Government Attack in Yemen; Attacks on a Saudi Military Airport; Russia Will Keep Track of NATO’s Maneuvers

PANAGYURISHTE, ( least 10 Houthi rebels were killed in an attack by government forces in the northern Saada province on Sunday, a military commander said, MEMO reported.

Brigadier-General Abdul Hakim Fadel said army forces backed by Saudi-led coalition warplanes attacked Houthi positions in Saada, according to the official Saba news agency.

He said several rebels were injured in the attack, but without giving an exact number.

There was no comment from the Shia Houthi group on the claim.

Saada is the stronghold of the Houthi group, which overran much of Yemen, including capital Sanaa in 2014.

Yemen rebels claim attack on Saudi airport

Yemen’s Houthi rebels said on Sunday they carried out drone attacks on a military airport in Saudi Arabia, MEMO reported.

The attacks targeted bunkers housing Saudi drones in the Jizan airport in southern Saudi Arabia, the pro-Houthi Al-Masirah television said.

The television said a Saudi soldier and four “mercenaries” were killed in the attacks.

The Saudi SPA news agency, meanwhile, said a soldier was killed in Jizan near border with Yemen, but without providing details about the circumstances of his death.

Three Russian warships to keep NATO Baltops-2019 exercise under observation

The Baltic Fleet’s warships will keep track of NATO’s Baltops-2019 maneuvers, a law enforcement source in Russia’s westernmost Baltic exclave of Kaliningrad, TASS reported.

The Stoikiy and the Boikiy corvettes, as well as the Liven small missile ship, will keep the NATO maneuvers under observation. Besides, reconnaissance assets will also be deployed,” the source said.

TASS has been unable to officially confirm the information at the time of the publication.

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Source: TASS, MEMO