Yemen has launched 119 ballistic missiles targeted at Saudi Arabia — Coalition

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Saudi-led Coalition spokesperson Turki Al-Maliki presented pictures of unmanned Iranian aircraft possessed by Houthi militias in Yemen. (AN Photo: Essa Al-Doubisi, Bashear Saleh)
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Saudi-led Coalition spokesperson Turki Al-Maliki presented pictures of unmanned Iranian aircraft possessed by Houthi militias in Yemen. ((AN Photo: Essa Al-Doubisi, Bashear Saleh)
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Saudi-led Coalition spokesperson Turki Al-Maliki presented pictures of unmanned Iranian aircraft possessed by Houthi militias in Yemen. (AN Photo: Essa Al-Doubisi, Bashear Saleh)
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Saudi-led Coalition spokesperson Turki Al-Maliki presented pictures of unmanned Iranian aircraft possessed by Houthi militias in Yemen. (AN Photo: Essa Al-Doubisi, Bashear Saleh)
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Saudi-led Coalition spokesperson Turki Al-Maliki presented pictures of unmanned Iranian aircraft possessed by Houthi militias in Yemen. (AN Photo: Essa Al-Doubisi, Bashear Saleh)
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Saudi-led Coalition spokesperson Turki Al-Maliki presented pictures of unmanned Iranian aircraft possessed by Houthi militias in Yemen. (AN Photo: Essa Al-Doubisi, Bashear Saleh)
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Saudi-led Coalition spokesperson Turki Al-Maliki presented pictures of unmanned Iranian aircraft possessed by Houthi militias in Yemen. (AN Photo: Essa Al-Doubisi, Bashear Saleh)
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Saudi-led Coalition spokesperson Turki Al-Maliki presented pictures of unmanned Iranian aircraft possessed by Houthi militias in Yemen.(AN Photo: Essa Al-Doubisi, Bashear Saleh)
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Saudi-led Coalition spokesperson Turki Al-Maliki presented pictures of unmanned Iranian aircraft possessed by Houthi militias in Yemen.(AN Photo: Essa Al-Doubisi, Bashear Saleh)
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Saudi-led Coalition spokesperson Turki Al-Maliki presented pictures of unmanned Iranian aircraft possessed by Houthi militias in Yemen.(AN Photo: Essa Al-Doubisi, Bashear Saleh)
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Saudi-led Coalition spokesperson Turki Al-Maliki presented pictures of unmanned Iranian aircraft possessed by Houthi militias in Yemen.(AN Photo: Essa Al-Doubisi, Bashear Saleh)
Updated 17 April 2018
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Yemen has launched 119 ballistic missiles targeted at Saudi Arabia — Coalition

  • The Coalition has destroyed 737 Houthi positions, says spokesman
  • Iran-accused of arming Houthis with drones for use against KSA

JEDDAH: Yemeni rebels have launched 119 ballistic missiles targeted at Saudi Arabia, most of which have been intercepted before they could hit their targets, the Saudi-led coalition said on Monday.
In a press conference in Alkhobar, Coalition spokesman Col. Turki Al-Maliki also presented pictures of unmanned Iranian aircraft possessed by Houthi militias in Yemen, which he said were being used against the Kingdom.
He said the Iran-backed terrorist group tried to target Abha airport in western Saudi Arabia with a drone.
Reporting on the progress of the war in Yemen, Al-Maliki said the coalition has destroyed 737 Houthi positions. He accused the terrorist group of transforming Sanaa airport into a military barracks.
He said the Yemeni army has managed to cleanse the Midi, a coastal city near the Saudi border province of Jazan.
An operation to clear Al-Jawf, close to Najran, of Houthi militants is ongoing, he said.


Where We Are Going Today: Workout studio aims to empower Saudi women

Updated 27 April 2018
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Where We Are Going Today: Workout studio aims to empower Saudi women

  • Studio55 is about empowering women to be more in all aspects of life. It’s more than just an exercise
  • It combines spinning with yoga, pilates, TRX, zumba, core fitness and strength training all in one session

Studio55 is a boutique chain for women in Saudi Arabia with a workout studio that features a complete cross-training approach to fitness and well-being. 

It has two branches, one in Alkhobar, established in June 2015, and one in Jeddah, set up in October 2017. 

Al-Batool Baroom, Studio55’s commercial director, said that the studio’s particular approach combined spinning with yoga, pilates, TRX, zumba, core fitness and strength training all in one session.

“It is offered to all our members under one roof through our four workout zones: Ride55, Fitness55, Focus55 and Fusion55.” 

The studio also keeps track of members’ workouts through a software program called Performance IQ. 

It sends the member their workout performance statistics by email at the end of the class and stores the data on their studio profile. 

The information includes their average heart-rate, calories burnt, average RPM (in spinning classes), time and distance.

“Studio55 is about empowering women to be more in all aspects of life. It’s more than just an exercise. We work on awareness, education and community events alongside our workouts and fitness engagement,” Baroom said.

“Every now and then we invite inspiring role-models to come and give an open talk at the studio, as well as prominent instructors to give classes. Some of our guests have included Princess Reema, Raha Moharrak, Dina Al-Tayeb, Manal Rostom, Nelly Attar and Hala Alhamrani.” 

Fatima Batook, founder of Studio55, encouraged women to visit the studio to help to change their lives for the better.

“Women should come to us to be more, to get inspired by our trainers and live their lives to their full potential, achieving not only health and fitness goals but personal life goals,” she said.