Arab Coalition intercepts Houthi drones targeting Saudi Arabia

The Arab Coalition supporting the legitimate government in Yemen intercepted on Monday several drones laden with explosives launched by the Iranian-allied Houthi militia toward Saudi Arabia.

Arab Coalition Spokesperson Turki al-Maliki said “The terrorist, Iran-backed Houthi militia has launched this evening, Monday, a number of bomb-laden UAVs toward civilians and civilian objects in the Kingdom,” according to a statement carried by Saudi Press Agency (SPA).

“The Joint Coalition forces have intercepted a number of them, and the rest are under constant monitoring,” added al-Maliki.

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Earlier on Monday, The Arab Coalition welcomed the willingness of the Yemeni government and the separatist Southern Transitional Council (STC) to heed the Kingdom’s call for a ceasefire and to hold talks to discuss implementing the “Riyadh Agreement.”

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Last Update: Monday, 22 June 2020 KSA 22:50 - GMT 19:50
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