Orphans among thousands aided by Saudi relief projects

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Young Yemeni orphans are among the regular recipients of assistance from KSRelief. (SPA)
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A KSRelief distribution center in Somalia. (SPA)
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Refugees collect relief foods from a KSRelief distribution center in Lebanon. (SPA)
Updated 22 February 2019
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Orphans among thousands aided by Saudi relief projects

JEDDAH: Orphans in Yemen are among thousands of people to have received vital support from the King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSRelief).
As part of KSRelief projects running in Lebanon, Somalia and Yemen, 90 orphans from the governorates of Marib, Sana’a and Al-Bayda were provided with care and protection in schools.
In a separate program, the center distributed 635 kits of household utensils, 312 winter clothes packages and 680 blankets to Syrian refugees in Lebanon’s Beqaa region.
Emergency aid was also provided by KSRelief to people affected by floods in the central Hiran region of Somalia.


Houthis have smuggled various weapons from Iran: Arab coalition

Updated 24 June 2019
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Houthis have smuggled various weapons from Iran: Arab coalition

  • Col. Al-Maliki also said that the Houthis are digging trenches and building fortifications in Hodeidah
  • Said Iran-backed militia is trying to provoke the coalition

RIYADH: The Arab coalition supporting Yemen’s internationally recognized government said on Monday that the Houthi militia has received various types of weapons smuggled from Iran.
Speaking at a weekly press conference in Riyadh, spokesperson Col. Turki Al-Maliki said the militia has suffered heavy losses and as a result they have been targeting civilians and civilian installations.
Col. Al-Maliki also said that the Houthis are digging trenches and building fortifications in Hodeidah in violation of the Stockholm agreement.
He said that the Iran-backed militia is trying to provoke the coalition, but “we will apply international law.”
He added that the coalition has started providing financial assistance to those affected by accidents in Yemen and the coalition has already compensated 116 people affected.