Saudi Arabia Intercepts Missile From Yemen For The Second Time This Month

According to the Saudi-owned al-Arabiya channel, Saudi Arabia intercepted a ballistic missile fired by Yemen’s armed Houthi insurgency on Thursday, Reuters reported. The missile was the second to be fired from Yemen this month after an earlier rocket was intercepted near King Khaled Airport on the northern outskirts of the capital Riyadh, the report said. A Saudi-led coalition battling the Houthis in Yemen, enforced a blockade on air, land and sea ports in an attempt to curb the flow of Iranian weapons to the Houthis — who control the majority of northern Yemen, the report said. As a result, food imports were cut for seven million people who are on the brink of famine. “Air defense…