State Dept. Issues Saudi Arabia Travel Warning, Citing Yemeni Rebels

HeadlineNov 22, 2017
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The Trump administration is cautioning Americans against traveling to Saudi Arabia—not over the country’s abysmal human rights record, but because of the threat posed by ballistic missiles fired into the kingdom by rebels in neighboring Yemen. Tuesday’s travel warning by the State Department came just over two weeks after Houthi fighters launched a missile at the main airport in Riyadh. It was shot down and crashed in the desert.

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