Arab Coalition destroys Houthi drone targeting Saudi Arabia

Arab Coalition destroys Houthi drone targeting Saudi Arabia
Arab Coalition said Houthi militants continue to use drones to attack civilian structures. Image shows Ababil drones used by the militia in fights against the Coalition displayed in Abu Dhabi in 2018. (File/AFP)
Updated 03 July 2019

Arab Coalition destroys Houthi drone targeting Saudi Arabia

Arab Coalition destroys Houthi drone targeting Saudi Arabia
  • Coalition forces intercepted the drone at around 9 a.m. on Wednesday
  • The spokesman said the fight against Houthis will continue

DUBAI: The Arab Coalition intercepted and destroyed a Houthi drone targeting Saudi Arabia on Monday, state news agency SPA said.

Coalition forces destroyed the drone while it was still in Yemen’s airspace at 9:07 a.m., Col. Turki Al-Maliki said.

Houthi militants continue to use drones in terror attacks against civilians and civilian structures, the Coalition spokesman added.

The Coalition will continue fighting the militia in a manner that is acceptable under international law, Al-Turki said.


Saudi envoy Mishaal bin Hamdan Al-Roqi presents credentials to Togo FM

Saudi envoy to Ghana, Mishaal bin Hamdan Al-Roqi, left, presenting his credentials to Togolese Minister of Foreign Affairs Robert Dossi. (SPA)
Saudi envoy to Ghana, Mishaal bin Hamdan Al-Roqi, left, presenting his credentials to Togolese Minister of Foreign Affairs Robert Dossi. (SPA)
Updated 15 January 2021

Saudi envoy Mishaal bin Hamdan Al-Roqi presents credentials to Togo FM

Saudi envoy to Ghana, Mishaal bin Hamdan Al-Roqi, left, presenting his credentials to Togolese Minister of Foreign Affairs Robert Dossi. (SPA)

Saudi Arabia’s ambassador to Ghana, Mishaal bin Hamdan Al-Roqi, handed a copy of his credentials as the Kingdom’s nonresident ambassador to Togo to Togolese Minister of Foreign Affairs Robert Dossi.

Al-Roqi conveyed the greetings of Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan to Dossi and discussed Saudi-Togolese relations and ways to enhance relations between the two countries.