UAE denies Yemeni rebel missile targeted its nuclear reactor

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) dismissed claims that Yemen’s Houthi rebels fired a missile towards a nuclear plant in Abu Dhabi on Sunday, state news agency WAM reported. The plant is in any case capable of dealing with any threats due to its defense system, the agency added citing the UAE's emergency and crisis management authorities. Earlier on Sunday, the Houthi television service said on its website that a “cruise missile” had been launched “towards the Al-Barakah nuclear reactor” without providing any evidence, according to Reuters.