Saudi Arabia’s air defenses intercept four Houthi militia drones

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Saudi air defenses intercepted four Houthi militia drones and a ballistic missile targeting Saudi Arabia’s southern region on Saturday, according to Al Arabiya sources in the Arab coalition.

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The coalition sources said that measures are being taken to protect civilians against hostility from the Iran-backed Houthi militia forces in Yemen.

An Arab-led coalition intervened in Yemen’s civil war in March 2015.

Drone attacks by Houthi forces on Saudi targets have become common in recent years.

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