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The Saudi air defenses have intercepted a rocket of Houthis - RIA Novosti, 8/25/2018


MOSCOW, 25 Aug — RIA Novosti. Forces of air defense of Saudi Arabia have intercepted the missile of insurgents Houthis from the movement "Ansar Alla" launched on the city of Nadzhran in the southwest of the kingdom reports the Saudi TV channel Al-Ekhbariya.© AP Photo / Arab 24 the Ukrainian rocket across Saudi Arabia: the unknown war in Yemen "Forces of air defense (Saudi Arabia) have intercepted the missile of insurgents Houthis launched on the city of Nadzhran" — it is said in the statement of TV channel on Twitter. In Yemen since 2014 opposition between government forces and rebels Houthis continues. It has passed into the most active phase with invasion in March, 2015 of the coalition headed by Saudi Arabia. Then the operation which has received the name "Determination Storm" against the Houthis who have established control over a considerable part of the country was supported by Bahrain, Qatar, Kuwait and the UAE, Egypt, Jordan, Morocco, Pakistan and Sudan have also joined her. Attempts of the UN to settle a situation weren't crowned with success.

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