Bab al-Mandab, Yemen 0
19 December 2017

The Saudi-led coalition said it intercepted another ballistic missile over Riyadh. The Huthis claimed responsibility and said it was aimed at al-Yamama royal palace. The coalition spokesman argued that the launch "proves the continued involvement of the Iranian regime in supporting [the] Huthi armed group with qualitative capabilities in a clear and blatant defiance of... UN resolution[s]". In a televised address from Sanaa, the leader of the Huthis, Abd-al-Malik al-Huthi, threatened: "as long as you [ie, the Saudi-led coalition] continue to target Sanaa, we will strike Riyadh and Abu Dhabi".

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