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March 29, 2017
Saudi shoots down 'smuggled' Yemen rebel missiles
Riyadh (AFP) March 28, 2017
Saudi Arabia intercepted four missiles fired by Yemeni rebels on Tuesday, a Saudi-led coalition said, in what it described as evidence of arms smuggling through a rebel-held Red Sea port. The coalition has said previously that it destroyed much of the Shiite rebels' missile capability early in its two-year-old bombing campaign and says persistent launches show they are receiving new deliveries from abroad. "Early this morning, four missiles were intercepted," the coalition said. "The ongoin ... read more

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Raytheon developing next-gen missile defense communications
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Protesters sue to stop US missile system in S. Korea
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