Yemen Missile War Update: Aug 17-29

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Between August 17 and August 29, a reported eight Houthi-launched missiles targeting Najran and Jizan provinces were intercepted by Saudi air defense forces. Another three unconfirmed missile launches occurred during the same period. There were no successful Houthi-launched missile strikes confirmed. It was also reported that Saudi Arabia installed several Patriot Advanced Capability-3 (PAC-3) launchers outside of  Mecca to enhance security during this year’s Hajj pilgrimage.

Below is a summary of each missile event during the August 17-29 period:

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Jenevieve Molenda, "Yemen Missile War Update: Aug 17-29," Missile Threat, Center for Strategic and International Studies, August 30, 2018, last modified August 30, 2018,