SAUDI ARABIA (OBSERVATORY) – Saudi Arabian air defense forces intercepted a ballistic missile fired by the Houthis towards Jazan in southern Saudi Arabia on Friday night.
On Thursday, the air defense force intercepted and destroyed another rocket fired at Jazan. Two days ago, three rockets were fired at Jazan, Riyadh and Najran.
Recent developments as the war in Yemen enters a new phase of military escalation as the Houthis unleashed ballistic missiles into Saudi Arabia after more than three years of war.
In recent weeks, the Houthis have stepped up rocket fire into Saudi territory. Saudi air defense has repeatedly declared its opposition to ballistic missiles and destruction in Riyadh and several other parts of the kingdom.
The Houthis also confirmed in the previous days targeting the headquarters of the Saudi Defense Ministry in Riyadh and other targets in the capital Riyadh with ballistic missiles of the model “2H” volcano.
It is important to point out that the Arab foreign ministers met in Riyadh on Thursday in preparation for the Arab summit scheduled in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia next Sunday, and renewed during their meeting denouncing what they called “Iranian interference” in the affairs of Arab countries, in reference to Syria and Yemen, where Arab countries accuse Tehran of interfering In the crises of both countries.