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Israel wins war... but itís in space this time, not Gaza

ISRAEL has won an important battle... in space.

It happened in the skies above the Red Sea when a Houthi missile fired from Yemen and heading towards Eilat, was shot down outside the Earthís atmosphere.

The inaugural use of Israelís Arrow 3 air defence system to destroy a ballistic missile fired from Yemen was the first time the world had ever seen a battle fought in space, said The Times newspaper.

The scientific breakthrough is militarily significant.

It proves that Israel can swat away a barrage of intercontinental ballistic missiles with as much ease as its Iron Dome short-range air defence system can destroy Hamas rockets.

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