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The Joint Forces of the Coalition to Restore Legitimacy in Yemen today morning intercepted and downed a drone launched by the Iranian-backed Houthi militia towards the city of Najran in Saudi Arabia, the Saudi Press Agency, SPA, reported.
The Spokesman for the Coalition, Colonel Turki Al Maliki, said the all drone attacks attempted by the terrorist militia are doomed to fail and that the coalition adheres to rules of engagement to prevent civilian casualties when responding to any threats.
Al Maliki re-affirmed the Coalition's continued efforts to neutralise and destroy Houthi capabilities in accordance with the rules of customary international human rights and humanitarian law.
'A terrorist attack by the Iranian-backed Houthi militia took place at Abha international airport, through which thousands of civilian passengers... pass daily'
According to Arab News website, one strike hit the oil company’s Abqaiq facility, which is near Dammam in Saudi Arabia’s Eastern Province, while another attack hit Khurais oil field.
The Saudi Press Agency, SPA, quoted the Coalition Spokesman Colonel Turki Al Maliki as saying that "all attempts by the Iranian-backed terrorist Houthi militia to launch drones are doomed to fail."
Oil and gas groups were accused on Saturday of seeking to influence climate talks in Madrid by paying millions in sponsorship and sending dozens of lobbyists to delay what scientists say is a necessary and rapid cut in fossil fuel use.
A 23-year-old rape victim died in a hospital in the Indian capital two days after she was set on fire by a gang of men, including her alleged rapist, Reuters partner ANI reported on Saturday.
Amjad Yaghi was just nine years old when his mother left the Gaza Strip for treatment but they could not see each other for 20 years.