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On the evening of November 1, 2023, Brigadier General Yahya Sare'e, the spokesman of the armed forces affiliated with Yemen's Iran-backed Ansar Allah Movement (the Houthis), issued a statement claiming that the "Yemeni Armed Forces" had launched a "large barrage of drones" in the preceding hours against "several targets deep inside the Zionist entity in occupied Palestine," further alleging that the drones had "arrived at their targets, by Allah's grace."
The statement also declared that the Houthi armed forces "continue to carry out their military operations in support and defense of the victimized Palestinian people and in response to the calls and demands of the Yemeni people and all peoples of the ummah [Islamic nation], until the Israeli aggression against our brothers in steadfast Gaza stops."
A day earlier, Sare'e had claimed launching a "large barrage of ballistic missiles, cruise missiles, and a great quantity of drones" towards Israel, following which the Israel Defense Forces confirmed intercepting a surface-to-surface missile and another aerial threat in the Red Sea area. The Houthi general further claimed the October 31 attack was the "third operation in defense of our oppressed brothers in Palestine." On November 1, Telegram accounts affiliated with the Houthis and other Iran-backed militias released a video documenting the launch of ballistic missiles and drones.
 Telegram, November 1, 2023.
 See MEMRI JTTM Report: Houthi Ansar Allah Movement Claims Missile And Drone Attacks On ‘Zionist Enemy;’ Threatens ‘Additional High-Quality Blows;’ Senior Houthi Official: ‘War In Palestine Has Become War Against Islam;’ Adds, ‘Current Conflict Will Differ From Previous Rounds’, October 31, 2023
 See MEMRI JTTM Report: Telegram Outlets Affiliated With Iran's Proxies Publish Video Of October 31 Houthi Drone, Missile Attack On Israel, November 1, 2023.
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