The Houthis have stepped up missile and drone attacks in Saudi Arabia in recent weeks [File: Mohammed Huwais/AFP]
Iran-aligned Yemeni Houthi rebels have struck a power station in Saudi Arabia’s southern province of Jizan with a cruise missile, according to reports by the group’s Al Masirah TV channel.
Al Masirah said the reported attack took place in Al Shuqaiq city late on Wednesday evening. On Thursday, the Saudi-United Arab Emirates (UAE) led military coalition in Yemen confirmed rebel Houthi forces had fired a rocket at a desalination plant in Al Shuqaiq, but said no one was wounded in the attack and there was no damage caused to the facility.
In a statement carried by the official Saudi Press Agency SPA, coalition officials also said Saudi security forces were working to