Barrage of missiles on Saudi Arabia ramps up Yemen war

Barrage of missiles on Saudi Arabia ramps up Yemen warBy Marwa Rashad, Sarah Dadouch and Abdulrahman al-Ansi RIYADH/SANAA (Reuters) – The Houthi movement that controls northern Yemen vowed on Monday to fire more missiles into Saudi Arabia unless it stops bombing the country, after missiles crashed into Riyadh overnight causing casualties in the Saudi capital for the first time. The incident threatens to sharply escalate a war that has already unleashed what the United Nations considers the world’s most urgent humanitarian crisis. Millions of people live under threat of mass starvation and disease, at the mercy of combatants who have shut food and medical supplies in the past.



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