Missile from Yemen kills civilian in Saudi Arabia

Updated 12 August 2016

Missile from Yemen kills civilian in Saudi Arabia

JEDDAH: One person has died and another seven civilians have been injured after a missile was launched into Saudi territory from Yemen, local media reported on Wednesday.
The missile hit a building in Samtah in Jazan province.
Civil Defense Spokesperson Major Yahya Al-Qahtani said teams received a call about the incident around 2pm.
Earlier in the day, The Royal Saudi Air Defense Forces intercepted two missiles heading toward the cities of Abha and Khamis Mushait and there were no casualties reported in that incident.


ThePlace: Souk Al-Majlis of Qassim

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ThePlace: Souk Al-Majlis of Qassim

The Saudi marketplace Souk Al-Majlis, or the Divan Heritage Souk, is part of the old town of Al-Maznab and lies 7 kilometers from the urban center of the city in Al-Derah district.

Al-Maznab township itself is located  in southeastern Qassim province and covers an area of about 2 square kilometers.

It contains more than 380 houses of various sizes, while the old Divan Heritage Souk and the Masque of Bahla Palace form the starting point for the district and its main center.

The souk is popular with visitors and locals and hosts summer events, auctions and folklore presentations among other similar activities.