Gulf’s glitter is now under attack

Since the firing of the missiles, Yahya Sarea, the spokesperson of the Houthis, has advised foreign companies and investors to leave, saying the situation was not stable. The Houthis, he said, were prepared to “meet escalation with escalation”.

Ballistic Houthis

A US military official acknowledged the assistance of American Patriot missile batteries that prevented the Houthi missiles from striking targets in Abu Dhabi. The Houthi military spokesman, Yehia Sarei, confirmed the attacks, saying the rebels targeted several sites in the UAE with both Zulfiqar ballistic missiles and drones.

43 Houthis killed in Saudi-led airstrikes

"The airstrikes targeted the rebel positions, gatherings and reinforcements on the frontlines in Sirwah district, killing 43 and destroying nine weapons-mounted vehicles,"

Saudi-led airstrikes in Yemen kill 20 Houthis

Yemen has been mired in civil war since late 2014 when the Houthi group seized control of much of the country's north and forced the Saudi-backed government of President Abd-Rabbuh Mansour Hadi out of the capital Sanaa.