The drive along Sheikh Zayed Road between Dubai and Abu Dhabi is an experience that is better lived than described. Bright lights flashing at you from a Nissan Pajero 2 metres from your bumper, the strange midway interlude of a green forest. The famous description of war – long patches of boredom punctuated by moments of terror – does not seem far off.
Yemen’s Houthi group has fired a cruise missile toward a nuclear power plant in Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates, the group’s television service reported on its website on Sunday, without providing any evidence. There were no reports of any missiles reaching the UAE.