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Saudis force landing of Red Cross plane intercepted over Yemen

By ethan / July 25, 2018

A Red Cross airplane flying over Yemen was forced to land in Saudi Arabia, the Saudi-led coalition said, accusing the aircraft of altering its course to fly over an area of military operations. Four passengers were on board the plane, which took off from Yemen’s capital Sanaa on Tuesday and headed south to Djibouti, a […]


Ballistic missile launched by Houthi rebels intercepted over Riyadh – Saudi media (VIDEO)

By ethan / June 24, 2018

Loud explosions rocked the sky above Riyadh on Sunday evening. The blasts occurred during the interception of a “ballistic missile” launched by Houthi fighters from the neighboring war-torn Yemen, the Saudi media says. Videos started surfacing online, purportedly showing the reported explosions. Saudi-based Al-Ikhbariya TV later stated that air-defense troops intercepted a “ballistic missile” launched by […]


Yemen’s Houthis claim ‘Saudi base’ strike as Riyadh says it intercepted missile fired at ‘civilians’

By ethan / May 20, 2018

Saudi Arabia has managed to intercept a ballistic missile launched from Yemen into a “civilian area,” according to the Arab coalition. Houthi rebels meanwhile claimed they had targeted and successfully hit a Saudi military base. Two ballistic missiles were fired on Saturday evening from Yemen into Saudi Arabia, allegedly targeting Khamis Mushait, a city in […]


Saudi Arabia intercepted ‘Houthi missile’ over Riyadh

By ethan / April 11, 2018

Saudi Arabia’s air defense forces intercepted a missile over Riyadh on Wednesday, state media reports. Houthi rebels reportedly fired a number of missiles towards a Saudi government building. The announcement came after three blasts and clouds of smoke were seen in the sky in Riyadh. Snapchat footage taken in Riyadh shows distinctive white and brown […]


Israeli military say they intercepted 2 rockets launched from Gaza Strip

By ethan / December 13, 2017

Published time: 13 Dec, 2017 18:59 Edited time: 13 Dec, 2017 19:52 The Israeli military have “successfully intercepted” two rockets targeting Israel, its defense forces have announced, claiming that the attack was launched from the Gaza Strip. The rockets were intercepted by the Israeli Air Force, an IDF spokesperson said on Twitter. Media reports said […]

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