Published: Fri, December 01, 2017
Global | By Shelia Dennis

Yemen's Houthi rebels fire missile at Saudi Arabia

Yemen's Houthi rebels fire missile at Saudi Arabia

Yemen has been since March 26, 2015 under brutal aggression by Saudi-led coalition. The first was intercepted near Riyadh global airport on November 4, and led to a tightening of sanctions.

"Should the blockade continue, we know what (targets) would cause great pain and how to reach them", he said.

He further pointed to the Saudi-led coalition's blockade of all Yemeni air, sea and land ports and said the Sana'a government reserves its right to take action in case the blockade continues.

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Hezbollah called the move an act of war engineered by Saudi authorities, an accusation they denied.

Saudi Arabia has accused Iran of supplying the Huthis with arms.

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The Huthis, a northern minority that has long complained of marginalisation, descended on the capital Sanaa from their mountainous region in September 2014, seizing the city with little resistance. On November 4th, the troops of Ansar Allah fired an allegedly similar rocket against Saudi Arabia and was intercepted by the Saudi Armed Forces. The infighting threatens to unravel the fragile rebel alliance that controls the capital and has been battling the Saudi-backed government of President Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi in Yemen's war.

The United Nations has warned Yemen faces mass starvation unless the Saudi-led coalition allows more food aid into the country, long the poorest in the region.

A source in Saleh's forces said Huthi fighters were positioned around the residences of two of the ex-president's nephews.

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