The Yemeni army has unveiled a domestically designed and manufactured Badr-F ballistic missile intended to rain shrapnel over a vast area upon explosion in mid air to ensure maximum lethality against designated targets, amid Saudi Arabia's atrocious aerial bombardment campaign against impoverished Yemen.
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says Turkey continues to make payments under a deal with Russia to purchase advanced S-400 air defense missile systems, which Washington has warned could put Ankara at risk of US sanctions.
In a move that is expected to stir more tensions with Russia, the US military has test-launched a ground-based missile defense system that Russian President Vladimir Putin once famously said would “destroy” the strategic balance in the world.
Turkey says the purchase of the advanced Russian-built S-400 air defense missile system is a “done deal,” despite strong opposition from the United States, a NATO ally, and its efforts to persuade Ankara to buy the US Patriot missile systems instead.
Iran strongly criticized France for threatening to impose new sanctions against the Islamic Republic over its missile program, vowing to reconsider its relations with European countries in case such bans are imposed.
Yemeni army forces, supported by allied fighters from Popular Committees, have hit a military base in Yemen’s southern province of Ta’izz with a domestically-manufactured high-precision ballistic missile as Saudi Arabia presses ahead with a campaign of military aggression against its impoverished southern neighbor.