Yemen: Houthis Claim Downing Drone Near Saudi Border
Tue, 04 Aug 2020 | By middleeastmonitor | 15 Hits
The Houthi rebel group in Yemen claimed on Sunday that they shot down a reconnaissance drone near the Saudi Arabian border in the north of the country reports Anadolu Agency 8220We have shot down a USmade RQ20 Pumastyle reconnaissance plane in Harad north of Yemen near Jazan city of Saudi Arabia8221 Yahya Saree the groups spokesman said on Twitter He also added that the operation was recorded by the information center Yemen has been beset by violence and chaos since 2014 when Houthi rebels overran much of the country including t >>READ MORE
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Wed, 28 Oct 2020 21:01 | Hits : 6 | US
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Wed, 28 Oct 2020 21:00 | Hits : 13 | US
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Wed, 28 Oct 2020 18:01 | Hits : 5 | US
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