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Arab coalition intercepts Houthis' ballistic missile in western Taiz

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The Saudi-led Arab coalition has intercepted a ballistic missile launched by Iran-backed Houthis in western Taiz in Yemen, Sky News Arabia reported on Tuesday. 

This came few hours after the coalition's raids targeted three vehicles belonging to Houthis and former Yemeni president Ali Abdullah Saleh. 

The coalition also conducted four other raids targeting Shiite Houthis hiding inside a cement factory in Maqbana directorate in western Taiz.  

Impoverished Yemen has remained in a state of civil war since 2014, when Iran-allied Houthi terrorists overran much of the country, including the capital Sanaa.

Saudi Arabia and its Arab allies launched a massive air campaign in 2015 aimed at expelling Houthis from the country and shoring up Yemen’s embattled government.

Over 3 million people have fled their homes since the onset of the conflict, and more than 20 million throughout the country are in need of humanitarian assistance, according to the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC).



Last Modified: Wednesday، 02 August 2017 10:51 AM