Iran will not wage war against any nation, says Iranian president

Iran will not wage war against any nation, says Iranian president

:: Iran will not wage war against any nation, Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday in a speech broadcast live on state TV. Fears of a confrontation between Iran and the More »

China calls on US to stop ‘extreme pressure’ on Iran

China calls on US to stop ‘extreme pressure’ on Iran

:: China’s Foreign Minister Wang Yi warned on Tuesday that the world should not open a “Pandora’s Box” in the Middle East, as he denounced US pressure on Iran and called on More »

King Salman receives dignitaries in Jeddah

King Salman receives dignitaries in Jeddah

:: A number of princes, ministers, scholars and a group of citizens called on King Salman at Al-Salam Palace in Jeddah to greet him. The reception began with the recitation of verses More »

Saudi Arabia King Salman orders use of official terminology for persons with disabilities

Saudi Arabia King Salman orders use of official terminology for persons with disabilities

:: Saudi Arabia’s King Salman has urged all government agencies to adopt the term “persons with disabilities” in all official communications and media statements. The directive came after a recommendation by the More »

Lebanese PM: Our relations don’t change according to whims of political forces

Lebanese PM: Our relations don’t change according to whims of political forces

:: Lebanese Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri said in a speech Tuesday that his country’s relations with other Arab nations do not change according to the “whims and positions” of some political forces, More »

 

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More than half a ton of hashish seized in Jazan and smugglers arrested

:: Border Guards in Jazan arrested seven drug smugglers who tried to bring 618 kg of hashish into the Kingdom. They seized narcotics that were buried in a Farasan island and meant to be picked up by the smugglers’ partners.

Saudi Arabia intercepts Houthi ballistic missile targeting Jazan

:: Saudi Arabia has said that its forces intercepted and destroyed a ballistic missile fired by Houthi militias targeting the southern province of Jazan on Tuesday. Reporting from Jazan, Al Arabiya’s Hani al-Sufayan said that air forces were able to

Crash site photos of deputy governor of Asir’s plane emerge

:: Saudi Prince Mansour bin Muqrin, deputy governor of Asir’s plane crashed in the Jarf Rida Nature Reserve which is spread around nine square kilometers , in the southwest of Saudi Arabia’s Sarawat Mountains, about 20 km northwest of Abha.

Houthi militias fire missile at a school in Saudi Arabia’s Jazan region

:: Houthi armed militias fired a ground-to-ground missile targeted at a school in the the village of Al-Jaradiyah in the Jazan region of Saudi Arabia. No injuries of casualties have been reported so far. An official source at the Command

Saudi Crown Prince donates $4.3 million to Qassim charities

:: Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Muhammad Bin Salman, deputy premier and minister of defense, has donated $4.3 million (Saudi Riyal 16 million) from his own account to charitable societies in Qassim region. This was within the Project of Prince Muhammad

Saudi Arabia boosts agriculture ties with UN

:: A Saudi delegation has met with the UN’s International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) in an effort to boost ties and explore how it can support the Kingdom’s economic diversification plans. Among the topics discussed were Reimbursable Technical Assistance

Saudi Arabia continues to welcome Yemeni Hajjis

:: The Wadiha border crossing in the Shahara district of Najran continues its 24-hour ongoing work of receiving Yemeni pilgrims to perform their Hajj in ease and peace, following instructions from the Kingdom’s leadership, and under the supervision of Najran

Saudi forces arrest 4 escaped prisoners after 9-hour siege in Tabuk

:: Police arrested four prisoners who had escaped from Tabuk Prison after a nine-hour siege that followed 25 days of tracking and monitoring. Security forces used airplanes from Prince Faisal Air Base to track the escaped prisoners, and followed tips

1,564 Saudis participate in summer literacy campaign in Hail

:: A summer campaign to raise awareness about adult literacy in Hail targeted more than 1,564 citizens, including 773 males and 791 female in education centers. The director of adult education in Hail and the executive supervisor on the summer

Fire at petrol station in Najran prompts evacuation of residents

:: Fire hit a petrol station in the southwestern region of Najran on Thursday night, prompting the evacuation of residents of the building nearby, the Directorate for Civil Defense said Friday. In a report carried by the Saudi Press Agency

Najran governor briefed on advanced combat systems

:: Najran Gov. Prince Jalawi bin Abdul Aziz conveyed the congratulations of King Salman and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman to National Guard troops stationed along border areas on the occasion of Eid Al-Fitr. He also conveyed the greetings of

Saudi Arabia foils Houthi attempt to infiltrate Najran, Jazan borders

:: Saudi land forces backed by coalition aircrafts were able to foil an attempted attack by Houthi militias on Sunday morning to breach the borders near Jazan and Najran. Al Arabiya’s correspondent reported that Houthi militias started two simultaneous attacks

Qassim governor: A new step in fight against terrorism taken through Etidal

Prince Faisal bin Mishaal

:: Qassim Gov. Prince Faisal bin Mishaal praised the Global Center for Combating Extremism Ideology “Etidal,” which is a step forward in the fight against extremism. In a press statement, the prince said King Salman is working to consolidate the

Saudi officer killed after RPG attack in restive Qatif neighborhood

:: A Saudi officer working for Saudi’s emergency services has been killed after being attacked by extremists using an RPG, Al Arabiya News Channel has reported. A ministry of interior spokesperson said the solider was part of a patrol unit

Attempt to smuggle over 2 million Captagon pills foiled in Al-Jouf

:: Border Guard officers in Al-Jouf Region Saturday thwarted a drug smuggling operation from across the border with Jordan, a Border Guard spokesman said. While on a regular patrol, undertaken to carry out their mission of deterring the smuggling of

Duba Border Guards foil drug-smuggling attempt in Duba

:: Border Guards officers in Duba city, Tabuk governorate, Thursday foiled an attempt to smuggle 900,000 Captagon pills aboard a ship attempting to enter Saudi territorial waters from the Egyptian territorial waters. Border Guards official spokesperson Commodore Saher bin Mohammed

Najran governor launches health projects worth SR1.1bn

Najran Gov. Prince Jiluwi bin Abdulaziz bin Musaed has launched health projects worth more than SR1.1 billion ($293 million) in the region. The launch was held before an audience comprising senior Saudi government officials and dignitaries, in the presence of

Al-Birk: Saudi islands dot the Red Sea with virgin nature

The islands belonging to the province of Al-Birk on the Red Sea coast west of Asir region have a virgin nature that attracts lovers of marine tourism and fishing. The islands are characterized by their charming nature and environmental diversity,

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