The Iranian mullahs signaling their belligerence yet again. But even when the Iran deal was in force, they were doing this, so there really is no difference.
“Yemen rebels fire two missiles at Saudi capital: coalition,” AFP, May 9, 2018:
Riyadh (AFP) – Two ballistic missiles were fired at the Saudi capital Riyadh on Wednesday, according to the coalition battling rebels in neighbouring Yemen who claimed the attempted attack.
Saudi Arabia’s air defences “intercepted” one of the missiles, while another crashed into a desert area south of Riyadh, coalition spokesman Turki al-Maliki said.
The missiles were “unquestionably” fired at the city “with the intention of hitting inhabited areas”, he added.
Maliki blamed the attack on “militiamen and terrorists, vassals of Iran” who try to “threaten the security of Saudi Arabia, the region and the world”.
Earlier on Wednesday Al-Ekhbariya state television said the country’s air defences had intercepted the two missiles over Riyadh.
Two explosions were heard in the city, according to an AFP photographer.
Yemen’s Huthi rebels quickly claimed responsibility for attacking “Riyadh Dry Port and other economic targets” in the Saudi capital with Burkan 2H ballistic missiles.
State-run Saudi Press Agency said the country’s air defences hours earlier had also intercepted a ballistic missile targeting the southern city of Jizan.
The rebels also claimed the Jizan attack, via their Al-Masirah TV….