Saudi Arabia On Brink Of War: 'LEBANON DECLARED WAR ON US'


Saudi Arabia said on Monday that Lebanon had declared war against them due to the attacks against the Kingdom by the Lebanese Shi'ite group Hezbollah. Saudi Gulf affairs minister Thamer al-Sabhan told Al-Arabiya TV that Saad al-Hariri, who announced his resignation as Lebanon's prime minister on Saturday, had been told that acts of "aggression" by Hezbollah "were considered acts of a declaration of war against Saudi Arabia by Lebanon and by the Lebanese Party of the Devil."  



What triggered this was the conflict that came on Saturday, when a ballistic missile fired from Yemen came close to Riyadh before being intercepted by the Saudi military. Yemen's Houthi-controlled Defence Ministry said its forces had targeted Riyadh's airport with a long-range missile