Arrow intercepts missile in Red Sea headed towards Eilat

February 5, 2024

The Jerusalem Post

The Arrow aerial defense system intercepted a surface-to-surface missile in the Red Sea area on Friday that was fired by Yemen’s Iran-allied Houthi movement towards Eilat, the IDF announced.

Houthis have launched a series of attacks on shipping and other targets in the Red Sea area in what they describe as acts of solidarity with the Palestinians – stoking fears that the Israel-Hamas war could spread to destabilize the wider Middle East.

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