Two killed, dozens injured in Gaza City rallies and clashes

  • GAZA CITY: Tens of thousands of Palestinians demonstrated in the Gaza Strip after the end of Friday prayers, while clashes broke out between hundreds of youths and Israeli forces along the border between Gaza and Israel. At least two Palestinians were killed and dozens injured....
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US fires warning shots to stop Iran navy vessel in Gulf

  • JEDDAH: A US Navy ship fired warning shots when an Iranian vessel in the Gulf came within 150 yards (137 meters) of it on Tuesday, in the first such incident since President Donald Trump took office, US officials said. The last major incident was earlier in January, though a US vessel fired a ...
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GCC joint security muscled up

  • RIYADH: GCC interior ministers reviewed the contents of the vision of Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman that aims to promote GCC joint action in the field of security.The ministers were in the capital to attend their 17th consultative meeting, chaired by Crown Prince Mohammed bin Naif...
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Border Guards repel attack in Jazan, 3 soldiers martyred

  • JEDDAH: Three Saudi Border Guard soldiers died in fighting with "enemy elements" trying to cross the border from Yemen to attack two watch towers, the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) said on Monday.An Interior Ministry spokesman was quoted by the SPA as saying said fighting erupted on Sunday evening...
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Yemen meeting backs ‘resistance’, plans political future

  • RIYADH: A conference of Yemeni political factions on Tuesday vowed support for “resistance” forces battling anti-government rebels, while laying a political foundation for the country’s future.“We support this resistance to go on fighting,” exiled President Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi told about 300...
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IS ordered cops’ killing

  • A young extremist who killed two policemen and injured two others in separate shooting incidents in Riyadh over the last two months, was following the instructions of the Islamic State (IS) terror group, the Interior Ministry said on Friday.Maj. Gen. Mansour Al-Turki, spokesman of the ministry,...
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Blackout hits Jeddah flights

  • There was a blackout at King Abdul Aziz International Airport (KAIA) in Jeddah on Thursday morning for up to 40 minutes in some areas, leading to a shutdown of the baggage loading system and flight delays.A 15-second shutdown in one area was resolved by back-up generators, but other departments...
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Kingdom pledges $274m for Yemen

  • Saudi Arabia, which has been fighting Houthi militias in Yemen since March 26, on Saturday announced $274 million in humanitarian aid for the embattled country....
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Every soul backs Decisive Storm

  • RIYADH: A newspaper hails Saudi Arabia's "brave armed men." Students build a remote-controlled fighter plane as a tribute to warplanes bombing Yemeni rebels. A phone company offers patriotic songs as ringtones.This is wartime in Saudi Arabia, where every audible voice is behind the three...
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Sales of books on Islam rocket after France attacks

  • Paris: Books on Islam are selling out in France after deadly extremist attacks in the capital raised uncomfortable questions about Europe’s fastest-growing religion.A special magazine supplement focused on the Qur'an has flown off the shelves, and shops are selling more books on Islam than...
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