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The United Arab Emirates said on Monday it had intercepted a ballistic missile that was fired by Yemen’s Houthi movement as the Gulf state hosted Israel’s President Isaac Herzog in what is the first such visit.

The Emirati defense ministry said the missile was intercepted and destroyed, adding that its debris fell on an uninhabited area. It did not say whether the missile was targeting the UAE’s capital Abu Dhabi or Dubai, the Middle East’s business and tourism hub.

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