Arab coalition destroys two Houthi drones launched from Sanaa

Coalition air force units managed to intercept and destroy two unmanned aircraft launched by Houthi forces. (AFP/File Photo)
Updated 22 June 2019

Arab coalition destroys two Houthi drones launched from Sanaa

  • Al-Maliki reiterated the coalition’s desire to implement “appropriate deterrence measures”

RIYADH: Coalition air force units managed to intercept and destroy two drones launched by Houthi forces, spokesman Col. Turki Al-Maliki said on Friday.
Al-Maliki said the first was destroyed at 9:28 p.m. local time, and said the drones were launched from the province of Sanaa and were intercepted and destroyed in Yemeni airspace.
Al-Maliki reiterated the coalition’s desire to implement “appropriate deterrence measures to deal with hostile and terrorist acts” by the Houthis, which break international humanitarian law.


G20 ministers discuss preserving environment

Saudi Minister of Environment, Water, and Agriculture Abdulrahman Al-Fadley. (Photo/MEWA/Twitter)
Updated 19 September 2020

G20 ministers discuss preserving environment

  • Ministers discussed methods to reduce land degradation and conserve biodiversity

RIYADH: Tackling land degradation and habitat loss, and conserving coral reefs were among the items discussed at a meeting of G20 environment ministers.
The aim of the gathering was to strengthen policy cooperation toward safeguarding the planet’s ecosystems and biodiversity, the Saudi Press Agency reported on Friday.
During the meeting, chaired by Saudi Minister of Environment, Water, and Agriculture Abdulrahman Al-Fadley, ministers focused on land and marine environment-related issues and the conservation of natural resources.
They also discussed methods to reduce land degradation and conserve biodiversity.