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Saudi Arabia intercepts missile from Yemen after Houthis target ‘military airport’

Saudi air-defense systems have reportedly managed to intercept a ballistic missile launched from Yemen after Houthi rebels said they had targeted a “military airport” in the city of Jizan. The alleged Scud-type missile was destroyed before the projectile hit the intended target in the port city, which lies in the southwest corner of Saudi Arabia and directly north of the ...

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Saudi Arabia intercepts missile fired from Yemen

Saudi Arabia has managed to intercept a ballistic missile launched from Yemen into a “civilian area,” according to the Arab coalition. Houthi rebels meanwhile claimed they had targeted and successfully hit a Saudi military base. Two ballistic missiles were fired on Saturday evening from Yemen into Saudi Arabia, allegedly targeting Khamis Mushait, a city in the south-west of the country, ...

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USAF test-fires nuclear-capable Minuteman III ballistic missile (VIDEO)

The US Air Force has test-fired its Minuteman III ballistic missile with the goal of verifying its “readiness and effectiveness.” Developed during the Cold War, the missile is capable of carrying three nuclear warheads. The missile was launched on May 14 from an underground silo at Minot Air Force base in North Dakota by the 91st Missile Wing, Major Anastasia ...

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‘Iran has no reason to strike Golan’: Analysts dispute Israel’s ‘political’ claim of missile attack

Staging a missile attack on the Golan Heights makes no sense for Tehran under the current circumstances, military experts told RT. They speculate that Israel’s claims about the attack lack solid proof and might be agenda-driven. “Every time one resorts to arms, one seeks to hit some particular targets and has to analyze the potential consequences [of the attack],” Leonid ...

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Blasts heard in Damascus amid massive Israeli missile strikes (VIDEO)

Published time: 10 May, 2018 01:10 Edited time: 10 May, 2018 01:30 Explosions are being heard in the Syrian capital of Damascus amid what appears to be a massive ongoing series of airstrikes launched by Israel. Syrian state news reports local air defense systems are taking down incoming missiles. Footage posted by Syrian state outlet SANA, as well as locals ...

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Missile launched at Saudi capital, Houthis claim responsibility

Saudi Arabia’s air force has intercepted a ballistic missile over the capital Riyadh, the government’s press agency has said. The official Saudi press agency said in a statement that the Saudi Royal Air Force intercepted a ballistic missile launched from the Saada province of Yemen by Houthi-backed militia. Spokesperson Colonel Turki al-Maliki said the missile was directly targeting civilian areas. ...

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Russian hypersonic missile Kinzhal & other big guns shown at V-day parade rehearsal (PHOTO, VIDEO)

The rehearsal for the upcoming V-day military parade in Moscow was the first time that the general public could see Russia’s new air-launched hypersonic cruise missile. And pretty Russian girls were marching on Red Square, too. The new missile, named Kinzhal (dagger), was first announced to the general public in March by president Vladimir Putin as one of several advanced ...

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Russia’s next-gen hypersonic ‘dagger’ missile to be unveiled to public at Moscow V-day parade

The cutting-edge Kinzhal missile will be presented to the public during Victory Day parade in Moscow, the Russian Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu has announced. The weapon is designed to penetrate all known defenses. “Modernized MiG-31K interceptor aircraft equipped with the most advanced hypersonic Kinzhal missiles … will take part in the fly-over during the celebrations,” Shoigu said during a teleconference ...

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Human bomb: ISIS terrorists reportedly turn captive into live missile in chilling execution

Islamic State (IS, former ISIS) militants have put a captive Syrian soldier to death by tying a bomb to his head and throwing him off a building, as pictures posted by the terrorist group’s propaganda channels show. The extremists can be seen fitting a helmet filled with explosives on the head of a captured Syrian Army soldier. The prisoner of ...

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Israel cancels US-based test of its Arrow-3 missile defense system until ‘maximum readiness’ ensured

A planned test of the Israeli Arrow-3 long-range ballistic missile interceptor has been postponed indefinitely, to ensure that the system is indeed fully ready for the test, the Israeli Defense Ministry has announced. “Following consultation between the American Missile Defense Agency and the Israeli Defense Ministry, it was decided to postpone the test of the Arrow-3 system in Alaska — ...

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