Coalition intercepts 2 Houthi drones targeting southern Saudi Arabia

The debris from the drones damaged a building and some cars. (SPA)
Updated 17 July 2019

Coalition intercepts 2 Houthi drones targeting southern Saudi Arabia

JEDDAH: The Arab military coalition intercepted two drones launched by the Houthis in Yemen toward Khamis Mushayt in southern Saudi Arabia Monday.

Debris from the drones fell on a residential area and damaged a building and some cars. No one was killed or injured, the coalition said. 


Health Ministry treats 649,690 Hajj pilgrims

The number of participants in serving pilgrims this year reached 30,000 employees of the Ministry of Health. (SPA)
Updated 24 August 2019

Health Ministry treats 649,690 Hajj pilgrims

  • For the first time this year, the ministry used robotic technology for medical consultations, which gave hospitals in Mina remote access to consultants in micro specialties

RIYADH: The Ministry of Health has revealed specialized services provided by its hospitals and health centers in Makkah, Madinah and holy sites for pilgrims during Hajj.
The ministry said that the number of pilgrims who received treatment in hospitals and health centers reached 649,690.
The number of participants in serving pilgrims this year reached 30,000 employees of the Ministry of Health, while 25 hospitals were prepared in Makkah and Madinah, with a total capacity of 5,000 beds.
For the first time this year, the ministry used robotic technology for medical consultations, which gave hospitals in Mina remote access to consultants in micro specialties.