Arab Coalition intercepts drone targeting Saudi Arabia

Turki Al-Maliki said the Coalition’s operations in Yemen are in accordance with humanitarian and international law.
Updated 19 June 2019
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Arab Coalition intercepts drone targeting Saudi Arabia

  • The spokesperson said the militia continue to violate the Stockhold agreement
  • He confirmed the Coalition’s operations follow international and humanitarian laws

DUBAI: The Arab Coalition destroyed a Houthi drone targetting Saudi Arabia on Wednesday, Saudi state-news agency SPA reported.
The militia sent the drone from Hodeidah province, and the Coalition intercepted it while it was still in Yemen’s airspace above Hajja province, the spokesperson Col. Turki Al-Maliki said.
“The Houthi militants continue to violate the Stockholm agreement and use Hodeidah as a base to launch rocket attacks and drones,” he said.
Al-Maliki confirmed that the Coalition’s operations against the Houthis follow international and Humanitarian laws.


Stena Impero operator in contact with crew of seized tanker

Updated 46 min 18 sec ago
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Stena Impero operator in contact with crew of seized tanker

  • ‘... they’re all okay and in good health and they’re getting good cooperation with the Iranians on board the vessel’

STOCKHOLM: Stena Bulk, the Swedish-based operator of a British-flagged tanker seized last week by Iran, has been in contact by telephone with the 23 crew members of the vessel, Stena Impero, a spokesman for the operator said on Wednesday.
“We had direct contact with the crew on board the vessel last night by telephone and they’re all okay and in good health and they’re getting good cooperation with the Iranians on board the vessel,” spokesman Pat Adamson said.
“We see this as a first step and progress toward a resolution,” he added.