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Yemen rebels fired at Saudi Arabia's missile

Yemen rebels fired at Saudi Arabia's missile

Yemen's Defense Ministry said the missile attack "shook the Saudi capital" and the operation was successful.

The conflict escalated when Saudi Arabia and its Arab allies launched a massive air campaign in 2015 aimed at reversing Houthi military gains and shoring up Yemen's embattled government.

Saudi Arabia's Civil Aviation Authority said the missile did not cause any damage to King Khalid International Airport and flights were not disrupted.

The missile was sacked across Saudi Arabia's southern border by Yemen's Houthi rebels, according to several Houthi-owned media outlets, including Al-Masirah and SABA.

"This hostile and random act by the Houthis proves that one of the terrorism-supporting countries in the region supports the Houthis", the statement said.

A Saudi military spokesman condemned the attack in a statement, saying the missile was sacked "indiscriminately" towards a populated civilian area.

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There were no injuries, it said.

Yemeni Houthi forces have claimed responsibility for the attempted strike, Al Jazeera reported, citing a spokesman for the rebels.

"The Saudi regime can not hide the heavy fires that was seen by thousands of Saudi nationals in the King Khalid Airport premises as result of the Yemeni missile", the official said.

The reports come a few hours after Lebanon's prime minister Saad Hariri spectacularly announced his resignation in a fiery speech televised from the Saudi capital, where he tore into what he called Iran's attempts to wrest complete control of Lebanon.

"This is not the end".


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