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Yemen’s Houthis eye further Iranian support for war against Saudi Arabia

Amid renewed tensions between the Houthis and Saudi Arabia, and with diminishing prospects for peace, the Houthi authorities may see new opportunities to extract more economic and military aid from their ally Iran following the killing of IRGC Quds Force commander General Qassim Soleimani. Tehran and the Houthis were drawing closer together even before the US drone strike which killed the Iranian military leader on 3 January.

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