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Arab Coalition Denies Houthis Targeted Riyadh Airport

Arab Coalition Denies Houthis Targeted Riyadh Airport

Wednesday, 31 January, 2018 - 18:30
Buildings are seen in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, December 18, 2017. Picture taken December 18, 2017. (Reuters)

The Arab coalition to restore legitimacy in Yemen denied on Wednesday media reports that the Iranian-backed Houthi militias had targeted with a missile Riyadh’s King Khalid International Airport.

Spokesman for the coalition Turki al-Maliki said that an attempt by the militias to fire a ballistic missile towards an uninhabited desert region was thwarted.

He added that the terrorist Houthi militia admits through its media that it deliberately targets civilian regions in a clear violation of International Humanitarian Law.

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