Yemen’s Houthi rebels hit Aramco, other facilities in Saudi Arabia
22 March 2022 | 3:01 pm
The coalition fighting in Yemen said Houthi hit several economic facilities in Saudi Arabia. This comes days after the rebels rejected a GCC invitation for talks on the conflict.
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