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Saudi forces say intercept missile fired by Yemen rebels

Riyadh, March 31, 2018 (AFP) -Saudi air defence forces on Saturday intercepted a ballistic missile fired by Yemen’s Huthi rebels at the kingdom’s southern city of Najran, state media reported. State-run Al-Ekhbariya television gave no further details but did not report any casualties or damage from the missile. Yemen’s Saba …

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Patriot missile firing units to be delivered to the Kuwaiti Armed Forces

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 13: Two systems from Raytheon and Patriot Advanced Capability-3 (PAC-3) hit-to-kill missiles from Lockheed Martin — will be delivered to the Kuwaiti Armed Forces soon, according to a report published by Shephard Media on its website quoting industry officials. The report disclosed that the US Department of …

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N. Korea fires short-range missiles – China bans new business with North Korea

SEOUL, South Korea, Aug 26, (Agencies): North Korea fired several rockets into the sea Saturday in the continuation of its rapid nuclear and missile expansion, prompting South Korea to press ahead with military drills involving US troops that have angered Pyongyang. The US Pacific Command revised its initial assessment that …

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Yemeni rebel missile shot down near Makkah: Coalition – ‘Houthis target key port with boat bomb’

RIYADH, July 29, (Agencies): A ballistic missile fired by Yemeni rebels was shot down late Thursday close to Makkah in Saudi Arabia, a month before the annual Hajj pilgrimage to Islam’s holiest site, the Arab military coalition fighting in Yemen said. The missile was intercepted 69 kilometres (43 miles) south …

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‘All US within range after M-test’ – China, Russia responsible for N. Korea threat: Tillerson

SEOUL, July 29, (AFP): Kim Jong-Un boasted of North Korea’s ability to strike any target in the US after a second ICBM test that weapons experts said Saturday could even bring New York into range – in a potent challenge to President Donald Trump. China condemned the test but US …

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Iran inaugurates new missile production line

BEIRUT, July 22, (Agencies): Iran announced the launch of a new missile production line on Saturday, according to state media, against a backdrop of tension between the United States and Tehran. The Sayyad-3 missile can reach an altitude of 27 km (16 miles) and travel up to 120 km (74 …

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Air Force launches unarmed missile for test in California

An unarmed Minuteman 3 intercontinental ballistic missile has been launched from a US Air Force Base in California on a flight to a target in the Pacific Ocean. The missile lifted off at 12:03 am Wednesday from Vandenberg Air Force Base, 130 miles northwest of Los Angeles. An Air Force …

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Yemen rebel missile shot down near Mecca: coalition

Riyadh, Oct 28, 2016 (AFP) – Yemeni rebels have launched one of their longest-range strikes against Saudi Arabia, firing a ballistic missile that was shot down near the holy city of Mecca, the Saudi-led coalition fighting them said Friday. The coalition has been carrying out a bombing campaign against the rebels since …

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Missiles fired from Yemen fall short of US warship: navy

Dubai, Oct 10, 2016 (AFP) –Two missiles fired from rebel-held territory in Yemen fell short of a US warship patrolling the Red Sea off the coast of the war-torn country, the US navy said Monday. The USS Mason “detected two inbound missiles” within an hour of each other from around …

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