UN Development Program team praises Saudi aid drive in Yemen

The UNDP representatives praised the humanitarian role played by the Kingdom, through the center. (SPA)
Updated 14 December 2018

UN Development Program team praises Saudi aid drive in Yemen

  • The UNDP representatives praised the humanitarian role played by the Kingdom, through the center

JEDDAH: Ahmed bin Ali Al-Bayez, assistant supervisor general of the King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSrelief) for Operations and Programs, met representatives of the UN Development Program (UNDP) in Riyadh on Thursday.
Al-Bayez reviewed the center’s efforts in needy countries, especially Yemen.
The two sides discussed joint programs in the humanitarian, relief and development fields, the development of local communities and ways to overcome difficulties facing humanitarian aid.
The UNDP representatives praised the humanitarian role played by the Kingdom, through the center.


Arab coalition destroys Houthi drones targeting Khamis Mushayt, Jazan

Updated 24 August 2019

Arab coalition destroys Houthi drones targeting Khamis Mushayt, Jazan

  • Two Houthi drones targeting Khamis Mushayt were also destroyed on Thursday
  • Arab Coalition spokesman Col. Turki Al-Maliki said the coalition is taking all possible measures and employing best practices to intercept Houthi drones

RIYADH: The Arab coalition destroyed Houthi drones targeting the southwestern Saudi cities of Khamis Mushayt and Jazan on Saturday, coalition spokesperson Col. Turki Al-Maliki said.

Two Houthi drones targeting Khamis Mushayt were also destroyed on Thursday. 

The attack is the latest in a spate of Houthi attempts to target Saudi Arabia, 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 is taking all possible measures and employing best practices to intercept Houthi drones and stop attacks,