King Salman receives leaders of Lebanon, Bahrain, Gabon and Senegal

King Salman receives Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri in Riyadh on Wednesday. SPA
Updated 24 October 2018

King Salman receives leaders of Lebanon, Bahrain, Gabon and Senegal

RIYADH: King Salman received Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri at Al-Yamamah Palace in Riyadh on Wednesday.

During the meeting, they reviewed fraternal relations between the two countries and the latest regional and international developments.

The king also met Bahrain Crown Prince Salman bin Hamad Al-Khalifa, Gabon’s President Ali Bongo Ondimba, and Senegalese President Macky Sall.

During the meeting, they reviewed bilateral relations, ways of enhancing them, and the latest regional and international developments.

Later on Wednesday, the king received the Kingdom’s grand mufti, ministers, officials, scholars and citizens who came to greet him.

On Tuesday, the king and the crown prince discussed bilateral issues with Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan.

 

 

 


Houthis target Saudi Khamis Mushayt in repeat attack

Updated 22 August 2019

Houthis target Saudi Khamis Mushayt in repeat attack

  • Houthis claimed 10 drones which hit a Saudi natural gas liquefaction plant
  • The Arab coalition said the Houthis are becoming desperate because of their losses

DUBAI: The Arab coalition destroyed two Houthi drones targeting Khamis Mushayt city in south west Saudi Arabia, the state news agency SPA reported on Thursday.

It was the latest in a spate of drone attacks claimed by the Houthi militia in recent weeks, including 10 drones that hit the Saudi Shaybah natural gas liquefaction plant near the UAE border.

Arab Coalition spokesman Col. Turki Al-Maliki said the coalition were taking all possible measures and employing best practices to intercept the drones and stop attacks,

And said the the repeated attacks showed the militants were becoming increasingly desperate as they continued to lose on a daily basis.