There has been increased talk about a land corridor for delivering cargo from the Gulf, passing through the UAE, Saudi Arabia, and Jordan, and reaching Israeli ports.
This came as an alternative to the usual Bab El-Mandeb-Red Sea waterway due to Houthi attacks on Israel-bound ships and the ongoing conflict in the Red Sea.
Some Israeli officials and media outlets said that Saudi Arabia approved this corridor.
The following note provides a comprehensive overview of the following aspects:
- MBS’ position on the land corridor
- His stance on exploring alternative land routes to the Bab El-Mandeb-Red Sea waterway
- The Houthis’ stance on the land corridor