Category Archives: Other Cities

Development projects in Al-Leith, Adham valued at SR1.8 billion

Prince Khalid Al-Faisal

The value of accomplished and ongoing development projects in Al-Leith and Adham in western Saudi Arabia is estimated at more than SR1.8 billion ($480 million), an official has said. Prince Khalid Al-Faisal, adviser to King Salman and Governor of Makkah

Saudi forces kill 17 Houthi militias attempting to breach border

Saudi forces killed at least 17 Houthi militias who attempted to breach the border with Yemen on Saturday. The militants tried to breach the border near Al Khubah village in the province of Jazan. While stationed in border villages on

Houthi projectile kills toddler and injures father and brother in Najran

A toddler was killed Thursday when a projectile launched by the Houthi militia from Yemen territories hit a residential area in Najran, southwestern Saudi Arabia. The deputy spokesperson of the Directorate of civil defense said the victim’s brother – a

Saudi interior minister: Three men killed in southern border incursions

At least three men were killed when they attempted to infiltrated Saudi Arabia’s southern border with Yemen, the spokesman for the Saudi interior ministry announced on Sunday. troops stationed at the border were able to stop multiple efforts by groups

Saudi actor tells of how he was educated in a Lebanese church

Khaled Sami

In an interview with News Agency, prominent Saudi actor Khaled Sami narrated details of his education in Lebanon when he was a young child. Sami moved from the Saudi Qassim region to Lebanon’s Chouifat when he was young and he

Asir governor to inaugurate Bisha projects worth more than SR2bn

Prince Faisal bin Khalid

Asir Gov. Prince Faisal bin Khalid on Wednesday will inaugurate developmental projects in Bisha Province. The projects are worth more than SR2 billion. Bisha Mayor Mohammad bin Saeed bin Sabra said the Asir governor will be briefed during his inspection

Qassim governor inaugurates developmental projects in Al-Asyah

Qassim Gov. Prince Faisal bin Mishaal visited Al-Asyah governorate to kick off developmental projects, including a technical college worth SR36 million. Prince Faisal and his entourage were welcomed by Mayor Mohammad Al-Ouraifi, citizens and chiefs of centers in the governorate,

Smoke guided Saudi rescuer to crashed jet in Najran

The command of the Arab Coalition Forces supporting legitimacy in Yemen said in a statement Friday that a Jordanian F-16 fighter jet taking part in operations in Yemen crashed due to a technical glitch in Najran and the pilot survived

Police looking for ATM arsonists in Qatif

Unidentified arsonists set fire Saturday to one of the alcoves housing an ATM machine in a Qatif governorate bank in the Eastern Province. Police are investigating the incident. The area was set alight in Jazira Bank. Col. Zeyad Al-Ruqati, Eastern

Ibrahim Palace in Hofuf to be restored after rain damage

Ibrahim Palace in Hofuf

The Saudi Commission for Tourism and National Heritage (SCTH) on Friday said it has directed its local branch to restore the damaged part of Ibrahim Palace in Hofuf, which was caused by heavy rains this season. The SCTH has closed

Jordanian F16 pilot survives crash in Saudi’s Najran

A Jordanian F16 fighter jet commander survived a crash that occurred on Friday in Saudi Arabia’s Najran, a military source from the Jordanian armed forces reported. The source reported that the pilot, Adnan Naim Abdulaziz Nabbas, was flying the jet

Houthis target UN building in Saudi Arabia

Houthi militias targeted a United Nations building in the southern province of Asir, near Yemen’s border, News Agency reported. Pictures show the front of the build destroyed and glass shattered on the floor, with the reception area wrecked. A rocket,

Hafr Al-Batin festival kicks official

Hafr Al-Batin Spring and Heritage Festival kicked off on Saturday. The event is held on an area of 33,000 square meters, of which 7,000 square meters will be allocated for livestock and sheep shows at the King Salman bin Abdul

Saudi man, wife killed by projectile from Yemen

A Saudi man and his wife were killed on Wednesday after a projectile launched from Yemen landed in Jazan, southwest of Saudi Arabia. The attack also left other family members injured, according to a report from Al Arabiya’s correspondent. [vuukle]

Children bear the brunt of brutal Houthi shelling

Nine-year-old Yahya didn’t know that he would be suddenly robbed of his life nor did his brother Mahdi, aged 3, that he would be hit by a shrapnel and land in hospital. The two boys were playing one Saturday morning

Yemen cross-border shelling kills Saudi child

A rocket fired from Yemen killed a three-year-old boy Saturday in the Saudi border region of Najran, a civil defense official said, in the latest cross-border attack by Iran-backed Yemeni rebels. Major Ali al-Shahrani, civil defense spokesman in southwest Saudi

3 hurt in missile attack on Najran

Three residents were injured on Monday morning in a missile attack on Najran launched by Houthis from across the Yemeni border. Civil Defense teams admitted the injured to hospital for treatment and controlled the fire caused by the missiles, spokesman

Education office staff still shocked

Employees of the Education Office in Al-Daer governorate, Jazan, where seven people were gunned down on Thursday are in a state of shock and perplexed as to what prompted the attacker — a teacher — to take such an extreme

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