacks spike
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Greece will lend a Patriot missile battery to Saudi Arabia to protect its critical energy infrastructure, Greek officials said Tuesday, as the Gulf kingdom grapples with growing attacks by Yemen’s Houthi rebels. Saudi Arabia, the top crude exporter which leads a military coalition against the Houthis, relies heavily on US-made Patriots to intercept missiles and drones fired at the kingdom on a near daily basis by the Iran-aligned rebels. “We signed the agreement to transfer a Patriot battery here in Saudi Arabia,” Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias said in a statement during a visit to Riyad…

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