Drone Strike on UAE’s Dubai Airport Reported as Yemen Retaliates for Recent Saudi-UAE Strikes on Children

The drone strike in Dubai is the first of its kind, as it struck the UAE’s most important city and commercial center, and is likely to have economic repercussions on the UAE.

An Emirates Airline plane taxis at the Dubai airport in the United Arab Emirates, Wednesday, May 9, 2018. Emirates, the Middle East's largest airline. Kamran Jebreili | AP

SANA’A, YEMEN -- A source inside of Yemen’s Air Force said in a statement that an unmanned long-range drone, dubbed the Samad 3 (Invincible-3), targeted Dubai International Airport in the United Arab Emirates -- located over 1100 km ( 683 miles) away from Yemen’s capital, Sana’a -- in retaliation for recent Saudi-led coalition airstrikes against

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