Saudi justice minister inaugurates book on legal precedents

Saudi justice minister and chairman of the Supreme Judicial Council, Walid Al-Samaani.
Updated 05 January 2018

Saudi justice minister inaugurates book on legal precedents

RIYADH: The justice minister and chairman of the Supreme Judicial Council, Walid Al-Samaani, on Wednesday inaugurated a book of 2,323 judicial principles and legal precedents, printed in eight volumes.
During the ceremony at the Judicial Training Center, he said the principles — set by the Supreme Court after reviewing more than 20,000 court rulings issued over 47 years (1971-2016) — summarize jurisprudence development in the Kingdom.
“Issuing precedents and judicial principles is a fixed policy of the Ministry of Justice, until we reach the point where full legal disclosure is achieved,” he added.


Houthis threaten global energy security: Arab coalition

Updated 19 August 2019

Houthis threaten global energy security: Arab coalition

  • The Arab coalition denounced Saturday's attack on a Saudi Aramco gas plant
  • The Yemeni militant attack sparked a fire but caused no casualties or disruption to production

RIYADH: The Arab coalition fighting to restore the internationally recognized government in Yemen on Monday denounced a Houthi attack on a Saudi Aramco gas plant in Saudi Arabia.
The militants claimed 10 drones struck the Shaybah natural gas liquefaction plant near the border with the UAE on Saturday.
“The Houthi militia have endangered global energy security by targeting Shaybah oil field in Saudi Arabia,” spokesperson Col. Turki Al-Maliki said.
The militants, who are based in Yemen and backed by Iran, have used drones laden with explosives to target infrastructure in the Kingdom.
Speaking at a weekly press conference in Riyadh, Col. Al-Maliki said the that Houthi and Daesh militias are conducting simultaneous operations in Yemen, stressing that the Houthis, who sparked the Yemen war in 2014, continue to pose a clear threat in the southern Red Sea.
The coalition, which includes Saudi Arabia and the UAE, intervened in the Yemen conflict in 2015 to support forces loyal to the internationally recognized government after it was driven from the capital Sanaa by the Houthis.