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Yemen rebel missile shot down near Saudi capital

Yemen rebel missile shot down near Saudi capital

News of the alleged missile launch comes just hours before President Donald Trump is scheduled to arrive in Riyadh as part of his first overseas trip as president.

Houthi-run al-Masirah television said on its Twitter account that rebel "rocket forces launched a Volcano-2 ballistic missile on the capital of Saudi Arabia".

Saudi Arabia says it has destroyed a ballistic missile fired by Houthi militia from Yemen.

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Saudi Air Defense Forces have managed to intercept a ballistic missile on Friday evening.

Meanwhile, the Saudi-led coalition air forces in an immediate retaliatory action have destroyed the missile launching pads in Yemen from where the ballistic missile was sacked. Saudi Air defense destroyed the missile, following intercepting it, and no casualties were reported. His first worldwide destination as president, Saudi Arabia, is where he reportedly registered eight companies during his campaign. He is expected to conclude important security and trade deals there. The United States has been the main supplier for most Saudi military needs, from F-15 fighter jets to command and control systems worth tens of billions of dollars in recent years.

A Yemeni school girl stands outside a school damaged in an airstrike in the southern Yemeni city of Ta'izz, March 16, 2017.

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The Sunni monarchy has been backing Yemeni President Abd Rabbuh Mansur Hadi in his standoff with the Shiite Houthi movement that started in 2015.

Latest tallies show that the imposed war has so far killed over 12,000 Yemenis and wounded thousands more. The figures, however, could drastically increase if the Saudi war machine continues to breathe fire on Yemeni people.

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