Saudi Arabia Bi-Weekly Summary – 1 – 15 May 2018

Houthi forces in Yemen launched a number of missile attacks on strategic locations in the south of Saudi Arabia. All missiles were intercepted, and no human casualties or material damage was reported. Targets included the Riyadh Dry port, and other targets in the south of the kingdom, including Jizan and Najran.

Saudi Arabia confirmed its support of the American withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal, which was announced by President Donald Trump earlier in the month. The Saudi foreign minister also stated the intention of Saudi Arabia to seek nuclear weaponry, should Iran recommence their nuclear weapons program. Read more in our Saudi Arabia bi-weekly summary.