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Thursday, July 11, 2013

Saudi Arabia directing ballistic missiles toward Israel, Iran

Al-Watah, the third such Saudi base to be identified, has two launchpads
Saudi Arabia has deployed powerful ballistic missile launchers that have both Israel and Iran in the crosshairs, satellite images published in The Telegraph suggest.

The new images, which were analyzed by military experts at the IHS Jane's Intelligence Review, show a previously undetected surface-to-surface missile base in the Saudi desert, 200 kilometers southwest of the capital, Riyadh. The base is said to be a training and a launch facility.

According to Wednesday's report, the analysts identified two launch pads with their marks pointing at Israel and Iran, presumably targeting major cities.

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