Houthis Launches Drone Strike on Saudi Aramco Facility

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Saudi Aramco operates a 400,000-barrel-per-day refinery in Jizan, part of a new economic city on the Red Sea.Image result for Yemen´s Houthis launch drone attack on Saudi Arabia's Aramco facilityAl-Masirah said the Houthis had also launched an attack with the same model of drone on the airport of Abha in neighbouring Asir province.

Saudi Arabia and a coalition of mostly Gulf Arab states intervened in Yemen’s civil war in 2015 to try and push back the Houthis after the movement drove the internationally recognized government into Saudi exile.Image result for Yemen´s Houthis launch drone attack on Saudi Arabia's Aramco facilityThe Houthis have stepped up ballistic missile attacks on the kingdom in what it says is retaliation for the air raids.

The arms monitor Conflict Armament Research (CAR) said it had evidence showing the Qasef-1 and other Houthi kit was made in Iran and was not of indigenous design and construction “in contrast to Houthi statements”.

The coalition accuses the Houthis of being armed and supported by Iran – charges the group and Tehran deny.

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