(Senior research fellow at the International Institute for Counterterrorism (ICT) at the Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya and former deputy head of Israel’s National Security Council)
Copyright: @ 2022 Research Institute for European and American Studies (www.rieas.gr) Publication date: 21 November 2022
While the world's attention is focused on the Iranian-made drone attacks conducted by Russia against infrastructure and energy targets in Ukraine, the Houthis, Iran's allies, are conducting attacks against energy targets in Yemen. The drone strikes against energy targets in both Ukraine and Yemen began in October 2022.
The drones supplied by Iran to its ally Russia, and the Houthi rebels in Yemen are wreaking havoc, damaging critical energy infrastructures and jeopardizing the world's energy security.
Since October 2022, the Iran-backed Houthis launched 3 drone attacks on oil terminals in Hadramout and Shabwa in an effort to halt tankers from delivering the nation’s oil exports from the government-controlled territories to the global market.... Read more