Houthi: Saudis open airspace to Israeli flights, maintain aerial blockade on Yemen

Houthi: Saudis open airspace to Israeli flights, maintain aerial blockade on Yemen

The leader of Yemen’s popular Ansarullah resistance movement has lambasted Saudi Arabia for allowing Israeli flights to cross over its airspace while traveling to or from the United Arab Emirates, arguing that the controversial measure comes as the Riyadh regime has maintained a tight all-out blockade on war-torn Yemen.

“While Saudi Arabia maintains a blockade on Yemen’s airspace, the Riyadh regime opened the skies of the holy cities of Mecca and Medina for the Israeli prime minister (Naftali Bennett) to fly to the UAE,” Abdul-Malik al-Houthi said at a meeting with several visiting Yemeni tribal delegations in the capital Sana’a on Sunday evening.

The Israeli prime minister met the UAE’s de facto ruler on December 13. He became the first leader of the Israeli regime to visit the Persian Gulf state, more than a year after the two sides agreed to establish formal relations.

Bennett had a meeting with Abu Dhabi’s Crown Prince…

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