Arab coalition destroys armed Houthi drone targeting Saudi Arabia

The Arab coalition intercepted and destroyed an armed Houthi drone targeting the Kingdom’s southern region on Sunday. (File/AFP)
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Updated 27 September 2020

Arab coalition destroys armed Houthi drone targeting Saudi Arabia

  • The drone was destroyed in Yemen’s airspace on Sunday
  • Yemen’s government and the Houthis have agreed to immediately release 1,000 prisoners in a prisoner swap

RIYADH: The Arab coalition intercepted and destroyed an armed Houthi drone targeting the Kingdom’s southern region on Sunday.
The drone was destroyed in Yemen’s airspace, the coalition said.
Earlier on Sunday, the UN mission in Yemen said the government and the Houthi militia had agreed to immediately release 1,000 prisoners in a prisoner swap.


Saudi aid agency continues health projects in Yemen

Updated 2 min 56 sec ago

Saudi aid agency continues health projects in Yemen

ADEN: The King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSrelief) launched a fog-spraying campaign in displacement camps in Yemen’s Aden governorate. The three-day campaign is part of an emergency response project to combat dengue fever.
It aims to eliminate mosquitoes and raise awareness about the importance of personal hygiene in order to limit the spread of epidemics and diseases among displaced people.
In Mukalla KSrelief is continuing its medical campaign for open heart surgeries for children, as part of the “Saudi Pulse” program to provide free treatment and operations for heart conditions in Hadramout.The medical team has performed 11 successful operations.