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  1. Saudi soldier killed in shelling near Yemeni borderRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 28 | The Daily Star

    Yemeni fighters of the southern separatist movement and firefighters attempt to extinguish a flame at an oil refinery in the port city of Aden following shelling by Houthi rebels June 27, 2015. AFP/SALEH AL-OBEIDI DUBAI / ADEN: A Saudi soldier was killed and another wounded by shelling from forces loyal to former Yemeni president Ali Abdullah Saleh and Houthi rebels near the Yemen border, Saudi state news agency SPA said Sunday.

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  2. Saudi soldier killed in rocket attack from YemenRead the original story

    Sunday Jun 28 | Xinhuanet

    A Saudi soldier was killed and another wounded in a rocket attack by Houthis on the kingdom's border with Yemen , local news channel Al Arabiya reported on Sunday. The on-duty personnel were attacked at 9 a.m. local time on Saturday in the border city Jazan by military shells from Yemen, the report quoted Saudi Security Spokesman Major-General Mansoor Al Turki as saying.

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  3. Deadly clashes erupt between Houthis and rivalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 27 | Al Jazeera

    At least 21 reportedly killed in Houthi attack on oil refinery in Aden and street battles with Hadi loyalists in Taiz. At least 21 people have died in Yemen after clashes between Houthi fighters and forces loyal to exiled President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi in the cities of Aden and Taiz, reports say.

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  4. 3 Saudi soldiers die in attacks by Houthis from YemenRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 25 | Xinhuanet

    Three Saudi soldiers were killed in two separate attacks on Wednesday from neighboring Yemen 's Houthi rebels, Al Arabiya news reported Thursday. Two soldiers were killed in Jizan region and the other died in Asir region, Al Arabiya said, quoting a statement by the Joint Forces Command.

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  5. Three Saudi soldiers, 1 Emirati killed on Yemen borderRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | The Daily Star

    A Yemeni supporter of the Shiite Houthi movement holds models of rockets during a rally in the capital Sanaa on June 14, 2015, against air strikes by the Saudi-led coalition on rebel targets. AFP PHOTO / MOHAMMED HUWAIS RIYADH: Three Saudi soldiers and an Emirati have been killed on Saudi Arabia's border with Yemen, where Riyadh is a leading a bombing campaign against Iran-backed rebels, state media said Thursday.

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  6. Saudi Aramco may shut Jeddah refinery in several yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 22 | AME Info

    State oil giant Saudi Aramco is considering whether to close its 90,000 barrel per day crude oil refinery in Jeddah after several years because of age and environmental concerns, industry sources said. The refinery, which started operating in 1967, serves much of the country's western region and its closure would increase demand at other Saudi facilities.

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  7. Houthi rebels resume attacks on S. Yemeni port of AdenRead the original story

    Saturday Jun 20 | Debka

    Two urban districts of the southern Yemen port of Aden came under fresh rebel Houthi attack Saturday, at the same time as the Iranian-backed insurgents fought for ground inside Saudi Arabia. Long lines of civilian vehicles were seen fleeing from the Saudi border towns of Najran and Jizan.

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  8. Yemen rebels seize provincial capital near Saudi borderRead the original story

    Sunday Jun 14 | The Daily Star

    Shiite Huthi rebels yesterday seized a provincial capital in northern Yemen near the border with Saudi Arabia, residents said, a day ahead of UN-sponsored peace talks in Geneva. The rebels faced little resistance in taking control of al-Hazm, the main city of Jawf province, residents and sources among local pro-government fighters said.

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  9. Saudi citizen at mosque killed in cross-border shelling from YemenRead the original story

    Friday Jun 12 | Reuters

    A Saudi citizen was killed and another injured near the Yemen border on Friday by shelling from forces loyal to former Yemeni president Ali Abdullah Saleh and Houthi rebels, Saudi civil defense forces said. The shelling occurred after Friday prayers as people were leaving a mosque in the southwestern Saudi border area of Jizan and parts of the mosque were damaged, a statement on the official Saudi news agency SPA said An alliance of Gulf Arab nations has been bombing Houthi militia and army units loyal to former president Saleh that control much of Yemen since March 26 in what they say is an attempt to restore exiled President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi.

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  10. Saudi Air Force commander dies of heart attackRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 11 | The Nation

    Lieutenant General Muhammad bin Ahmed al-Shaalan, the commander of the Royal Saudi Air Force , died of a heart attack during a work trip outside the kingdom, the official Saudi Press Agency reported the Ministry of Defence as saying. Formerly the deputy commander of the RSAF, Lt Gen Shaalan was promoted in May and has overseen the force's most significant campaign to date against opponents in Yemen.

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  11. Scud missile fired at Saudi Arabia as 38 Yemenis reported killedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 7 | AlertNet

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  12. Saudi Arabia shoots down Houthi group's scud missile at Khamees MushaitRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 7 | DNA India

    In the first reported use of a ballistic missile in the conflict, the Scud was fired on Saturday morning at the city of Khamees Mushait in the kingdom's southwest and was intercepted by two Patriot missiles, a statement by the Saudi military said. Yemen's dominant Houthi group and its army allies fired a Scud missile at Saudi Arabia which the kingdom said it shot down on Saturday, in a major escalation of two months of war.

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  13. Saudis shoot down scud missile fired by rebel group in YemenRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 6 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    Yemen's dominant Houthi group and its army allies fired a Scud missile at Saudi Arabia which the kingdom said it shot down on Saturday, in a major escalation of two months of war. Arab air strikes and shelling after the attack killed 38 Yemenis in provinces near Saudi Arabia, according to reports in the Houthi-controlled state news agency Saba which could not be immediately confirmed.

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  14. Yemeni forces fire Scud missile at Saudi Arabia : June 07, 2015,Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 6 | Daily Times

    DUBAI/SANAA: Yemen's dominant Houthi group and its army allies fired a Scud missile at Saudi Arabia which the kingdom said it shot down on Saturday, in a major escalation of two months of war. In the first reported use of a ballistic missile in the conflict, the Scud was fired on Saturday morning at the city of Khamees Mushait in the kingdom's southwest and was intercepted by two Patriot missiles, a statement by the Saudi military said.

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  15. S Arabia shoots down Scud missile fired by Yemeni forcesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 6 | The Nation

    DUBAI/SANAA - Saudi Arabia shot down a Scud missile fired into the kingdom by Yemen's dominant Houthi group and its army allies on Saturday, according to the Saudi state news agency, in a major escalation of two months of war. In the first use of a Scud in the conflict, the missile was fired early Saturday morning at the city of Khamees al-Mushait in the kingdom's southwest and was intercepted by two Patriot missiles, a statement by the Saudi-led Arab military coalition said.

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  16. Saudi 'intercepts' Scud missile fired from YemenRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 6 | Bangkok Post

    Saudi Arabia said it intercepted a Scud missile fired on its territory by rebel forces in neighbouring Yemen early Saturday as momentum gathers for peace talks in Switzerland next weekend. File picture shows Saudi military vehicles on patrol near the Saudi-Yemeni border, in Saudi Arabia's southwestern Jizan province "The Royal Saudi Air Defence Forces intercepted it with a Patriot missile," said a statement from the Saudi-led coalition which has been waging an air war against the rebels since March 26. Coalition aircraft destroyed the launcher used in the 2:45 am attack on the southwestern city of Khamis Mushait, said the statement carried by the official Saudi Press Agency.

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  17. Saudi Arabia says shoots down Scud missile fired by Yemeni forcesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 6 | AlertNet

    Shadows of children are reflected on the ground as they participate in an anti-Saudi protest outside the United Nations headquarters in Sanaa May 14, 2015. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah DUBAI/SANAA, June 6 - Saudi Arabia shot down a Scud missile fired into the kingdom by Yemen's dominant Houthi group and its army allies on Saturday, according to the Saudi state news agency, in a major escalation of two months of war.

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  18. Yemeni rebel Scud shot down by Saudi air base PatriotsRead the original story

    Saturday Jun 6 | Debka

    Saudi Arabia shot down a Scud missile fired at its largest air base at Khamis al-Mushait in the south west, the first missile the Yemeni rebels had fired into the oil kingdom. It was intercepted by two Patriot missiles another first in the Saudi involvement in the Yemeni conflict.

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  19. Saudi Arabia claims downing of Yemeni Houthi Scud missileRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 5 | ABC News

    Saudi Arabia has claimed to have shot down a Scud missile fired into the kingdom by Yemen's dominant Houthi group and its army allies in the first use of the missile in over two months of war. In a statement released by the leadership of the Saudi-led joint Arab military coalition to the Saudi state news agency, it said the missile was launched early Saturday morning in the direction of Khamees al-Mushait and was intercepted by a Patriot missile.

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  20. Saudi Arabia 'downs Scud missile fired by Yemen rebels'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 5 | Al Jazeera

    Jeddah says it shot down missile fired into kingdom just hours after it repelled a major rebel attack on Jizan province. Saudi Arabia has said it has shot down a Scud missile fired into the kingdom by Houthi rebels and forces allied to the former Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh.

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