Tuesday, 26 Jan 2021

Category: General

IMCTC Secretary General Receives Representatives of Maldives

Riyadh, Acting Secretary General of Islamic Military Counter Terrorism Coalition (IMCTC) Maj. Gen. Mohammed bin Saeed Al-Moghedi received here today representatives of the Republic of Maldives who recently joined the group of representatives of the Islamic coalition countries, bringing the number of Islamic countries who delegated their representatives to the group to 25. The IMCTC […]

Saudi Intercepts ‘Hostile Target’ Over Capital

RIYADH – Saudi Arabia intercepted a “hostile target” over Riyadh Saturday, said state media in the kingdom, which has come under repeated attack from Yemen’s Iran-backed Houthi rebels since 2015. An explosion was heard in the Saudi capital at about 11:00 am (0800 GMT), AFP correspondents reported. “I heard a loud sound and thought that […]

KSrelief Distributes more than 246 tons of foodstuffs in Hadramot Governorate, Yemen

Hadramot, Yemen, King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSrelief) has distributed 246.100 tons of foodstuffs, benefiting 13800 individuals in the directorates of Rumah, Alsoom and Al-Goff, affiliating to Hadramout governorate of Yemen, it was reported today. The consignment, which was distributed yesterday, comes within the framework of the humanitarian aid, provided by the Riyadh-based […]


The outgoing Trump administration’s decision to classify Yemen’s Huthi rebels as terrorists will only cause more suffering for the people of that war-torn nation, Joe Biden’s nominee for national security advisor said Saturday. The rebels control much of Yemen and have faced an offensive from US ally Saudi Arabia, with millions in Yemen depending on […]

Iran’s Zarif to France: Avoid ‘Absurd Nonsense’ about Tehran’s Nuclear Work

DUBAI – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Sunday dismissed a claim by France that Tehran was in the process of building up its nuclear weapons, calling it “absurd nonsense”. French foreign minister Jean-Yves Le Drian, in an interview with the Journal du Dimanche published on Saturday, said Iran was building up its nuclear […]

Civil Defense in Jazan: Military Projectile launched by terrorist Houthi Militia Falls on Border Village, Three Civilians Were Injured

Jazan, The Deputy Spokesman for the Civil Defense Directorate in Jazan Region, Lieutenant Colonel Mohammed bin Hassan Al-Samghan, has stated that the directorate received a report about the fall of a military projectile launched by the Iran-backed Houthi terrorist militia from inside Yemen towards one of the border villages in Al-Arda Governorate in Jazan Region. […]


Saudi Arabia expects to re-open its embassy in Qatar in the coming days, Saudi’s foreign minister said on Saturday, following a U.S.-backed detente last week in a three-year-old dispute between Arab states. It is just a matter of logistics, Saudi Arabia’s Foreign Minister Faisal bin Farhan told journalists in Riyadh when asked about embassy reopenings. […]

Spend as much as you can, IMF head urges governments worldwide

Policymakers worldwide should embrace more spending to help revive their stuttering economies, Reuters quoted the head of the International Monetary Fund as saying on Friday, at Russia’s annual Gaidar economic forum. Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva did not give any specific economic forecasts, but made clear her desire for governments to up their spending and that […]