In mid-September, Yemeni resistance forces attacked the heart of Saudi Arabias oil industry destroying Aramco plants in Khurais and Abqaiq plunging the world in shock and awe.
A multi-layered and sophisticated intelligence operation set the ground for the pre-dawn strikes by 10 Yemeni drones causing huge fires for hours. Drones flew more than 1,000 km from Yemen before successfully cracking the backbone of the Saudi regimes economy. With a military budget of $200,000, Yemeni resistance forces managed to inflict damage numbering in the billions of dollars.
Aramco or Saudi Arabian oil company produces more oil than any other company exporting more crude oil than any country around the globe. The regime has high hopes on listing Aramco which is widely regarded as the largest-ever IPO. But the damage to the regime is not simply restricted to economy. Political observers argue that the Yemeni forces claims of cooperation by people inside Saudi Arabia are a significant indication that Riyadh is heading for major national upheaval sooner or later.
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