UAE condemns Iran for aiding Yemen militias following Makkah attack
Houthi militias fired a failed ballistic missile that hit 65 km away from Saudi Arabia's holy city of Makkah
The United Arab Emirates foreign minister has condemned Iran for aiding and supporting Houthi militias in Yemen following an attempted attack on Makkah.
UAE’s Foreign Minister Abdullah bin Zayed tweeted his condemnation on Friday saying that “Iran claims itself Islamic while supporting militias firing of rockets into Makkah”.
The Arab Coalition fighting in Yemen said on Thursday that it intercepted a ballistic missile that hit 65 km away from Saudi Arabia's holy city of Makkah, saying it was fired by militias in Yemen.
The missile was fired from Saada province towards Makkah, the coalition said. No damage has been reported.