Yemen's Houthis chief: operations with Islamic Resistance in Iraq against Israel will intensify

FILE PHOTO: Houthi leader Abdul-Malik al-Houthi addresses followers ahead of Ramadan in Sanaa

DUBAI (Reuters) - The leader of Yemen's Houthis, Abdul Malik al-Houthi, said on Thursday the group's operations against Israel, carried out with the group Islamic Resistance in Iraq, would intensify.

Earlier, Houthi military spokesperson Yahya Saree said the group launched two joint military operations with the Iraqi Islamic Resistance against ships at Israel's Haifa port - though the Israeli military denied the report.

Islamic Resistance in Iraq said it carried out two operations with the Houthis on Haifa port, according to a statement on its Telegram channel.

(Reporting by Clauda Tanios in Dubai and Yomna Ehab and Enas Alashray in Cairo; Editing by Alex Richardson)