Saudi security forces captured a heavily armed jihadist “extremist” after an exchange of fire in central Saudi Arabia, the Interior Ministry announced. This man, whose nationality has not been specified, adheres to the “ideology” of the Islamic state group and was found in possession of an automatic weapon, a pistol and numerous rounds, the Saudi…

The Royal Saudi Air Defence Force intercepted, Friday 10 August 2018, two ballistic missiles fired by the Iran-backed Houthi militias from Saada governorate, Yemen, towards Saudi territories, with no damage reported. The official spokesman for the sunni Coalition, Col. Turki Al Malki, explained that the missiles were heading towards Jazan and were deliberately launched to…

A Qasef-1 unmanned combat aerial vehicle (UCAV) of the Houthis has struck the King Khaled military base in the Saudi southwestern region of Asir (Khamis Mushait), the Yemeni news agency Saba reported on August 4 citing a military source. According to pro-Houthi sources, the attack has caused a notable explosion and a significant death toll…

The Saudi Arabian-led military coalition in Yemen said on Sunday it destroyed sites used by Houthi rebels to launch missiles against the kingdom from the country at war. The coalition announced the “destruction of ballistic missile (launch) sites used by Houthi militias in Sa’ada”, a province in northern Yemen bordering Saudi Arabia and controlled by…

Saudi Arabia intercepted on Wednesday 18 July 2018 a new missile fired by rebels from neighbouring Yemen, where a coalition led by Riyadh is fighting insurgents, the Saudi Arabian official news agency SPA reported. The ballistic missile was fired from Saada province in northern Yemen towards the southern Saudi town of Nijran without casualties, according…

Saudi Arabia’s air defense forces intercepted a missile launched toward the kingdom’s southwestern Jizan region by Yemen’s armed Houthi movement, state media said on Tuesday. The Houthi-run al-Masirah TV said earlier that a Badr 1 missile had targeted Jizan Economic City, where Saudi Aramco is building a 400,000-barrel-per-day refinery that is expected to become fully…

For the first time in Saudi Arabia, an ultra-conservative kingdom, the profession of notary is open to women and twelve of them have received permission to practice, announced Monday, July 9, 2018 the Ministry of Justice. Saudi women can now draft legal documents, powers of attorney and certify contracts, according to the ministry quoted by…

A member of Saudi law enforcement, a Bangladeshi national and two assailants were killed Sunday in central Saudi Arabia in a shooting at a checkpoint, the Interior Ministry said. Vehicle fire targeted the checkpoint and law enforcement responded, according to the ministry, which said the attack took place on the Buraydah-Tarfiyah road in the central…

Saudi Arabia’s state-run oil giant cut its prices on Thursday for first time since February after President Donald Trump lashed out at OPEC for rising US gas prices. Saudi Arabian Oil Co., also known as Aramco, lowered August prices for light oil to Asia by 20 cents to $1.90 a barrel above the Middle East…