Southwest Asia

Yemen drone strikes causing massive fires at Saudi oil facilities affect world oil prices

A group of Yemeni drones carried out a drone airstrike at two oil facilities of the state-owned Saudi oil giant Aramco, causing massive fires. A spokesperson for the Saudi Ministry of the Interior said in a statement that two targets were attacked: Aramco’s powerful oil and gas facility in Abkaik and Khurais’s oil reservoir. The source of the attacks was deliberately hidden in the Saudi statement, but later the Yemeni Huti movement claimed responsibility for the attacks, which was announced on Al Masirah TV channel. The official representative of the Yemeni movement, General Yahya Sare, said that 10 drones participated

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