The Saudi-led coalition reported downing a Huthi “bomb-laden UAV” bound for Khamis Mushait. A military Huthi spokesperson claimed that they had targeted Abha International Airport and King Khalid Air Base with drones. The same day, the coalition confirmed that two ballistic missiles had fallen in unpopulated parts of southern Saudi Arabia. A U.S. diplomatic spokesperson maintained that “we remain deeply concerned by the frequency of these attacks… these are not actions of a group who say that they want peace”. She further urged “all parties to seriously commit to a ceasefire and engage in negotiations”, adding: “This is a time for… the Huthis to come to the table and to commit to peace and diplomacy”.
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