Saudi Security Aviation performs operations over Madinah

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The Saudi General Security Aviation Command continued its ongoing security rounds in Madinah. (SPA)
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The Saudi General Security Aviation Command continued its ongoing security rounds in Madinah. (SPA)
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The Saudi General Security Aviation Command continued its ongoing security rounds in Madinah. (SPA)
Updated 14 August 2018

Saudi Security Aviation performs operations over Madinah

MADINAH: The Saudi General Security Aviation Command continued its ongoing security rounds in Madinah by monitoring the security situation in the city, and by providing assistance to governmental bodies as part of this year Hajj plan.
The Aviation Command carries out security operations over the holy sites visited by pilgrims during Hajj season.
It provides logistical support for various fields tasked with serving the pilgrims.
The Command carried out an exploratory tour in Madinah led by Lt. Col. Captain Mohamad Al-Harbi and Captain Turki Al-Duhmosh, as well as Captain Abdelelah Al-Zahrani.
During this latest round, it monitored the security situation and the traffic at sites and pathways frequented by pilgrims, such as the Prophet’s Mosque, prominent mosques in the city and other areas, and keeping pace with the pilgrimage between Madinah and Makkah.


Organization of Islamic Cooperation says Florida shooting does not represent tolerant values of Saudis

Updated 27 min 20 sec ago

Organization of Islamic Cooperation says Florida shooting does not represent tolerant values of Saudis

RIYADH: The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) expressed Saturday sorrow over the shooting in Florida that killed three and injured several others.

The shooting by a Saudi aviation student took place at the US naval base in Pensacola, Florida. The attacker was shot and killed by police.

The organization condemned the attack in a statement, and stressing that the shooter did not represent the tolerant Islamic values of the Saudi people and all Muslims who believe in “tolerance and moderation.”

The Secretary-General of the OIC, Yousef Al-Othaimeen, offered condolences to the families of the victims and expressed his wishes for a speedy recovery for the injured.