Yemen’s Houthi fighters claimed responsibility for an attack on oil storage facilities in Saudi Arabia’s port city of Jeddah in the early hours of the morning on 23 November. The attack came just hours after high level talks between Saudi Arabia, the US and reportedly Israel in the under-construction Neom ‘city of the future’ in Saudi Arabia’s far northwest.

Amid rising concerns that the outgoing US administration is considering military action against the Houthis’ backer Iran, the attack served as a reminder of Iran’s asymmetric military capabilities. (CONTINUED - 1130 WORDS)