Arab coalition destroys armed Houthi drone targeting Saudi Arabia

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

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.


Inspectors monitor health violations in Saudi Arabia's Eastern Province

Inspectors monitor health violations in Saudi Arabia's Eastern Province
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Inspectors monitor health violations in Saudi Arabia's Eastern Province

Inspectors monitor health violations in Saudi Arabia's Eastern Province

DAMMAML Saudi Arabia’s Eastern Province municipality has carried out 859 field inspection tours in the region as part of its monitoring of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) precautionary measures.
The checks were conducted with the oversight of relevant authorities to ensure that the necessary protocols were in place to protect the health and safety of Saudi nationals and residents. The inspections resulted in few violations: 14 for noncompliance with preventive measures and two for congregation in commercial markets.
The municipality sanitized 749 sites, with the participation of hundreds of environmental workers.