US Air Force Claims Houthis’ Missile Capability Was Allegedly Provided by Iran

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Iran has repeatedly denied claims of the alleged arms supplies to the Yemeni Houthi rebels, however, has made no secret of its political support for the Shiite movement.

The commander for southwest Asia of the US Air Forces Central Command Jeffrey Harrigian has alleged that Iran had provided the Yemeni Houthi rebels with a ballistic missile capability due to which they carried out an attack targeting Saudi Arabia.

Houthis’ Missile Attack

The claim comes almost a week after Saudi Arabia intercepted a missile launched by the Houthis, prompting the Saudi-led coalition to call the attack an “act of war” and hold Tehran responsible for arming the Yemeni rebels, a claim repeatedly denied by the Islamic Republic, although it makes no secret of the country’s political support for the Shiite…

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