Khalid bin Salman: Capture of ISIS leader shows commitment to eradicate terror

Khalid bin Salman: Capture of ISIS leader shows commitment to eradicate terror

:: The capture of ISIS’ leader, Abu Osama al-Muhajir, in Yemen is just the latest example of our commitment to eradicating the scourge of terrorism, Saudi Arabia’s Deputy Defense Minister Prince Khalid More »

Iran foreign minister accuses US’ Bolton of plotting for war

Iran foreign minister accuses US’ Bolton of plotting for war

:: Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif accused US National Security Adviser John Bolton of plotting for war against Iran in a tweet on Tuesday. “Wanna know why those with proven record More »

Saudi Crown Prince departs for Asia trip including South Korea, Japan

Saudi Crown Prince departs for Asia trip including South Korea, Japan

:: Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has departed on a trip to South Korea and Japan, where he will lead the Kingdom’s delegation to the G20 summit in Osaka, the More »

King Salman promotes, appoints 38 judges at various levels

King Salman promotes, appoints 38 judges at various levels

:: King Salman issued a royal order on Monday promoting 38 judges at the Ministry of Justice at various ranks. The Kingdom is taking measures to revolutionize its judicial system. Recently, the More »

Iran says it welcomes any diffusion of tensions in region

Iran says it welcomes any diffusion of tensions in region

:: Iran’s foreign ministry spokesman said on Monday Tehran welcomes any diffusion of tensions in the Gulf region following weeks of deteriorating relations with Washington. “We welcome diffusion of tensions in the More »

 

Tag Archives: JIZAN

Saudi air defense intercepts, destroys Houthi missile launched at Jizan

:: Saudi Arabia’s air defense forces intercepted and destroyed a ballistic missile launched towards the Kingdom’s southwestern Jizan region by Yemen’s armed Houthi militias, on Wednesday. There were no immediate reports of damage or casualties. The Iran-aligned Houthis, who are

Saudi Arabia: Aerial defense system intercepts four ballistic missiles targeting Jazan

:: Saudi Arabia’s Aerial Defense Forces destroyed four ballistic missiles fired the Houthi militia targeting civilian areas of Jazan, Saudi state-news agency SPA reported. The four missiles were fired at the same time, around 10:40 am local time. Arab coalition

Saudi forces repel Houthi attack near Yemen border

Saudi forces repelled an attack led by Houthis and militias allied to ousted President Ali Abdullah Saleh on Friday night. The militias attempted to head towards the Saudi port village of Tuwal. Tuwal is a village in Jizan Province, in

Teacher shoots dead 6 colleagues in Saudi Arabia

A teacher has shot dead six colleagues in south of Saudi Arabia, state television said on Thursday, with speculation that the man had issues with the principle. Authorities so far are treating the attack, which took place in the Jizan

Saudi Patriot intercepts Houthi ballistic missile

A Patriot missile shot down a Scud fired from the Yemeni capital towards southern Saudi Arabia on Tuesday, the Saudi-led coalition told AFP, the day after another Scud attack. In the latest incident, debris from the destroyed Scud fell in

Saudi intercepts missile fired from Yemen

Saudi Arabia’s Air Defense Forces on Thursday intercepted a ballistic missile that was reportedly launched from Yemen where the kingdom has been leading a months-long operation to quell Houthi influence, an official statement said. The missile was launched towards the

Saudis shoot down Yemeni missile over Jizan

Saudi air defence systems shot down a ballistic missile fired from Yemen, state media reported. Warring parties in Yemen, where forces in a Saudi-led Arab coalition are trying to restore President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi to power, agreed a renewable seven-day

50 Houthis killed in battle

With battles still raging at the Saudi-Yemeni border, the enemy is forcing large numbers of its fighters to pass through in a bid to penetrate the border, promising their fighters they are near a big victory, but incurring more human

Rains scare Saudis because of past disasters

Saudis are currently holding their breaths in anticipation of expected rainfall. This weather no longer attracts them, and they suffer anxiety and fear especially in regions which witnessed many disasters in the past that claimed the lives of dozens of

Yemen’s Houthis attack Saudi border towns

Yemen’s Houthi militias on Saturday shelled various areas in Saudi Arabia’s Jizan and Najran, according to Reuters news agency citing Houthi sources. Thirteen shells had been launched on Friday, targeting several areas including Jizan’s airport, the report stated, adding that

Saudi boosts military support near Yemen border

Saudi Arabia reinforced its southern city of Jizan near the Yemeni border with army units, Al Arabiya News Channel reported Sunday. The military support included hundreds of military vehicles and artillery along with thousands of soldiers trained to operate the

Weapon smuggling attempt foiled in Jazan

Patrol units in Jazan were able to abort an attempt to smuggle weapons and live ammunition into the Kingdom. The smugglers were found inside a valley in the province. Authorities found more than 100 Glock pistols, 218 Glock magazine extensions,

Civil Defense hero honored; floods wreak havoc

Interior Minister Prince Mohammed bin Naif has promoted a Civil Defense official for rescuing several people in the flash floods that hit Al-Baha over the weekend. Corp. Said Al-Zahrani, who had been on vacation but had reported for duty when

Jazan to Riyadh: Is relocation key to economic prosperity?

Mufrih Yahya is from Jazan but for two years, he worked nearly 700 km away in the Southern Province of Sharura in Najran before moving to the capital Riyadh recently. Yahya’s story of relocating to another town is one that

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