Reports: Houthi missile hits military base near Saudi capital

An emboldened and belligerent Iran, that got everything it wanted out of the Obama administration, is clearly preparing for and provoking war:


Scud missile variants are being used by the Iran-backed Houthis.


A surface-to-surface missile launched by Iran-backed Houthi rebels hit a Saudi military camp near Riyadh on Feb. 5, according to regional news reports.

The Saudi Ministry of Defense has not commented on the incident, but a number of local citizens reported on Twitter that the missile hit a military camp in the town of al-Muzahimiyah, 40 kilometers west of Riyadh.

The Houthi rebels announced the successful launch of the missile, a variant of a Russian Scud-type missile known as “Borkan”, according to Al-Masdar News.

Yemen’s SABA News agency quoted a Houthi spokesperson announcing the attack as a “successful test-fire of a precision long-distance ballistic missile.”

“We stress that the capital of Saudi Arabia is now in the range of our missiles and, God willing, what is coming will be greater,” a statement from Houthi officials said.

Saudi Minister of Defense Mohammad bin Salman was at a meeting with Yemeni President Abd Rabbo Mansour Hadi at the time of the attack.

Full article: Reports: Houthi missile hits military base near Saudi capital (World Tribune)

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