Global oil prices surge following attacks on Saudi Arabia’s Aramco oil plants

An attack on Saudi Arabia that triggered the biggest jump in oil prices in almost 30 years was carried out with Iranian weapons, a Saudi-led coalition said on Monday, as President Donald Trump said the United States was “locked and loaded” to hit back. The Iran-aligned Houthi group that controls Yemen’s capital claimed responsibility for… Read More Global oil prices surge following attacks on Saudi Arabia’s Aramco oil plants

Crude flows disrupted following Houthi drone attacks on Saudi oil plants

Yemen’s Iran-aligned Houthi group on Saturday attacked two plants at the heart of Saudi Arabia’s oil industry, including the world’s biggest petroleum processing facility, in a strike that three sources said had disrupted output and exports. Two sources close to the matter said 5 million barrels per day of crude production had been impacted, close… Read More Crude flows disrupted following Houthi drone attacks on Saudi oil plants

Yemeni Houthi group launch drone attack on oilfield in eastern Saudi Arabia

A drone attack launched by Yemen’s Houthi group on an oilfield in eastern Saudi Arabia on Saturday caused a fire at a gas plant but had no impact on oil production, state-run oil company Saudi Aramco said. A Houthi military spokesman said earlier that the group had targeted the Shaybah oilfield with 10 drones, in… Read More Yemeni Houthi group launch drone attack on oilfield in eastern Saudi Arabia

Dozens dead following Houthi attacks on Yemeni city of Aden

Yemen’s Iran-aligned Houthi movement launched missile and drone attacks on Thursday on a military parade in Aden, the seat of government and a stronghold of the Saudi-led military coalition, killing 36 people according to the interior ministry. An explosion hit a military camp belonging to the Yemeni Security Belt forces backed by the United Arab… Read More Dozens dead following Houthi attacks on Yemeni city of Aden

Amnesty International calls on Yemen’s Houthis to release ten detained journalists

Amnesty International called on Yemen’s Houthi movement, which controls the capital Sanaa, to free 10 journalists held for nearly four years on what the rights group described as trumped-up spying charges. The Iran-aligned Houthi group ousted the internationally recognized Yemeni government from power in Sanaa in late 2014, prompting a Saudi-led Sunni Muslim military coalition… Read More Amnesty International calls on Yemen’s Houthis to release ten detained journalists

Five dead, several injured following Houthi militants drone attack on military parade in Yemen

Houthi drones on Thursday attacked a Yemeni government military parade in Lahaj province, killing several people, Saudi and Houthi media reported. The parade was taking place inside a military base in al-Anad district when a loud explosion rocked the area, eyewitnesses said, adding high-ranked officials including Yemen’s deputy chief of staff were wounded in the… Read More Five dead, several injured following Houthi militants drone attack on military parade in Yemen

Saudi Arabia air forces intercept ballistic missiles over Riyadh

Saudi Arabia’s air defense forces intercepted two ballistic missiles launched by Yemen’s Houthi militia over Riyadh on Sunday, state-run al-Ikhbariya television said on Sunday. The attack is at least the sixth to target Riyadh since December. The Houthis’ al-Masira television said that rockets were aimed at Saudi defense ministry and other targets in the Saudi… Read More Saudi Arabia air forces intercept ballistic missiles over Riyadh

Saudi Arabia military intercept ballistic missiles fired by Yemeni Houthi rebels 

​Saudi Arabia intercepted two ballistic missiles over its capital Riyadh on Wednesday that had been fired from Yemen, state media reported, after at least four blasts rocked the city centre. Yemen’s Iran-allied armed Houthi movement said it had launched the missiles at economic targets in the Saudi capital. There were no immediate reports of casualties… Read More Saudi Arabia military intercept ballistic missiles fired by Yemeni Houthi rebels