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DECEMBER 2021

Operation 6th Of Sha’ban: Houthis Attack Oil Facility Of Aramco Near Saudi Capital

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Operation 6th Of Sha'ban: Houthis Attack Oil Facility Of Aramco Near Saudi Capital

Illustrative image, source: the Houthis media wing

On March 19, the Houthis announced that they had carried out a large-scale attack on a facility of Saudi oil giant Aramco near the Kingdom’s capital Riyadh.

In a statement, Brig. Gen. Yahya Sari, a spokesman for the Houthis, said that the facility was targeted with six suicide drones during the operation that was named the “6th of Sha’ban” after the eight month of the Islamic calendar.

Brig. Gen. Sari said that the operation was successful, without providing further details. A day earlier, Houthi fighters launched a drone attack at Abha International Airport in southern Saudi Arabia.

“The General Command of the [Yemeni] Armed Forces affirms that its operations will continue and escalate as long as the aggression and siege are still ongoing,” the spokesman said.

The Saudi Ministry of Energy confirmed that an oil refinery near Riyadh was struck by several drones. A fire erupted as a result of the attack. However, there were no human losses.

“The Kingdom asserts that such acts of terrorism and sabotage, repeatedly committed against vital installations and civilian facilities, do not target the Kingdom alone, but more broadly the security and stability of energy supply to the world, as well as the global economy,” a spokesman for the ministry said in a statement.

Operation 6th of Sha’ban is the most recent in a series of large attacks launched by the Houthis on high-value targets in Saudi Arabia this year.

  • On February 28, the Houthis carried out Operation Deterrent Balance 5 which targeted several military positions in Riyadh as well as in the Kingdom’s southern cities of Abha and Khamis Mushait.
  • On March 7, the Yemeni group carried out Operation Deterrent Balance 6 which targeted the oil port of Ras Tanura on the eastern coast of Saudi Arabia along with positions in the southern provinces of ‘Asir and Jizan.

The Houthis’ recent operations are meant to deter Saudi Arabia, which appears to be determined to go on with its war on Yemen.

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Lone Ranger

Pretty brazen :)
I like it I only wish fuel prices wouldnt skyrocket…

Supreme Blyat

I only wish Russia had 1% of the balls of Houthis and Iran.

Lone Ranger

They have a 102%.

Supreme Blyat

Of your mom maybe.

Lone Ranger

I doubt, Im no ukrop.

Supreme Blyat

Anyway you’re not the sharpest tool in the shelf either. Russians having 102% of Houthis balls? Well well well I have to admit that is Possible!

Lone Ranger

Im so sharp I make razor blades look dull :)
Remind me who beat the Germans in WWII, doing the impossible…?
Oh wait, it was Russia.
Turning the tide in Iraq and Syria?
Yep, Russia too.
Wont even meantion the rest in between…

Supreme Blyat

Madagascar? Yep, Russia won there too. Tazmania? Yep Russia made history there too. Atlantida? Yep, Russia nuked it for attacking the first two.

Lone Ranger

I see the LSD has kicked in :).
Stay indoors, stay safe, hydrate…

Supreme Blyat

Worry about your krokodil. It makes you stink like dead.

Lone Ranger

I doubt since Im no ukrop…

Supreme Blyat

Siberian rat

Lone Ranger

Down Syndrome plagued Ukropnazi

Supreme Blyat

Moscal breed little green

Supreme Blyat

Worthless little green worm from stinky yurta.

Lone Ranger

Thats what your Mom said when he first saw your Dads pee pee :)

Supreme Blyat

You doubt but you are not sure.

Lone Ranger

Your told the same to your Mom when you asked whom your Dad is…

Supreme Blyat

I’m not a muzik like you so I don’t have two fathers.

Lone Ranger

You have three…

Supreme Blyat

You have none, your mom sat on a used condom she was colecting for diner

Lone Ranger

Cool story bacon, your Mom is sure creative about creating a condom Dad for you…

Supreme Blyat

Don’t stress your only neuron too much, youre funny anyways :)

Lone Ranger

Im more sharp with one neuron than you with 15billion.
How sad is that…

Just Me

Putin is now being insulted on a daily basis and will to grow a pair or look very weak.

Supreme Blyat

Working for 100 olygarchs with fat accounts in Western banks require a lot of diplomacy.

Ashok Varma

Russia mistakenly though that it would be welcomed as a somewhat European nation, despite the fact that vast majority of its population thinks of it as a Asian nation with 77% in a recent poll identifying close affinity with China. India, Iran, DPRK also ranked high in Russian public opinion polls. Turkey no so much.

Arthur Deodat Jr.

I guess naval blocade and starving the nation can’t be considered terrorism. Nor weddings and funeral bombings.

Hadi Heidary

““The Kingdom asserts that such acts of terrorism and sabotage, repeatedly committed against vital installations and civilian facilities, do not target the Kingdom alone, but more broadly the security and stability of energy supply to the world, as well as the global economy,” a spokesman for the ministry said in a statement.”
the only thing i see that being targeted is the saudi share on the oil market!! they are not the only oil-rich country out there!! there are at least several countries ready to take their place on the market

Pave Way IV

We cross-posted, Hadi Heidary. My thoughts exactly.

Jesus

The other countries with rich oil deposits might trade in currencies other than the dollar.
Saudis are loosing their share of the market as Houthi attacks continue to increase in intensity.

Just Me

Saudi oil production will come to a halt soon and that will only benefit Russia and Iran. Saudis economy or lack of it has already collapsed.

Ewan

Exactly – If Iran cannot sell its oil, then US sanctions are there not only to destroy Iran but to prop up Saudi Oil economy. No oil sale for Iran, then NO oil sale for Saudi Israelis. Iran proving that point and show that its hands are clean as Ansarullah doing the deed. Even new Iran proxies are attacking US troops and convoys in Iraq. Nothing the US can do but to leave, leaving Israelis undefended.

verner

the world can over look a shortfall of saudi crude for some time but a lengthy shortfall wil lcause the price to climb quite a bit, say another 60 to 80 bucks per bl.

Hadi Heidary

that’s not correct! venezuela has the highest oil reserve in the world and iran is the third or fourth country in the list with highest amount of oil! both are sanctioned by US and currently can’t sell their oil but their sanction can be reconsidered if needed!
but aside from that US oil production has drasticaly increased over the past years and Putin in Russia is an oportunitist who wouldn’t lose such an oportunity to make more money! and there are more country’s aswell who are not producing at their highest capacity!
tell you what, no only saudi oil absense will not be felt but other countries gonna be fighting eachother about who get to fill the void!!

verner

so you think the disunited states suddenly would loosen the sanctions on venezuela. iran is putting something like 1.5 to2 million barrels a day on to the market of which 100 pct is going east, china, india and korea maybe, even japan on the sly. us crude is of little interest for the world since it’s light, api degrees between 40 and 50 and of little interest other than a blend stock – the refining world needs crudes with api degrees from 25 to 30 to maximise output. and sure there are a few producers that can hike production temporarily but nothing like 10 million barrels a day. so in summary, saudi crude is of vital importance for the world economy, short term as well as long term.

Hadi Heidary

this isn’t a family friendly peace talk that you put it like that!!!
this is about worlds requirement , for example both Russia and US would rather cut off each other head! BUT they cooperate with each other because this way the world stability,Peace and Security can be preserved! so if saudi goes out of the picture i don’t see why a reconsideration about venezuela and iran sanctions wouldn’t be possible!!
besides you seem to forget that most of these sanction is being done by US itself! other countries like Russia and China don’t even agree to them , China and Russia is already helping Iran and Venezuela in oil section regardless of US sanctions, let alone smaller countries…
iran has the capacity to ramp up its oil production drasticaly in case of presence of buyer! the same thing can be said about venezuela(ofc they need a bit of repair but nothings impossible) , at the very least this can make up to 8 million barrel(this is the least)

FlorianGeyer

The Western nations are all signed up to ending the use of fossil fuels in their countries.
That being the case, why are Western countries all signed up to flood many oil and gas producing countries with proxy jewhadi terrorists in order to plunder the oil of other nations?

Ewan

Because Middle east not only oil producing but at the heart of Global Trade routes which all cross through the region – especially made more strategic by China BRI

FlorianGeyer

That being the case, it will be even more advantageous for the Middle East nations to embrace China in order to survive.

All the US and NATO would do is to export more jewhadi terrorism.

China would export jobs to the Middle East.

Just Me

6 advanced NOE hugging loitering munitions were fired by the Ansarallah, all hit their targets destroying a dozen storage tanks, offices and pumping station right outside Riyadh. The US morons fired over a dozen dud Patriots and Zionist Iron Dud, all failed and not a single interception. Next time the swarm will be bigger, unless the Saudi cowards leave Yemen.

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Great Khan

ANSARALLAH BROTHER STRONK!

Great Khan

ANSARALLAH BROTHER STRONK! warrior in sandal always win from Vietnam to Yemen,,,hahahahah Saudi khaplu coward mamtu kishmish,,,,,,,,

Just Me

Ansarallah release footage of King Khalid airbase after recent loitering munitions attack. Utter devastation. Saudi Airbase before and after The Yemenis visited …(all those patriots missiles were looking away!!!)..

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Garga

Those pics must be fake, there are debris everywhere and also a few craters.

If we learnt one thing from ISI “satellite” pics of before/after Israeli attacks on Syria, that is the targeted buildings turn into some sort of smudge with the general shape of building.
Disclaimer: Thinking that Israelis lie or use Photoshop automatically turns the thinker into an anti-Semite, Holocaust denier, and also based on geographical location either a Fascist or Islamic Fundamentalist.

Ashok Varma

Israel is not that different than Saudis, both are incompetent, braggarts that kill civilians. Israel for the fear of being shot down has used long range standoff missiles from occupied Golan that do no real damage. They sold India, very expensive SPICE munitions, but the manned air strike against Pakistan failed largely due to these faulty bombs. Israel is more hype than capability as the Iranian entrenchment in Syria has amply demonstrated.

Arch Bungle

One day I hope to see these in a modern art gallery …

Ewan

Then the entire world should stop the Saudis from committing agression against Yemen, simple

Pave Way IV

“The Kingdom asserts that such acts of terrorism and sabotage, repeatedly committed against vital installations and civilian facilities, do not target the Kingdom alone, but more broadly the security and stability of energy supply to the world, as well as the global economy,” a spokesman for the ministry said in a statement.

Just because you produce a lot of oil does not entitle you to be dickheads in Yemen. KSA only produces about 20% of global supply – an amount that can be made up quickly by all the other producers. Burning Saudi oilfields will affect supply (temporarily), not endanger it. Besides, everyone fucking hates Saudi Arabia. Think we care about your feed bucket of insane profits for your degenerate monarchy? Cry me a river, merchant. And get the fuck out of Yemen with your little mini-me, the UAE.

verner

10 to 12 pct about

Ashok Varma

After living in Dubai, I can tell you that Muslims from poorer nations like Pakistan, Egypt, Palestine, India, Bangladesh and even fellow Arabs from Syria, Lebanon, Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, Jordan, Yemen etc hate the Saudi arrogance and laziness. Saudis are regarded as primitive, uneducated Bedouin upstarts.

Pave Way IV

I have no ill will against the average Saudi or Emirati citizen. The only ‘face’ I ever see of either country is their tyrannical, corrupt monarchy, the degenerate Wahhabi death-cult and each country’s psychopathic ‘foreign policy’ that has killed millions. I know they spend a lot of money on propaganda and lobbying, but actions speak louder than words. The world knows what they’re up to.

Ýagmyr

Allahu Akbar!

RUteo

Medieval and criminals Skirts saudi

johnny rotten

Mozart wrote some opera that is suitable for the circumstances, with the tempo “allegro con brio” by now Houthi has taken a liking to it and his is really a beautiful triumphal march.

Just Me

With a price tag of about $3 million, the U.S. Army’s Patriot missile in its advertising campaign for Arab customers is among the most sophisticated on paper, not to mention costliest, surface-to-airdefense weapons in the world. Capable of flying five times the speed of
sound, the main purpose is to intercept other missiles. However, in actual battle conditions dating back to the first Gulf War, the $3 million per shot missile has proved to be an abysmal costly failure.

Developed and manufactured by Lockheed Martin and Raytheon and touted with Hollywood hype, Patriot missiles have been purchased by 13 countries, including the United States, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Qatar and Israel, since they came into service in the 1980s. The missiles are guided by radar, theoretically making them ideal for locking onto other projectiles, as well as fast-moving aircraft. Drones, for what it’s worth, would seem to fall into that category. However, as repeated successful Houthi drone and loitering munitions strikes have embarrassingly exposed that the Patriot is the world’s most expensive weapons epic fail after the F-35 boondoggle.

Ashok Varma

India rejected the problem plagued US Patriot missile defence system for the respected Russian S-400 missile. Despite relentless US pressure to buy the faulty F-35 Joint Strike Fighter, IAF turned it down due to high lost and low performance and opted for French Rafale, better suited to Indian needs.

francesco

Yes!!

Kamīrusan

US Air defense systems working as intended

FlorianGeyer

LOL.

Just Me

Saudi Arabia the closest U.S. ‘ally’ fired a $3 million Patriot missile at a $200 drone. Spoiler: The missile won.

Arch Bungle

The Boeing shareholders made out like bandits …

Just Me

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Arch Bungle

Intended to Fail.

Just Me

BEIRUT, LEBANON (4:40 P.M.) – A source from the Saudi Energy Ministry
confirmed to Sky News Arabia on Friday that the Saudi Aramco facilities
near the capital city of Riyadh were targeted by drones and caused damage.

“An official source in the Saudi Ministry of Energy condemns the
attack on the Riyadh refinery by drones and denounces these sabotage
acts targeting the security of energy supplies,” Sky News Arabia
reported via Twitter.

Ashok Varma

In a rare admission of defeat, Saudis acknowledge successful Houthi drone strike after videos emerge of billowing smoke from the Aramco facility/

Saudi Arabia said drones struck an oil facility in the capital of Riyadh on Friday, igniting a fire at the installation causing “considerable damage”.

Supreme Blyat

Kuddos to Houthis and Iran!!!!

Just Me

The newer Yemeni drones are precision guided NOE and can loiter for over 24 hours. Eyewitness reports say that they came in flying at less than 50 meters over highways and then hit their targets. The US morons fired a dozen dud Patriots and Zionist Iron Dud, all failed.

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Supreme Blyat

Sounds good but why the highways?

Pave Way IV

Best… tweet… ever. The world ‘treason’ means to betray one’s country, so the Saudis are whining because Americans are not supporting our mother country, Saudi Arabia.

I would say that about sums up U.S. leaders. They certainly don’t appear to have any allegiance to the United States.

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The Objective

Saudi Arabia, it’s time to get closer to Turkey. If there’s any country which can stabilize the situation in Yemen, it’s Turkey.

Emad Irani

nice joke hahaha

The Objective

We’ll know soon.

Ashok Varma

Nothing to really know, the Saudis are being hammered every day and on their knees.

Just Me

Congratulations, for posting the dumbest comments and being dumber than a rock :)

Just Me

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The Objective

Watch closely as the Syrian rebels kick the asses of your Shiite terrorists in Yemen soon. It’s your father who’s dumb for upbringing such a shame on humanity.

Arch Bungle

Here, have a downvote.

Furkan Sahin

they are collaborating with the Erdogan dictatorship so how can you support them?

Ashok Varma

Saudis are floundering all over the place after stuck in a quagmire. Their traditional Wahhabi madrassa Pakistani military has abandoned them and not willing to die in Yemen. They are now courting Israel, Greece and India, however they have no military capability so besides oil have no real use for anyone. China is now buying more Iranian oil than Saudi.

Arch Bungle

As usual, you’re delusional. Turkey created a shitshow in Syria. Also a Shitshow in Libia.

Everything Turkey touches turns to shit.

You want the Turks to turn Saudi Arabia into more of a shitshow than it is?

Ashok Varma

Turkey and Qatar support Muslim Brotherhood that is opposed to the Wahhabi brand and more pan-Arab and Islamist. You are unaware of regional realities and not objective to say the least. Saudis are also conducting joint military drills with Greece and India.

Pave Way IV

Ansar Allah has al-Atif and is advancing on Aydat al Ra. Saudis bailing out of Dushsh Haqn cauldron. All under a rain of F-15 strikes.
https://www.google.com/maps/d/u/0/viewer?mid=1k_5mC2oHM9Lj4I5irFA0pkXbqKQ&ll=15.486978188385132%2C45.187537307130334&z=13

Just Me

Marib oilfields have fallen and even Aden would be hard to hold by the Hadi puppet cowards. The Saudis are on the run. This latest strike on Aramco Riyadh as even the Jew mouthpiece Reuters has acknowledged has really rattled the Saudis.

BEIRUT, LEBANON (8:20 P.M.) – The Ansarallah Movement (Houthi forces)
announced on Friday evening that it had targeted the Saudi King Khalid
Air Base with two drones. Al-Masirah TV quoted the spokesman for the
Ansarallah-aligned Yemeni armed forces, Yahya Sare’a: “The Air Force is
targeting King Khalid Air Base in Khamis Mushait with two drones and have destroyed a F-15 in a hanger.”

Ashok Varma

Air power has never won any war, especially Saudis with a handful of foreign mercenary operated aircraft bombing civilians in Yemen only help create more Houthi resistance fighters. Yemenis like all tribal people have an Afghan BADAL (revenge) system ingrained in their psyche. Every Yemeni civilian that the Saudi cowards kill ensures more resistance fighters.

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