Arab Coalition intercepts Houthi drone in Yemeni airspace

Arab Coalition intercepts Houthi drone in Yemeni airspace
A Saudi border guard patrols Saudi Arabia's maritime border with Yemen along a beach on the Red Sea, near Jizan, Apr. 8, 2015. (Reuters)
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Updated 07 October 2020

Arab Coalition intercepts Houthi drone in Yemeni airspace

Arab Coalition intercepts Houthi drone in Yemeni airspace

RIYADH: The Arab Coalition fighting in Yemen has intercepted and destroyed an explosives-laden drone in Yemeni airspace launched by the Houthi militia. 

Coalition spokesman Col. Turki Al-Maliki said the launching of the drone shows how the Houthis continue their systematic and intentional way to attack civilian targets in Saudi Arabia.


Saudi royals offer condolences to Indonesia’s quake victims

Saudi royals offer condolences to Indonesia’s quake victims
Updated 19 January 2021

Saudi royals offer condolences to Indonesia’s quake victims

Saudi royals offer condolences to Indonesia’s quake victims
  • At least 56 people were killed and 820 injured in the quake that left 15,000 people displaced

RIYADH: The Saudi King and Crown Prince have offered their condolences to President Joko Widodo of Indonesia after an earthquake measuring 6.2 on the Richter scale hit Sulawesi island on Friday, state news agency SPA reported.

According to the disaster mitigation agency (BNPB) at least 56 people were killed and 820 injured in the quake that left 15,000 people displaced.

King Salman and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman offered their sympathy to the families of those killed and wished a speedy recovery for the injured.