Missile from Yemen intercepted near Riyadh airport

November 05, 2017

An expatriate, working and living in the Saudi capital Riyadh, waits for his flight at the King Khalid International airport, on February 16, 2017.  Saudi Arabia said its forces intercepted Saturday evening, Nov. 4, 2017, a ballistic missile fired from Yemen toward the airport. (AFP)

Saudi Arabia on Saturday intercepted and destroyed a ballistic missile near Riyadh's international airport after it was launched from conflict-torn Yemen, in an escalation of the kingdom's war against Iran-backed Huthi rebels.