Riyadh — The Arab Coalition said on Saturday that the Iran-backed Houthis continue to violate international navigation in the Red Sea.
In a press briefing headed by the Arab Coalition spokesman Brig, the Coalition said. Gen. Turki Al-Maliki that the militia violated international laws with piracy and kidnappings in international waters.
He stressed that the Iranian Revolutionary Guards planned the Houthi piracy attacks, presenting a set of evidence, including photos and videos.
Recommended: Where to call in case of emergency in Saudi Arabia?
Al-Maliki said the Houthis launched 432 ballistic missiles from Yemen’s Hodeidah port and 100 booby-trapped boats to target navigation in the Red Sea.
He said the Arab Coalition had reported 13 violations against commercial ships by Houthi piracy militia from Hodeidah; including the destruction of dozens of mines planted by the militia in the Red Sea.
Meanwhile, the Coalition reported that the militias planned to attack and hijack the Emirati-flagged Rawabi ship in international waters; adding that the vessel was carrying aid for those affected by the cyclones on the island of Socotra.
During a video presentation, the Arab Coalition said that the Houthis attacked the oil tanker Rabigh 3 in the south of the Red Sea and targeted the Saudi oil tanker Abaqiq in the Red Sea.
Al-Maliki said the Houthi violations represent the Iranian threats to international navigation.