Saudi Arabia intercepts Houthi missile fired toward Riyadh; no reported casualties

Saudi Arabia intercepts Houthi missile fired toward Riyadh; no reported casualtiesBy Katie Paul and Rania El Gamal RIYADH (Reuters) – Saudi air defenses shot down a ballistic missile fired by Yemen’s Houthi group toward Riyadh on Tuesday, the Saudi-led coalition said, in an attack that could escalate a proxy war between the kingdom and Iran. In contrast, a U.N. human rights spokesman said coalition air strikes had killed at least 136 non-combatants in wartorn Yemen since December 6. The Iran-aligned Houthi movement said it had aimed the missile at the Saudi royal court at al-Yamama palace, where a meeting of Saudi leaders was under way.



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