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 »



Was Houthi attack on Saudi ship intended for US?

The suicide attack against a Saudi frigate off the Yemen coast, in which two sailors died, might have been intended for a US ship Fox News reported, citing two defense officials. Two Saudi sailors were killed during the attack that

Saudi-led coalition strikes Houthis in Taez

The Saudi-led coalition launched Sunday a series of airstrikes on Houthi gatherings in the southwestern city of Taez, according to Al Arabiya News Channel. The coalition also targeted Houthi-held camps in the Yemeni capital and resumed strikes on Republican Guard

Houthi killing spree jeopardizes truce

Fierce clashes between Iran-backed Houthi rebels and pro-government forces killed dozens across south Yemen on Saturday, threatening to derail a humanitarian cease-fire drawn up to bring vital aid to the war-wracked country. In the latest violence, at least 12 civilians

Saudi-led strikes hit Houthis near Aden palace

The Saudi-led coalition launched Sunday airstrikes on Houthi sites near the Ma’ashiq presidential palace in Aden, Al Arabiya News Channel reported. The coalition also conducted an air strike that hit a base in central Yemen killing 15 rebels, medical and

96 Saudi border villages may be evacuated soon

The Border Guard has reported the authorities are assessing 96 Saudi villages on or near the Kingdom’s border with Yemen to determine if they should be evacuated as a precaution against any potential attacks from Houthi rebels. Al-Dayer Bani Malik

Arab states want U.N. blacklisting of Saleh’s son

Experts from the 15-council members met on Tuesday for the first time to discuss a draft resolution that would impose a global asset freeze and travel ban on Ahmed Saleh, the former head of Yemen’s elite Republican Guard, and Abdulmalik

Saudi U.N. envoy slams Russia’s request on Yemen

Saudi Arabia’s permanent representative to the U.N., Abdullah Al-Moalami, said Saturday that Russia’s call for a humanitarian pause in Yemen is only aimed at troubling a draft resolution by Gulf Arab states and Jordan that is being negotiating by the

Houthis strike civilian homes in Yemen’s Aden

Yemeni Houthi rebels striked civilian homes in Aden‘s port district of Mualla using army tanks, residents told Al Arabiya News Channel on Saturday night. The strikes killed many, including children, the residents said, adding that parts of the southern port

Yemen’s Saleh may possess chemical weapons

The spokesman of the Saudi-led coalition forces, did not rule out the possibility that former Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh may be in possession of chemical weapons, according to the Saudi Press Agency. Brig. Gen. Ahmed Asiri said that Saleh

Saudi deputy crown prince receives commander of Malaysian Army

Saudi Deputy Crown Prince and Minister of Interior Mohammed bin Naif received Tuesday the commander of the Malaysian Army in Riyadh, Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported. During the meeting, the commander of the army stressed Malaysia’s support for the Saudi-led

Yemen FM blames Houthis for strike on refugee camp

Yemen’s foreign minister blamed Iranian-allied Houthi fighters for an air strike on a camp for displaced people and refugees in northern Yemen that killed at least 45 people on Monday, denying any link to Saudi-led military operations. Riyadh Yaseen was

King Salman holds phone talks with regional leaders

King Salman bin Abdulaziz on Thursday evening made a series of phone calls to regional leaders amid an ongoing military campaign against the Iran-backed Houthi rebels in Yemen, the Saudi Press Agency reported. King Salman made the phone calls to

Decisive Storm to continue ‘as long as needed:’ spokesman

A military coalition led by Saudi Arabia against Yemen’s Houthi rebels vowed on Thursday to press on with its campaign until goals are reached. Speaking to reporters in the Saudi capital, spokesman Brig. Gen. Ahmed Assiri vowed that the coalition

OIC supports military action in Yemen

Iyad Madani

The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) has backed the military action in Yemen and slammed the Houthis for undermining the country’s legitimate government. Iyad Ameen Madani, secretary general of the OIC, said here Thursday that military action was inevitable to

Houthis hit hard

Saudi Arabia waged early Thursday “Operation Decisive Storm” against the Houthi coup in Yemen and in support of legitimate President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi. The Saudi-led military coalition declared Yemen’s airspace as a “restricted area” after Custodian of the Two

UAE, Kuwait, Bahrain, Qatar, Jordan deploy warplanes against Houthis

The UAE, Kuwait, Bahrain, Qatar and Jordan have deployed fighter jets to join the Saudi air force in the ongoing air campaign against Yemen’s Houthi rebels, Al Arabiya News Chanel reported. The UAE has deployed 30 fighter jets, Bahrain 15,

Yemen asks GCC for military action against Houthis

Yemeni President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi has asked the GCC to intervene militarily against the Houthi rebels, Foreign Minister Riad Yassin told Al Arabiya Channel’s sister station Al Hadath on Monday. In the interview, Yassin warned that the ongoing conflict

Houthis replace air force chief in power struggle: military sources

The Shi’ite Muslim Houthis, who control much of Yemen, have removed the air force chief for refusing to provide them with air support and replaced him with a general who is closer to their group, military officials said. The move

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