Saudi Arabia’s crown prince receives Yemeni prime minister in Neom

Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman met with Yemeni prime minister Dr. Moeen Abdulmalik in Riyadh on Tuesday. (SPA)
Updated 24 July 2019

Saudi Arabia’s crown prince receives Yemeni prime minister in Neom

  • During the meeting, they reviewed the latest developments on the Yemeni conflict
  • Efforts exerted by both sides to ensure the security, stability and development of Yemen were also discussed

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman met with Yemeni prime minister Maeen Abdulmalik in Neom on Tuesday.
During the meeting, they reviewed the latest developments on the Yemeni conflict and efforts exerted by both sides to ensure the security, stability and development of Yemen.
The meeting was also attended by Prince Khalid bin Salman, Deputy Minister of Defense as well as Head of General Intelligence Khalid Al-Humaidan and the Ambassador of Saudi Arabia in Yemen.


Saudi Arabia’s civil defense rescues hundreds from floods after torrential rain

Updated 05 August 2020

Saudi Arabia’s civil defense rescues hundreds from floods after torrential rain

  • More than 600 people have been provided with shelter
  • The Asir region was the hardest hit

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia’s civil defense has saved almost 700 people after torrential rain caused flooding in several areas of the Kingdom.
Between July 26 to Aug. 4, 77 people including 11 families, have been rescued in Makkah, Madinah, Asir, Jazan, and Al-Baha, the media center of the General Directorate of Civil Defense said Wednesday.
More than 600 people have been provided with shelter, including three families.
The Asir region was the hardest hit and had the highest number of rescues, while the lowest was Madinah with one rescue.
The center said eight committees have been formed in a number of affected areas to limit the damage and losses from the rain.
Civil defense called on citizens and residents in areas experiencing torrential rains in the Kingdom to take precautions and not to walk in the valleys or wide and avoid torrents of water, to move away from areas exposed to flooding caused by heavy rains.