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UAE intercepts Houthi ballistic missile as Israeli president visits

The Houthis are warning of additional attacks after the third attempted strike on Dubai and Abu Dhabi this month.
JACK GUEZ/AFP via Getty Images

The United Arab Emirates said its forces shot down a ballistic missile fired by Yemen’s Houthi rebels on Monday during a historic visit by Israel’s President Isaac Herzog.

Houthi spokesperson Yahya Saree claimed the attack targeted Abu Dhabi with “a number of Zulfiqar ballistic missiles.” 

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