SANAA, July 9 (YPA) – Israel was involved in the war waged by the Saudi-led coalition on Yemen since the start of 2015 year, after discovering a large depot of Israeli-made weapons and ammunition inside the Saudi embassy in the capital, Sanaa.
According to a Middle East Monitor’s report, In addition to Israeli weapons, the report confirmed revealing documents detailing America’s intentions to establish a military base on Brem Island, near Bab al-Mandab, for protecting America’s interests and Israel’s security.
The report did not bear any surprise from the increasing normalization between Israel and the Gulf states, especially after the announcement of the UAE-backed Southern Transitional Council (STC) that described Zionist entity as a friend, after holding a series of the UAE-supervised secret meetings in Aden city.
The report referred to the statements of the deputy-head of the STC, Hani bin Brek, who said earlier that the relations with Israeli occupation entity are very good, which Israel’s policy aimed at supporting an independent state in Yemen, like Kurdish state.
It explained that Israel showed a strong desire to secure the southern port of Eilat to be connected to the Suez Canal as a shipping lane across the Red Sea and Bab al-Mandab to the Indian Ocean and beyond, which is of vital importance to Israel.
The report recalled the wars of Israel with the Arabs in the years 1956, 1967 and 1973, when Yemen closed the Strait of Bab al-Mandab, which has been considered by Israel entity as a war act against it.
Moreover, the report confirmed that all parties that wage the war on Yemen aimed to take over all the sea outlets leading to Aden Gulf, Arabian Sea, and Indian Ocean.
It continued, “The Israeli support towards the Saudi militias considered a disturbing development regarding the maintenance of a united Yemen, and Tel Aviv’s attempts to support the emergence of an independent state in the region, especially after Saudi Arabia announced its desire to expand beyond its control over Aden and parts of Al-Dhalea and Lahj governorates.
On the other hand, the report touched upon the statement issued by the Minister of the Rescue Government in Sanaa, Dhaifallah Al-Shami, who said. “The Israeli enemy considers Yemen as a real threat against, especially in Yemen’s strategic location, so Israel occupation has worked to find a foothold in Yemen through the UAE’s role.
In a televised speech, Mr. Abdul-Malik Al-Houthi, the leader of the revolution in Yemen, said that Saudi Arabia and the UAE stand alongside with Israel occupation state, which is the main enemy of the Islamic world.
Al-Houthi added, “the United States and Israel seek to occupy and enslave the Yemeni people, and they want to divide the Islamic community through their conspiracies.
Last year, Minister of Defense in the National Salvation Government, Mohamed Al-Atefi, late made threats against Israel due to its involvement in the war on Yemen, declaring that there is a bank for military and naval targets would be targeted when the leadership decided to do so.
These are the threats that Israel has taken seriously, especially after the development of the Yemeni army’s military capabilities and its ability to use drones, which makes Israel expresses its readiness to attack the Houthi targets near Bab al-Mandab.
Finally, the report said that the direct military confrontation between Israel and the Houthis is unlikely. Although the two sides expressed their willingness to take action if necessary.