Houthis Attack Warplanes Shelters In Saudi Jizan Airport and King Khalid Air Base

Support SouthFrontIllustrative image, source: the Houthis media wing On April 11, the Houthis (Ansar Allah) attacked two airfields in the southern region of Saudi Arabia with suicide drones. Brig. Gen. Yahya Sari, a spokesman for the Yemeni group, announced that two Qasef-2K drones had been launched at Jizan Regional Airport in the province of Jizan and King Khalid Air Base in the province of ‘Asir. The drones targeted warplanes shelters. The spokesman claimed that the attack was successful. According to him, the attack was a response to the Saudi-led coalition continuous strikes and siege on Yemen. From its side, the Saudi-led coalition claimed that it had intercepted two drones launched from Yemen by the Houthis. The first was shot down over the city of Khamis Mushait near King Khalid Air Base, while the second was shot down over Jizan. The Houthis stepped up their drone attacks on Saudi Arabia this April. In the first ten days of the month, the following attacks were reported: On April 1, sensitive targets near the Saudi capital, Riyadh, were struck with four drones; On April 1 also, King Khalid Air Base in ‘Asir was

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Saudi Arabia Executes Three Of Its Soldiers Convicted Of ‘High Treason’

Support SouthFrontSaudi troops at their base in Yemen’s southern port city of Aden in 2015. IMAGE: Reuters On April 10, the Ministry of Defense of Saudi Arabia announced that three of its soldiers were executed after being convicted of committing “high treason”. In a brief statement, the ministry said that the three soldiers had collaborated with an “enemy” and acted against the interests of the Kingdom. “The three soldiers were convicted of high treason following the investigation which uncovered their collaboration with the enemy over plots against the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s military interests, security and stability, adding that the convicted soldiers had been referred to the specialized court with all judicial guarantees essential for fair trial, the rule of law and the proper administration of justice,” the Saudi Press Agency quoted the statement as saying. The three soldiers were identified as Mohammed bin Ahmed bin Yahya Akam, Shaher bin Isa bin Qasim Haqqawi, and Hamoud bin Ibrahim bin Ali Hazmi The Ministry of Defense said it “denounced the heinous crime,” adding that “it is alien to its members and the country’s values.” Saudi Arabia didn’t provide any further details on

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