Saudi air defenses intercept explosive Houthi drone in the vicinity of Jazan airport

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The Royal Saudi Air Defense Forces intercepted a Houthi drone packed with explosives heading for Jazan airport on Sunday. (SPA)
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The Royal Saudi Air Defense Forces intercepted a Houthi drone packed with explosives heading for Jazan airport on Sunday. (SPA)
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The Royal Saudi Air Defense Forces intercepted a Houthi drone packed with explosives heading for Jazan airport on Sunday. (SPA)
Updated 26 May 2019

Saudi air defenses intercept explosive Houthi drone in the vicinity of Jazan airport

  • Arab Coalition spokesperson Col. Turki Al-Maliki said that the drone targeted King Abdullah Airport in Jazan
  • Saudi air defenses intercepted it at 7.14 a.m. local time on Sunday

RIYADH: The Royal Saudi Air Defense Forces intercepted a Houthi drone packed with explosives heading for Jazan airport on Sunday, Saudi Press Agency reported. 

Arab Coalition spokesperson Col. Turki Al-Maliki said that the drone targeted King Abdullah Airport in Jazan and that Saudi air defenses intercepted it at 7.14 a.m. local time on Sunday. 

The air defenses destroyed another drone packed with explosives launched by the Houthis towards Najran airport on Thursday.

 

 


New fines for firms violating labor rights in Saudi Arabia

GOSI noted that penalties will vary in size according to the number of workers whose rights were violated by their employers. (SPA)
Updated 22 min 1 sec ago

New fines for firms violating labor rights in Saudi Arabia

  • GOSI noted that penalties will vary in size according to the number of workers whose rights were violated by their employers

RIYADH: New fines are to be imposed on companies that violate a royal order to support Saudi workers in the private sector enterprises affected by the repercussions of COVID-19.
The General Organization for Social Insurance (GOSI) has approved the penalties related to the provisions of the labor law and the unemployment insurance legislation via the unemployment insurance program (Saned).
The Ministry of Human Resources and Social Development and GOSI have been entrusted with imposing adequate penalties on violations of the terms of the order.
Penalties of SR10,000–50,000 ($2,600–13,000) will be imposed for violations.
GOSI noted that penalties will vary in size according to the number of workers whose rights were violated by their employers.
GOSI pointed out that the penalties will be implemented without affecting more severe penalties stipulated by other legislation.