Arab coalition targets Houthi bases in Sanaa

Airstrike by the Saudi-led coalition in the Yemeni capital Sanaa, on July 1, 2020. (File/AFP)
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Updated 13 September 2020

Arab coalition targets Houthi bases in Sanaa

Saudi-led Arab coalition aircraft launched a series of raids on Houthi militia and sites in Sanaa and its suburbs during the early hours of Sunday. 
The coalition targeted Al-Dailami Air Base, Al Arabiya TV reported., where they destroyed four Houthi drones.
Local sources told the Saudi news channel that the raids targeted artillery base, which the militia uses as a weapons development workshop, barracks.
The attacks also hit military sites in the Bani Al-Hareth, Jabal Al-Sama district north of the capital, and the Al-Sawad camp, the former command center of the Yemeni Republican Guard, in the Sawad Haziz area, south of the capital.


UAE reports new record high of 1,538 coronavirus infections

Updated 21 October 2020

UAE reports new record high of 1,538 coronavirus infections

  • The total number of cases in the UAE since the pandemic began has reached 119,132
  • The country has also confirmed two deaths, raising the number of COVID-19-linked deaths to 472

DUBAI: The UAE has recorded 1,538 coronavirus cases in the past 24 hours after conducting 105,740 tests, state news agency WAM reported.
The Ministry of Health and Prevention said the total number of cases since the pandemic began has reached 119,132. The country has also confirmed two deaths, raising the number of COVID-19-linked deaths to 472.
The ministry also said 1,501 people had recovered from COVID-19 overnight, bringing the total to 111,814.
The UAE, with a population of around 9.9 million people, has seen the number of daily new cases surge over the past two months from 164 on Aug. 3 to a new high of 1,538.