Yemen rebels claim Saudi strikes, threaten new attacks

Yemen’s Iran-backed Houthi rebels on Sunday claimed the attempted strikes that targeted neighbouring Saudi Arabia overnight and threatened more attacks, as fighting in the grinding civil war escalates. Houthi fighters have intensified operations against the kingdom as air strikes by the Saudi-led military coalition pound rebel positions in the north of Yemen, in a bid to stop their offensive to seize the government’s last northern stronghold of Marib. Saudi Arabia – which has been backing the Yemeni government against the rebels since 2015 – said on Saturday it thwarted a Houthi missile that t…

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