December 19, 2017 / 11:27 AM / a month ago

Saudi-led coalition says intercepts ballistic missile over Riyadh: al-Arabiya TV

DUBAI (Reuters) - Saudi air defences on Tuesday intercepted a ballistic missile fired towards the Saudi capital Riyadh, Saudi-owned channel al-Arabiya reported in a news flash quoting a Saudi-led military coalition.

The coalition is battling the armed Houthi movement in neighbouring Yemen. The Houthis said earlier they had fired a missile towards Riyadh.

Reporting by Maha El Dahan, Writing by Sylvia Westall, Editing by Sami Aboudi

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