Missile launched at Riyadh may be Iranian — UN Ambassador Haley

08 Novembre, 2017, 18:58 | Auteur: Djeferson Maurice
  • Missile launched at Riyadh may be Iranian — UN Ambassador Haley

"And that's not helpful either". He responds to requests in 24 to 48 hours.

The ballistic missile that Yemen's Houthi rebels fired into Saudi Arabia this July was Iranian-made, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley's office said.

"I know that this is not the wind that is blowing as the majority voice in the world of today", Mogherini told reporters at the EU mission in Washington.

All the fighting involves Iran, either directly or indirectly.

The rebels' warned that they considered Saudi and UAE "airports, ports, border crossings and areas of any importance" as legitimate targets. She cited the arrests of intellectuals and clerics who have been critics of his war in Yemen and blockade of Qatar.

The agency quoted a Yemeni official as saying that Hadi went to Riyadh airport last August to return to his temporary capital of Aden, in southern Yemen, but he was returned from the airport.

But the sources, speaking on Wednesday, said a number of other individuals suspected of wrongdoing were detained in an expansion of the crackdown, widely seen as an initiative of the powerful heir to the throne, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. "The Saudi-led coalition is saying, 'get them out, '" he said. That is the lowest level since October 2016, though imports were up 7.8 percent from a year ago.

Alterman questions whether the Saudis have overestimated their military might.

Rouhani asked what alternative the rebels had in the face of the devastating bombing campaign waged against them by the Saudi-led coalition since March 2015. At the same time, 64 percent said they believed the situation would improve over the next five years. To pass, a resolution needs nine votes in favor and no vetoes by the United States, Britain, France, China or Russia.

President Trump has been strongly supportive.

He said U.N. agencies operating in Yemen weren't notified beforehand about the closure of the ports and only heard about it from media. Saudi officials have denied Hariri is under house arrest.

The Saudis apparently felt Hariri was being undermined by Hezbollah, a Shiite group closely aligned with Iran.

Rouhani was apparently commenting on Riyadh's Monday statement claiming Iran was responsible for the attack that involved a ballistic missile launched from Yemen.

Others appear to be lower-level managers and officials, one of the sources said.

The Saudis say Qatar supports radicals and is too cozy with Iran.

"Food, medicine and other essential supplies are critical for the survival of 27 million Yemenis already weakened by a conflict now in its third year". Haley said the missile used Saturday may also have been Iranian.

"We encourage the United Nations and international partners to take necessary action to hold the Iranian regime accountable for these violations".