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Iran-backed Houthis may threaten more maritime attacks

The Jerusalem Post reports: “The Iranian-backed Houthi group in Yemen appears to be threatening more maritime attacks.

Yemeni Chief of Staff Sagheer bin Aziz, commander of the Joint Operations General, warned that the Houthis could increase their attacks on naval targets, Al-Ain News in the UAE reported.

Bin Aziz, who was appointed in February 2020 by Yemeni President Abdrabbuh Mansur Hadi, is known to be a strong opponent of the Houthis. Hadi stepped down from his position last year.

The concerns about Houthi threats at sea come after Iran targeted a commercial ship last week using a Shahed drone flown from Chabahar. This is not the first time Iran has done this, and the regime drone threat on the seas is increasing…”

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