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Saudi Arabia announces defeat of Houthi drone raids

Saudi Arabia announces defeat of Houthi drone raids

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February 7 According to AFP news agency Riyadh, Saudi official media reported on the 7th local time that Saudi Arabia intercepted an armed drone launched by Yemeni Houthis into Saudi territory.

The day before, the United States had just begun to decharacterize the Houthi terrorist organization.

Saudi government spokesman Turki al-Maliki quoted Saudi government spokesman as saying that the Saudi-led military alliance “intercepted and destroyed an armed drone” and that “terrorist Houthis militia launched a planned and conscious attack, targeting civilians and civilian targets in the south of [Saudi Arabia]”.

It is reported that the Houthis has not claimed responsibility for the attack.

The U.S. State Department has previously said that it has officially notified the U.S. Congress of its plan to decharacterize the Houthi terrorist organization. U.S. President Biden has announced that he will no longer support Saudi-led military operations in Yemen.

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