Warmongers: Do you guys (Saudi Royal family) really let the Houthis and the Iranians get away with this?
We are a step closer to a full blown war. Given what the Saudis are doing in Yemen, the Houthis will press hard and fire more missiles at the Saudis. It's also not clear if all the missiles fired at the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) have been intercepted. There were reports that some of the missiles fired last month made it all the way to a major Saudi airport. KSA has previously hinted that the head of snake (meaning Iran) must be cutoff if peace were to return to the region. Now all it takes is a Houthi missiles to hit a major target in the KSA and off we go with WWIII.
PALACE ASSAULT Ballistic missile intercepted over Saudi Arabia capital Riyadh just seconds before it slammed into royal palace
Saudi air defences intercepted a ballistic missile fired towards the city, Saudi-owned channel al-Arabiya reported in a news flash quoting a Saudi-led military coalition official.
A ballistic missile was launched at the Saudi capital, a Houthi spokesman said.
Mohammed Abdussalam said on Twitter that a Volcano 2-H ballistic missile was fired towards al-Yamama royal palace.
Bloomberg reporter Vivian Nereim tweeted: "Loud boom heard in central Riyadh - big enough that we felt it shake our tower."
The Saudi Ministry of Culture and Information tweeted: "Coalition forces confirm intercepting an Iranian-Houthi missile targeting south of Riyadh.
"There are no reported casualties at this time.
Last month missiles were fired at a Saudi airport used by thousands of Brits every year.
The Saudi Arabian military shot down a missile fired at King Khalid International Airport in Riyadh.
Amateur video taken at the scene showed four anti-ballistic missiles being fired into the sky followed by loud explosions.
The November 4 attack triggered the tightening of a longstanding Saudi-led blockade of Yemen - already on the verge of famine.
Saudi Arabia angrily accused its arch foe Iran of supplying the missile to the rebels, a charge Tehran strongly denied.
On Thursday, US ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley presented what she called "undeniable" evidence that last month's missile was "made in Iran".
But her comments went beyond the findings of a UN investigation which reached no firm conclusion on whether the missile came from an Iranian
supplier, saying only that it had a "common origin" to some Iranian designs.
A brutal civil war has been raging in Yemen for over two years and the conflict has claimed over 16,000 lives.
A military alliance led by Saudi Arabia has launched thousands of air strikes against the Houthi movement, which now controls much of Yemen.
PALACE ASSAULT Ballistic missile intercepted over Saudi Arabia capital Riyadh just seconds before it slammed into royal
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