Missile fired from Yemen hits desert in Asir

A projectile fired by Houthis from Yemen on August 14, 2016, is seen at the yard of a water facility in Jazan. (SPA file photo)
Updated 08 October 2016
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Missile fired from Yemen hits desert in Asir

JEDDAH: Yemeni rebels fired yet another ballistic missile in the direction of Khamis Mushayt on Friday night, the Saudi-led Coalition force supporting Yemen’s government said.
A Coalition statement on Saturday said the missile was fired at about 9:30 p.m. Friday from south of Saada but it fell in an uninhabited desert and caused no injuries.
Saudi jets hit back, targeting the area inside Yemen from where the missile was fired, the statement said.
Early on Friday, a projectile fired from Yemen struck the settlement of Tuwal in Jazan province, killing a Yemeni man and injuring another man and his child, officials said.
Shiite Houthi rebels and troops loyal to former president Ali Abdullah Saleh have been routinely firing ballistic missiles and mortars at Saudi Arabia since peace talks between them and the government of President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi collapsed in July.


Saudi heritage chief launches Korean exhibition in Riyadh

Updated 19 December 2018
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Saudi heritage chief launches Korean exhibition in Riyadh

RIYADH: Prince Sultan bin Salman, the president of the Saudi Commission for Tourism and National Heritage, officially opened an exhibition in Riyadh showcasing Korean history and culture. He was joined at the event by Professor Bae Kidong, the director general of the National Museum of Korea in Seoul, and Korean Ambassador to Saudi Arabia Jo Byung-Wook.
Titled “Korean History and Culture: an Enchanting Journey to the Korean Civilization,” the exhibition — which will be at the National Museum until March 7, 2019 and is the first of its kind in Saudi Arabia — features rare artifacts that showcase Korean archaeology, civilization and folklore, as well as a selection of exhibits from the Korean National Museum.
Prince Sultan said that such cooperation in the field of culture and archaeology is very important, especially since Korea has a great and ancient culture, and given its important relationship with Saudi Arabia through the years.
On behalf of the Korean government and people, Prof. Bae expressed his sincere appreciation to the Kingdom for hosting the exhibition.