Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman meets injured soldiers during Riyadh hospital visit

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Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman met with injured soldiers recovering in the Prince Sultan Medical City in Riyadh. (SPA)
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Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman met with injured soldiers recovering in the Prince Sultan Medical City in Riyadh. (SPA)
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Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman met with injured soldiers recovering in the Prince Sultan Medical City in Riyadh. (SPA)
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Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman met with injured soldiers recovering in the Prince Sultan Medical City in Riyadh. (SPA)
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Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman met with injured soldiers recovering in the Prince Sultan Medical City in Riyadh. (SPA)
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Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman met with injured soldiers recovering in the Prince Sultan Medical City in Riyadh. (SPA)
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Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman met with injured soldiers recovering in the Prince Sultan Medical City in Riyadh. (SPA)
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Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman met with injured soldiers recovering in the Prince Sultan Medical City in Riyadh. (SPA)
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Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman met with injured soldiers recovering in the Prince Sultan Medical City in Riyadh. (SPA)
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Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman met with injured soldiers recovering in the Prince Sultan Medical City in Riyadh. (SPA)
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Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman met with injured soldiers recovering in the Prince Sultan Medical City in Riyadh. (SPA)
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Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman met with injured soldiers recovering in the Prince Sultan Medical City in Riyadh. (SPA)
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Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman met with injured soldiers recovering in the Prince Sultan Medical City in Riyadh. (SPA)
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Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman met with injured soldiers recovering in the Prince Sultan Medical City in Riyadh. (SPA)
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Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman met with injured soldiers recovering in the Prince Sultan Medical City in Riyadh. (SPA)
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Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman met with injured soldiers recovering in the Prince Sultan Medical City in Riyadh. (SPA)
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Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman met with injured soldiers recovering in the Prince Sultan Medical City in Riyadh. (SPA)
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Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman met with injured soldiers recovering in the Prince Sultan Medical City in Riyadh. (SPA)
Updated 05 November 2018
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Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman meets injured soldiers during Riyadh hospital visit

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman met with injured soldiers recovering in the Prince Sultan Medical City in Riyadh, according to Saudi Press Agency.
Meeting with several soldiers returning from operations on the southern border, the crown prince passed on good wishes from King Salman, as well as expressing pride and appreciation for their sacrifices.

The crown prince also awarded the injured personnel medals of honor, which are given to all those injured during military operations.
He was joined on his visit by Chief of General Staff Fayyad Al-Ruwaili, Lt. Gen. Fahd bin Turki bin Abdulaziz and Ministry of Defense adviser Fahad Al-Issa.


Investigation into alleged mistakes in Yemen find coalition forces acted properly

Updated 17 January 2019
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Investigation into alleged mistakes in Yemen find coalition forces acted properly

JEDDAH: The Joint Incident Assessment Team in Yemen (JIAT) has investigated four allegations made by international governmental and non-governmental organizations and media about mistakes made by coalition forces while carrying out military operations inside Yemen.
JIAT spokesman Mansour Al-Mansour said that the team concluded that the procedures followed by the coalition forces were proper and safe, taking into consideration the rules of engagement, international humanitarian law and the coalition’s own rules.
Team members visited a number of cities in Yemen, including Aden, Lahj and Khor Maksar, during the investigation and spoke to witnesses, victims and their families to gather evidence and establish the facts.
In one of the incidents that was investigated, coalition warship fired on and destroyed a craft in the waters off the Yemeni port of Al-Khokha in September. Al-Mansour said that after examining documents and evidence JIAT had concluded that an alliance ship was escorting and protecting a flotilla of three Saudi merchant ships when, in an area off the port of Al-Khokha, a boat was spotted approaching the convoy at a high speed from the direction of the Yemeni coast.
The escort ship followed the accepted rules of engagement by repeatedly warning the unidentified vessel, using loudspeakers, not to come any closer. When these went unheeded, warning shots were fired but the boat continued to approach.
“On reaching an area that represented a threat to the convoy, the protection ship tackled the boat according to the rules of engagement and targeted it, resulting in an explosion on the boat,” said Al-Mansour. “The protection ship continued escorting the convoy. After the escort task was completed, the protection ship returned to the site of the targeted boat to carry out a search-and-rescue operation for the crew of the target boat but no one was found.”