Yemen’s Houthi movement said in a statement that it had conducted an attack near the border with the southern Saudi region of Najran and captured several “army officers”, “thousands” of enemy troops and “hundreds of vehicles”.

“The Armed Forces of Yemen have announced a large-scale military operation near Najran. The enemy has suffered heavy losses in equipment and manpower. Thousands of enemy soldiers were captured, killed and hundreds wounded”, Houthi forces spokesman Gen. Yahya Saria said.

In particular, according to Saria, just 72 hours after the start of the operation, the Houthis managed to encircle “three military brigades of enemy forces”, which were completely defeated, resulting in hundreds of square kilometres being “liberated”. Saria stated that among the prisoners captured after the battle there are Saudi soldiers and officers, as well as many commanders and military personnel of other nationalities.

The Saudi Arabian authorities haven’t yet commented on the reports.

A day earlier, media reported, citing sources, that Riyadh had agreed to the move in response to the Houthis’ announcement last week about halting drone attacks on Saudi Arabia. The statement came after the Houthis claimed responsibility for attacks on Saudi oil facilities earlier in September that resulted in a sharp drop in the kingdom’s oil production.

Last week, the Houthis said they were ready to stop their attacks on Saudi Arabia, adding that they expected Saudi authorities to halt military actions against Yemen as a reciprocal move.

For several years, Yemen has been engulfed in an armed conflict between government forces, led by President Abdrabuh Mansour Hadi, and the Houthi movement. The Saudi-led coalition has been carrying out airstrikes against the Houthis at Hadi’s request since March 2015.

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Source: Sputnik

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Andrew

Send the highest ranking body to the Saudi oilfields via drone.

Marg bar jomhuri Eslami
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Marg bar jomhuri Eslami

It’s true that terrorists like Houthis didn’t signed the Geneva convention…
Their drones range 120km, they can’t reach the oilfield. And payload is only 30kg

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Is it true your
Sister sells P lan centa on tv
Why SHOULD anyone address a child who ask

By wrongful standards of question within a accusation
Only terrorists
I see or heard of IS
Sister Plan Centa cookies
Is above BANGLADESHi
Comfort womyn price
Drop the price
Gain answer.

NKusa
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Marg why did you leave
Mr Simpson to become Saudi
Boot lika
E salami I do have pictures & video sister beaten
PRO. LAPSE
MANGLE WORSE
THAN #houston500

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Nestor Arapa

De ser cierto, excelente noticia.

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Karel Vd Geest

I cannot tell about the merits of this ofvthis war. All I know a country, marginal to begin with,; is being destroyed. A civilisation is being destroyed. I understand the geoplitical issues, but is it worth it?

Marg bar jomhuri Eslami
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Marg bar jomhuri Eslami

They only hold the 6th of the country.
Zaydis are 15% of Yemen’s population. Houthis are a sect of Zaydi religious fanatics and they started this war.

Takuto
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Takuto

Controlling the oil streets in the sea.

German
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German

Stop using drugs! Any evidence?

Marg bar jomhuri Eslami
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Marg bar jomhuri Eslami

PressTV (Iran) announced it 17 hours ago, still nether a single picture nor a video…
I smell AH-64 spoiled the party or smth like that.

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Mars bar & jam hurts my E.
Salami
I wonder why
Leachate juice & plan centa
Is a protein shake
Houthis dont need
Such Rancid
Backwash

You smelling rancid
Pork and pla centa
NOT AH-64 fuselage

Marg bar jomhuri Eslami
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Marg bar jomhuri Eslami

Videos? Pictures?