Tag: ballistic missile

n image grab taken from a video handed out by Yemen's Huthi rebels on March 27, 2018 shows what appears to be Huthi military forces launching a ballistic missile on March 25 reportedly from the capital Sanaa. / AFP PHOTO / Anssarullah Media Center / - / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL …

Saudi Arabia Says New Yemen Missile Intercepted

Saudi air defences on Sunday intercepted a ballistic missile over the southern city of Jizan after being fired from rebel-held territory in neighbouring Yemen, a Saudi-led military coalition said.

Yemeni fighters loyal to the government backed by the Saudi-led coalition ride in the back of a pickup truck during their the offensive in the Mesini Valley in the vast province of Hadramawt in February 2018

U.S. Army Green Berets Assist Saudis in Yemen While Sudan Considers Pullout

The New York Times reported on Thursday that U.S. Army Green Berets have been quietly working with Saudi forces in Yemen since late last year, allegedly in contradiction of official statements that America gave only logistical and intelligence support to the Saudi-led campaign against Iran-backed Houthi insurgents. The news comes as Sudan considers withdrawing from participation in the Saudi intervention, which has now been in progress for over three years.

"Saudi air defence forces intercept a missile northeast of Riyadh," Saudi state news channel Al-Akhbariya said

Saudis Intercept Seven Missiles Fired by Iran-Backed Rebels in Yemen

The Iran-backed Houthi rebels of Yemen fired a salvo of seven ballistic missiles at Saudi Arabia on Sunday night, targeting the cities of Najran, Jizan, Khamis Mushait, and the capital of Riyadh. Saudi defense forces say they were able to intercept all seven missiles. One fatality and two injuries were reported as debris from an intercepted missile fell on a home in Riyadh and killed an Egyptian resident. The death marked the first fatality on Saudi soil from a Houthi attack.

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Yemen’s Iran-Backed Rebels Target Saudi Royal Palace with Ballistic Missile

Yemen’s Iran-backed Houthi rebels attacked the capital of Saudi Arabia, with a ballistic missile on Tuesday, specifically targeting the Saudi royal palace. Saudi media reports that air defenses were able to intercept the missile. Reporters in Riyadh heard an explosion and saw a “plume of smoke” in the sky above the city.

A supporter of the Shiite Huthi movement looks on during a gathering in the capital Sanaa, on August 24, 2017, to mobilize more fighters in the conflict against pro-government forces. / AFP PHOTO / STRINGER (Photo credit should read STRINGER/AFP/Getty Images)

Saudi Arabia Says it Will Reopen Yemen Airports, Seaports

CAIRO — Saudi Arabia said Monday that the Saudi-led coalition fighting Shiite rebels in Yemen will begin reopening airports and seaports in the Arab world’s poorest country, days after closing them over a rebel ballistic missile attack on Riyadh.

FILE - In this Aug. 25, 2017 file photo, People search under the rubble of houses destroyed by Saudi-led airstrikes in Sanaa, Yemen. The Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen is blaming a rebel missile launch on Iran and warning it could be "considered as an act of war." Early Monday, …

Saudis Launch More Airstrikes in Yemen After Missile Attack

The Saudi-led coalition in Yemen announced a new round of strikes in Yemen on Wednesday, as Saudi Arabia invoked its right of self-defense against a weekend missile attack it blamed on Iran acting through proxy forces.

Iranians take pictures of the Simorgh (Phoenix) satellite rocket during celebrations in Tehran to mark the 37th anniversary of the Islamic revolution on February 11, 2016. Iranians waved 'Death to America' banners and took selfies with a ballistic missile as they marked 37 years since the Islamic revolution, weeks after …

Iran Claims Successful Launch of Rocket Carrying Satellite into Space

Iranian state media reported on Thursday that Iran successfully launched a rocket carrying a 550-pound satellite into space. If these claims are accurate, the report would be a troubling step on Iran’s march to intercontinental ballistic missile capability.

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IDF Chief: Iranian Missiles Underperformed in Syria Strike

IDF Chief of Staff Gadi Eisenkot downplayed the significance of an Iranian missile strike against the Islamic State in Syria, saying “the operational achievement was less than what was reported in the media,” during a wide-ranging speech on Israel’s security threats on Tuesday night.

A view of the test-fire of Pukguksong-2 guided by North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, in this undated photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency. KCNA/Handout via Reuters

Chinese Components Found in North Korean Rockets Despite Sanctions

China seems to be having second thoughts about indulging the deranged Kim regime in North Korea for so long, but it will not be easy for Beijing to downplay the amount of assistance it has given Pyongyang’s nuclear missile program over the years.

As part of a two-day visit that began in Washington US President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe jetted to Trump's Mar-a-Lago estate in Florida

Trump: U.S. ‘100%’ Behind Japan After North Korean Missile Launch

At a joint news conference with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Saturday night, held shortly after North Korea’s surprise test launch of a medium-range ballistic missile, President Donald Trump declared: “I just want everybody to understand, and fully know, that the United States of America is behind Japan, our great ally, one hundred percent.”

A picture taken on August 20, 2010 shows the test firing at an undisclosed location in Iran of a surface-to-surface Qiam missile, entirely designed and built domestically and powered by liquid fuel according to Defence Minister Ahmad Vahidi, a day before the Islamic republic was due to launch its Russian-built …

Iran Apparently Aborts Long-Range Missile Test

Iran’s mysterious decision to pull a Safir missile off the launch pad, after days of preparation for a test launch, has prompted speculation from analysts about everything from technical problems to Iran’s fear of the Trump administration’s response.