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Emirates intercepts two missiles launched by Yemeni rebels

The United Arab Emirates intercepted two ballistic missiles that targeted the capital Abu Dhabi, the Defense Ministry said on Monday, blaming the attack on Houthi rebels in Yemen. "This attack caused no casualties, and debris from the intercepted and destroyed ballistic missiles fell in various locations in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi," the ministry said in a statement. These missiles were launched "by the Houthi terrorist group towards the country", he said. Houthi spokesman Mohammed Abulsalam announced on Twitter that he was about to give details of a "military operation". "The Yemeni armed forces will reveal in the coming hours the details of an in-depth military operation in the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia," he said. The Emirates are part of a S...