Houthi attack sparks fire at Saudi oil terminal

A projectile attack sparked a fire at an oil terminal in southern Saudi Arabia, the country’s energy ministry said on Friday, on the sixth anniversary of a Riyadh-led military intervention in Yemen. The ministry did not say who was behind the strike in Jizan province on Thursday, but it comes as Yemen’s Houthi rebels escalate attacks on the kingdom – including its energy facilities – despite Saudi Arabia’s offer this week for a ceasefire. The upsurge in cross-border attacks comes even as the United States pushes anew for a cessation in hostilities, with Washington’s special envoy for Yemen Tim…

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