Report: Saudi Arabia rejects Israeli offer of Iron Dome tech
Arab media outlets report that Israel offered to help Saudi Arabia defend itself from rocket and mortar attacks by Houthi rebels in Yemen • Proposal, said to have been conveyed via U.S. diplomats, was reportedly turned down for unspecified reasons.
Daniel Siryoti and Israel Hayom Staff
Saudi Arabia turned down an Israeli offer last week to provide it with Iron Dome anti-rocket technology, Arab media outlets reported over the weekend.
According to the reports, the offer was meant to help Saudi Arabia to defend itself from rocket and mortar attacks by Houthi rebels in neighboring Yemen.
The reports said the offer was conveyed by Israel to Saudi Arabia through American diplomats in Jordan. The reports did not specify why the offer was rejected by the Saudis.
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