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Yemeni Crisis (2011–present)

The Royal Saudi Air Defense intercepts a ballistic missile fired from Yemen over the Saudi capital Riyadh that caused panic among residents. Houthis say they fired several Burkan-2 missiles at targets in Saudi Arabia, including Saudi Aramco oil facilities. Separately, Saudi Air Defenses shoot down two Houthi-operated Qasef-1 drones near the border.

Saudi forces say they have intercepted missiles over Riyadh, Najran and Jazan in latest attacks on Saudi territory

  1. Middle East Eye
  2. Reuters
Houthis fire ballistic missiles at Saudi capital and oil sites Saudi Arabia intercepts missile over Riyadh: Al Arabiya