Saudi Arabia intercepts missile over Riyadh -Al Arabiya

Saudi air defences intercept missile fired at capital Riyadh as residents report three explosions over the city

Blasts Rock Saudi Capital Riyadh - Reports

Saudi Arabia's air defence forces have intercepted three ballistic missiles fired at Riyadh and other cities by Yemen's Houthis who have stepped up attacks recently, threatening to escalate a rivalry between Saudi Arabia and Iran.

Loud blasts were heard in the night sky above Riyadh.

A photo distributed by the Houthi Military Media Unit shows the launch by Houthi forces of a ballistic missile aimed at Saudi Arabia on March 25, 2018.

The missile was shot down just hours after Saudi military brought down a Houthi-rebel drone at an global airport in the southern city of Abha.

Saudi Prince faces Yemen protests
It is believed that projects include the joint development of apps and educational material between the company and Kingdom. Private time in France is also on the royal schedule, although details are scarce.

Saudi Arabia accuses Iran of backing the Houthis, a charge Iran has denied.

Saudi officials said flights were temporarily suspended at Abha airport in line with safety procedures.

In this January 2015 photo, Houthi fighters patrol a road in Yemen's capital Sana'a.

One of the targets of the strikes was the Saudi Defence Ministry in the capital, the armed group's Al Masirah TV said on Twitter.

United States annual budget deficit forecast to hit $1 trillion
In Monday's report , the CBO report included eight other professional estimates of the tax law's effects in its report. Trillion dollar deficits were not set to return until fiscal 2022 under last June's assumptions.

Evidence documented by the Conflict Armament Research group, or vehicle, said the Qasef-1 drone appears to be Iranian-manufactured and has been supplied in batches to Houthi forces in Yemen.

The channel did not provide any details on casualties of damage from the alleged attack, however Saudi authorities said its facilities in Jizan were operating "normally and safely" following the Houthis' announcement.

A missile fragment last month killed an Egyptian resident of Riyadh - the first death reported in the capital as a result of the missile strikes.

USA oil closes lower Friday after Trump's latest China trade threats
However, soaring U.S. crude production, which has jumped by a quarter since mid-2016, threatens to undermine Opec's efforts. The Saudis want oil prices near $80 to help support the valuation of Saudi Aramco ahead of its IPO, Bloomberg reports.

Latest News