Iran provides Yemen’s Houthis material for explosives, report says


Iran is providing Yemen’s Houthi rebels with materials to manufacture armour-piercing improvised explosive devices, according to a new report by an arms tracking group.

“Improvised weapons used by Yemen’s Houthi forces have been manufactured using the same, identically configured components as those recovered from Iranian-backed groups in Bahrain,” said James Bevan, executive director of Conflict Armament Research (CAR), a UK-based organisation that monitors the flow of weapons to conflict zones.

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Source: The National