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Germany moves closer to contract for new missile defence system

Germany moves closer to contract for new missile defence system

Germany's defence ministry on Thursday asked Lockheed Martin Corp and Europe's MBDA to submit a second, more detailed proposal to build a successor to its Patriot missile defence system ...

Saudi Arabia intercepts two missiles fired by Houthis on Jizan

Saudi Arabia intercepts two missiles fired by Houthis on Jizan

Saudi Arabia intercepted two missiles on Friday fired by Yemen's Houthi group on its southern Jizan province, al-Arabiya TV reported.

Saudi Arabia says it intercepts Houthi missile launched at Jizan

Saudi Arabia says it intercepts Houthi missile launched at Jizan

Saudi Arabia's air defence forces intercepted a missile launched towards the kingdom's southwestern Jizan region by Yemen's armed Houthi movement, state media said on Tuesday.

Missile downed near Yemen border: Saudi-led coalition

Missile downed near Yemen border: Saudi-led coalition

Aramco said its facilities in Jizan, in southwestern Saudi Arabia, were "intact" and operating normally, after pictures were posted on social media of a fire sparked by a missile attack.

Saudi intercepts missile over Riyadh

Saudi intercepts missile over Riyadh

The Saudi air force intercepted a missile over the northeastern part of the capital Riyadh last night, Saudi state television said.

Saudi Arabia intercepts ballistic missile near Yemen border

Saudi Arabia intercepts ballistic missile near Yemen border

The Houthi rebels, locked in a war against Yemen's Saudi-backed government, said they had fired a missile at the kingdom's southwestern province of Najran in a statement tweeted by their Al-Masirah television channel.

UN to vote on new N Korea sanctions targeting oil

UN to vote on new N Korea sanctions targeting oil

The UN Security Council will vote Friday on a US-drafted resolution ramping up sanctions on North Korea by restricting oil supplies vital for Pyongyang's missile and nuclear programs.

Iran 'strongly denies' arming Yemen rebels

Iran 'strongly denies' arming Yemen rebels

Tehran strongly denied on Wednesday that it had supplied weapons to Yemeni rebels which they used in attacks on its archfoe Saudi Arabia as alleged by both Riyadh and Washington.

Cathay flight crew 'saw' North Korea missile from plane

Cathay flight crew 'saw' North Korea missile from plane

A statement from Cathay Pacific said a flight crew had that day sighted "what is suspected to be the re-entry of the recent DPRK test missile".

North Korea holds mass celebrations for latest missile test

North Korea holds mass celebrations for latest missile test

North Korea held mass celebrations for its latest successful long-range missile test, Pyongyang's state media said Saturday, with a propaganda-filled display of fireworks and dancing in public squares.

Saudi-led forces close air, sea and land access to Yemen

Saudi-led forces close air, sea and land access to Yemen

The move follows the interception of a missile fired towards Riyadh on Saturday which the coalition has described as a "dangerous escalation" by the Iran-allied Houthi militia which controls large parts of Yemen.

N Korea readies missile launch ahead of US-S Korea drill

N Korea readies missile launch ahead of US-S Korea drill

North Korea is believed to be preparing to launch a ballistic missile ahead of an upcoming joint naval drill by the US and South Korea, a news report said Saturday, citing a government source.