Saudi Arabia losing ground and allies in its war on Yemen

Recently, the Yemeni Houthis were successfully able to carry out a drone strike on an oilfield in Saudi Arabia, and currently possess drones with a range covering all of Saudi Arabia.

August 21, 2019 by Peoples Dispatch

With this, and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) withdrawing its forces from Yemen, the Saudis are fast losing their hold over Yemen. NewsClick’s Editor-in-Chief Prabir Purkayastha talks about these developments, along with the implications of the tanker wars between Iran and UK on the overall situation in the region.