Egypt hailed on Saturday the prisoner swap between the Yemeni government and the Houthis, which is taking place under the auspices of the United Nations and the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC).
In a statement, the Egyptian Ministry of Foreign Affairs said it condemns “with the strongest terms” the Houthi attack through two drones in the city of Mukalla.
Yemen has coordinated with Egypt and Jordan to start flights through the Houthi-controlled Sanaa International Airport, said Yemeni Foreign Minister Ahmad Awad bin Mubarak on Friday.
President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi spoke with Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia His Royal Highness Prince Mohammed bin Salman Al Saud on Friday, said Presidential Spokesperson Bassam Rady.
Saudi news agency SPA reported that the Iran-backed Houthis launched four attacks on facilities in Saudi Arabia causing damages of some cars. No human causalities were reported.
Egypt stressed its solidarity with the United Arab Emirates in the measures it is taking to protect its security and stability, the statement added.
The attack left three civilians dead and several others wounded.
The UAE news agency (WAM) said that the ship was bound from the Island of Socotra and carrying medical equipment for establishing a field hospital in Jazan province. However, the Houthis’ Military Spokesperson Yahia Sarie said that the vessel was carrying military equipment.
Egypt has denounced Houthis' repeated “cowardly terrorist attacks” against Saudi Arabia territories, including the recent drone attacks against the southern part of the Kingdom.
A Saudi citizen and a Yemeni resident in Saudi Arabia were killed after Houthis militias fired a projectile on Jizan Province.
Egypt condemned in the strongest terms of the ballistic missile attacks that targeted the Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia by pro-Iranian Houthis
The attack killed 17 civilians, including a five-year-old girl.
Egypt also expressed its best wishes over the speedy recovery of the injured Saudis.
A marine captain who has been kidnapped by the Houthis in Yemen and released after negotiations with the Egyptian authorities has said Egypt exerted “enormous efforts” to free him.
Yemen’s Political Development Forum (PDF-Yemen) has called upon the UN Security Council to designate the Houthis as a terrorist group.
An official at Saudi Arabia’s ministry of energy said that a fire broke out in a fuel tank at a petroleum products distribution station in north Jeddah as a result of an attack with a projectile, Saudi state news agency (SPA) reported on Monday.
The attack caused a fire in the hoses of an offloading floating platform of an oil distribution refinery in Jazan Region following successful interception and destruction of the two boats in the southern Red Sea by the Joint Forces of the Coalition to Restore Legitimacy in Yemen.
The Foreign Ministry has expressed appreciation for the continuous efforts made by the United Nations special envoy for Yemen and the International Committee of the Red Cross to strike the deal.
Five civilians were injured after a military mortar launched by the Iranian-backed terrorist Houthi militia from Yemeni territories towards a village in Al-Harath Governorate in the Jizan region.
Arab Coalition forces carried out airstrikes at dawn Saturday, targeting Houthi militia centers near the Yemeni capital used to manufacture ballistic missiles and drones.