TV: The Saudi-led coalition thwarts a Houthi attack in Yemen


This content was published on January 23, 2021 – Jul 15:47,

DUBAI (Reuters) – Saudi Al-Hadath TV reported on its Twitter page that the kingdom-led coalition fighting the Yemeni Houthi movement had foiled a Houthi attack on the Saudi capital, Riyadh, on Saturday.

The television quoted the coalition as saying, “It intercepted and destroyed a hostile air target towards the city of Riyadh.”

Since 2015, the coalition has been fighting the Houthi movement in Yemen, which has launched cross-border attacks with missiles and drones targeting Saudi cities.

A Houthi spokesman later denied on Twitter on Saturday that the group had carried out any operations against the coalition in the past 24 hours.

(Press coverage of Hadeel Al-Sayegh – Prepared by Muhammad Faraj for the Arab Newsletter – Edited by Muhammad Al-Yamani)


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