Saudi Crown Prince, US Secretary of Defense discuss troop deployment

Saudi Crown Prince, US Secretary of Defense discuss troop deployment

:: Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman received a phone call on Wednesday from the US Secretary of Defense during which they discussed ongoing arrangements to send US troops of a More »

Saudi Energy Minister confirms restoration of Kingdom’s gas production capacity

Saudi Energy Minister confirms restoration of Kingdom’s gas production capacity

:: Saudi Arabia’s Minister of Energy confirmed on Wednesday the restoration of production capacity, affirming the Kingdom’s position as a reliable energy supplier in the global market. The energy minister, Prince Abdulaziz More »

Egypt calls Erdogan statements ‘ironic,’ accuses Turkey of sponsoring terrorism

Egypt calls Erdogan statements ‘ironic,’ accuses Turkey of sponsoring terrorism

:: Egypt’s foreign ministry spokesman, Ahmed Hafez, slammed Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s statements at the UN General Assembly this week where he urged the UN to “handle the suspicious death of More »

Saudi Crown Prince: Attacks are test of int’l resolve against destructive acts

Saudi Crown Prince: Attacks are test of int’l resolve against destructive acts

:: Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman said on Wednesday that the attacks on Saudi Aramco oil facilities are a test of international resolve in the face of destructive acts that More »

Saudi Crown Prince says attacks on oil facilities are a ‘dangerous escalation’

Saudi Crown Prince says attacks on oil facilities are a ‘dangerous escalation’

:: Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman said the recent attacks on Saudi Aramco facilities represented a “dangerous escalation not only toward the Kingdom but also the entire world.” The Crown More »



Saudi apache helicopters hit militias near Jazan

Saudi Arabia’s apache helicopters targeted militia in a border attack across Jazan and recorded direct hits, an Al Arabiya News correspondent reported. Saudi Arabia has been ramping up counter-attacks in recent days after militias launched several cross border rocket attacks.

Yemen army captures Houthi militias in Marib

Yemen’s national army and popular resistance forces captured a number of Houthi militias and forces loyal to former ousted Yemeni president Ali Abdullah Saleh in west Marib, Al Arabiya News Channel sources confirmed. Among those captured were Houthi militia leaders

Photo emerges of kidnapped US teacher in Yemen

The first purported photo of a kidnapped American principal living and working in Yemen by militiamen has emerged. Masked gunmen donning civilian clothes – reportedly belonging to Houthi militia security apparatus – stormed English-language school Exceed Language Center in the

Saudi Arabia intercepts ballistic missile targeting Khamis Mushait city

Saudi Arabia’s defense had intercepted a ballistic missile heading to Khamis Mishait city on Monday. During overnight raids, coalition forces struck Houthi militias military sites and gathering locations in in Taiz. Al Arabiya sources confirmed that during other strikes, Houthi

Saudi Arabia convenes talks on Yemen crisis

Saudi Arabia will host over the next few days a series of important meetings for the Gulf foreign ministers, the US and Britain to discuss the Yemeni crisis as military activities escalate after the militia representatives thwarted the peace consultations

Iran confesses Houthi rockets ‘made in Tehran’

Iran’s Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA) has said that missiles made in Tehran were recently used in Yemen by Houthi militias in cross border attacks against Saudi Arabia. The Zelzal-3 rockets are Iranian-made solid propellant missiles that has been known

UN envoy proposes roadmap for Yemen peace

The UN special envoy to Yemen said on Tuesday he has proposed a roadmap for a peaceful settlement to end 14 months of armed conflict in the impoverished Arab nation. The war pitting Iran-backed Shiite Houthi militias and their allies

Yemen talks in Kuwait enter 60th day

Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed, the United Nations Special Envoy for Yemen, is set to brief the UN Security Council on Tuesday on the same day the talks in Yemen enters its third month, an Al Arabiya News Channel correspondent said.

Saudi-led operations in Yemen ‘coming to an end’

The spokesman for the Saudi-led military coalition says that major combat operations in Yemen are coming to an end, after which the coalition will work on “long-term” plans to bring stability to the country. Brig. Gen. Ahmed al-Assiri said that

During nine months of civil war and military intervention by a Saudi-led Gulf Arab coalition last March.

A drone strike killed four suspected al Qaeda militants in a car in the southern Yemeni province of Shabwa on Friday, local officials and residents said. The car burst into flames and plumes of black smoke were billowing above the

Deadly gun attack hits Yemen care home

At least 16 people, including four Indian nurses, were killed when gunmen opened fire Friday at an elderly care home in Yemen’s main southern city of Aden, security officials said. Four gunmen stormed the care home in Aden’s Sheikh Othman

Yemeni army recaptures key base near capital

Yemen’s army and forces from the Popular Resistance were able to recapture a strategic military camp near the capital Sanaa, exclusive photos obtained by Al Arabiya News Channel show. The photos of Fardhat Nahm camp near Sanaa showed destruction of

World peace versus Saudi national security

Jamal Khashoggi

By : Jamal Khashoggi In the event of victory for Saudi Arabia and its allies in Yemen, Yemeni politicians – including the Houthis, should they wish – would return to dialogue to build a country that is not governed by

Saudi Patriot intercepts Houthi ballistic missile

A Patriot missile shot down a Scud fired from the Yemeni capital towards southern Saudi Arabia on Tuesday, the Saudi-led coalition told AFP, the day after another Scud attack. In the latest incident, debris from the destroyed Scud fell in

Saudi intercepts scud missile from Yemen

Saudi air defenses on Monday intercepted a Scud missile fired at Khamis Mushait city where a major airbase is located, the coalition fighting in Yemen said. The interception occurred “this morning at about three o’clock,” Brigadier General Ahmed al-Assiri, spokesman

Saudi soldier dies in border shelling from Yemen

A Saudi soldier has been killed in shelling from across the border in Yemen, the interior ministry announced on Wednesday. He died on Tuesday in a strike on a border guards’ observation post in the Harth district of Jazan in

Yemen seizes crucial port from Houthi militias

Troops loyal to Yemeni President Abdrabbu Mansour Hadi seized a Red Sea port town on Wednesday in the country’s northwest following fierce fighting with Iran-backed Shiite militias, a military chief said. “We have full control of the port and the

Yemen peace talks reach deal on aid for Taez

A deal to immediately resume humanitarian aid to the flashpoint Yemeni city of Taez has been agreed at peace talks between the warring sides in Switzerland, the U.N. said on Thursday. The U.N. envoy to Yemen, Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed,

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