Crown Prince Salman receives Japanese ambassador

Updated 19 January 2013
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Crown Prince Salman receives Japanese ambassador

Riyadh: Crown Prince Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Deputy Premier and Minister of Defense, received today at his office here, Japan’s Ambassador-Designate to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Jiro Kodera.
The Ambassador-Designate conveyed the greetings and appreciation of Japanese Emperor Akihito to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Saud and the Crown Prince and congratu


Falling debris from intercepted Houthi missile injures Pakistani in southern KSA

Updated 17 June 2018
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Falling debris from intercepted Houthi missile injures Pakistani in southern KSA

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia’s air defense system shot down a ballistic missile launched from Yemen toward the southern border province of Jazan, the Saudi Press Agency said on Sunday.

Authorities confirmed that a Pakistani man was injured lightly after being hit by falling debris from the intercepted missile.

The Iran-backed Houthi militia had repeatedly fired missiles toward Saudi Arabia, which is leading a coalition of Arab countries in supporting forces loyal to the UN-recognized government of President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi.