Offbeat a houthi drone intercepted in southwestern Saudi Arabia
US pulls missile defenses in Saudi Arabia amid Yemen attacks
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The U.S. has removed its most advanced missile defense system and Patriot batteries from Saudi Arabia in recent weeks, even as the kingdom faced continued air attacks from Yemen's Houthi rebels, satellite photos analyzed by The Associated Press show. The redeployment of the defenses from Prince Sultan Air Base outside of Riyadh came as America's Gulf Arab allies nervously watched the chaotic withdrawal of U.S. troops from Afghanistan, including their last-minute evacuations from Kabul's besieged international airport.
yemen-security-arabia-saoudite-airport: a houthi drone intercepted in southwestern Saudi Arabia
Dubai (Reuters) - Saudi air defense forces have destroyed Wednesday a drone responsible for explosives launched by the Houthis Insurgents of Yemen against Abha airport, in the airport Southwestern Saudi Arabia, reported the Saudi channel Al Hadath, based in Dubai.
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Saudi Arabia Orders a Coalition of Gulf Countries Engaged Militarily In Yemen against Shiite Houthis Rebels, aligned with Iran. The conflict has made tens of thousands of deaths, for most civilians, and caused a serious humanitarian crisis.
(report by Raya Jalabi and Shakeel Ahmad, written by Maher Chmaytelli; Blandine Hénault for the French version, edited by Bertrand Boucey)
FBI releases declassified document into Saudi 9/11 links after Biden order .
The document's release “accelerates our pursuit of truth and justice," said Brett Eagleson, who lost his father in the World Trade Center attack.Revealing details on the logistical support given to two of the Saudi hijackers in the lead-up to the terrorist attacks, the 16-page document is the first investigative record to be shared since President Joe Biden ordered a declassification review of files on 9/11 last week.