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Arabia
Saudi coalition claims downing Yemeni drone
2019-05-25
[DAWN] Soddy Arabia
...a kingdom taking up the bulk of the Arabian peninsula. Its primary economic activity involves exporting oil and soaking Islamic rubes on the annual hajj pilgrimage. The country supports a large number of princes in whatcha might call princely splendor. When the oil runs out the rest of the world is going to kick sand in the Soddy national face...
on Thursday shot down a bomb-laden drone deployed by rebels in neighbouring Yemen
...an area of the Arabian Peninsula sometimes mistaken for a country. It is populated by more antagonistic tribes and factions than you can keep track of. Except for a tiny handfull of Jews everthing there is very Islamic...
to attack an airport in the kingdom, the Riyadh-led coalition fighting on the side of Yemen’s government said.

"An explosive-laden drone sent by the terrorist Houthi
...a Zaidi Shia insurgent group operating in Yemen. They have also been referred to as the Believing Youth. Hussein Badreddin al-Houthi is said to be the spiritual leader of the group and most of the military leaders are his relatives. The Yemeni government has accused the Houthis of having ties to the Iranian government, which wouldn't suprise most of us. The group has managed to gain control over all of Saada Governorate and parts of Amran, Al Jawf and Hajjah Governorates. Its slogan is God is Great, Death to America™, Death to Israel, a curse on the Jews ...
militia to target Najran
a city in southwestern Saudi Arabia near the border with Yemen. It is the capital of Najran Province and a favored target of Houthirocket forces....
airport" was intercepted and destroyed by the Saudi air force, coalition front man Colonel Turki al-Maliki was quoted by state media as saying.

The Yemeni rebels’ al-Masirah TV said the attack ‐ the third against Najran airport in 72 hours ‐ had targeted a Patriot air defence system. Maliki said "the rebels attacked a civilian airport" and warned of a "response".
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