Yemeni armed forces execute Operation Yemen Hurricane III
Yemeni armed forces spokesperson Brigadier General Yahya Saree announces Operation Yemen Hurrican III, which targeted Abu Dhabi.
Yemeni Armed Forces Spokesperson Brigadier General Yahya Saree announced on Monday that Yemen's armed forces executed Operation Yemen Hurricane III, which targeted the UAE.
Saree said that a number of important targets were struck in Abu Dhabi using Zulfiqar ballistic missile, and other key targets were also struck in Abu Dhabi using Samad-3 drones.
He stressed that the "Emirati enemy statelet" will remain unsafe so long as the tools of the Israeli enemy within it "continue their aggression against us". He also warned UAE citizens, residents and companies to stay away from vital facilities, as they are liable to be targeted.
Saree also emphasized that the Yemeni armed forces will not stand idly by as the Yemeni people suffer under the blockade and aggression, adding that they will continue their legitimate defense of Yemen until the end of the aggression and the lifting of the blockade.
Sources revealed to Al Mayadeen yesterday that aviation was halted at Abu Dhabi International airport, and Saree tweeted that "the Yemeni armed forces will announce in the coming hours the details of a wide military operation in the UAE depth."
The first Yemen Hurrican operation took place on January 17, and the second on January 24. The operation was "in response to the escalation of aggression against the country," Saree said in a statement.
Israeli media: Yemeni attacks on UAE message to "Israel" as well
Israeli Channel 13's military affairs expert said that the timing of this last attack by the Yemeni armed forces against the Emirati capital of Abu Dhabi not only carries a message to the UAE but also "Israel".
Israeli media had reported that the attack was an attempt to sabotage the visit of Israeli president Isaac Herzog, who was at the hotel during the attack, and the UAE's air defense systems were activated during Herzog's visit to Abu Dhabi.
Channel 13's Arab affairs expert said the UAE hopes to receive Israeli military aid to halt the Yemeni attacks, and added that the Emirates sees its relationship with "Israel" as one that exceeds diplomacy and politics, and is hoping to form a defense alliance with it.