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Houthis taking battle to Saudis with upgraded weapons cache

It's unclear whether Iran is providing weapons to the Houthis in Yemen, but whatever the source, the rebels are making good use of bomb-laden drones and even missiles.

Houthi rebels launched several attacks against government targets in Yemen's Marib province July 4, using a ballistic missile and armed drones. The missile destroyed the governor's house and damaged others nearby, the government confirmed, adding that no one was killed.

The Houthis also claimed to have killed dozens of people in other attacks in Marib that day, using drones armed with bombs. One attack was said to have been against a Patriot missile system that the Saudi-led military coalition — which supports the Yemeni government against the Houthis — had supplied to the government, but no other details were given. There were also reports that Saudi Arabia on July 4 intercepted drones targeting its Jizan airport.

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