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Saudi defence official: Iran providing Yemen's Houthis with drones, missiles

DUBAI (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia’s defence ministry spokesman on Monday accused Iran of smuggling missiles and drones to Yemen’s Houthi movement, which has stepped up cross-border attacks on the kingdom.

Colonel Turki al-Malki, who is also spokesman of the Saudi-led military coalition battling the Houthis, was speaking on Saudi-owned Al Arabiya television.

Reporting by Maher Chmaytelli and Ghaida Ghantous; Editing by Jon Boyle

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