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Yemeni army foils attack by Houthis off Jazan

Tuesday, 13 February 2018

Yemen's national army forces foiled on Monday an attack by the Houthis in Razih district off Jazan region in Saudi Arabia. Al Arabiya correspondent reported that the Houthis tried to advance towards positions controlled by the National Army close to Fallaj mountain  and al-Rakhum uplands, but this attempt was thwarted with the support of the Arab coalition. The commander of the sixth brigade of the border guards, Brigadier General Hussein al-Amri told al Arabiya, that at least seven Houthis ...

IN PICTURES: Photography enthusiasts capture breathtaking nature in Saudi cities

Monday, 29 January 2018

A number of photography enthusiasts took some pictures of the breathtaking nature in the Huroob province in Jazan during their visit to these sites and mountains. Mostafa al-Sahloly is one of those photographers who is adamant about documenting the natural landscapes in Huroob. He told Al Arabiya that the province has natural views that should be counted as one of the most important touristic destinations in the world. Pictures of snow in the city of Tabuk in Saudi Arabia also surfaced, ...

Seven family members killed in tragic car accident in Jazan

Sunday, 28 January 2018

Seven family members who were killed in a tragic car accident on Al-Sawrama-Madaya road in Jazan will be buried in Dayhamah on Sunday. The accident happened when their vehicle collided with a truck. Ali Yahya Hamdy told Al Arabiya.net that 12 of his family members were in the car, adding that five survived the crash. The ones who survived are his grandchildren Saja, Adel and Ghada and his two daughters Leila and Fatima. The driver also survived the crash. “This is a horrific tragedy. ...

Saudi Arabia intercepts Houthi ballistic missile targeting Jazan

Tuesday, 16 January 2018

Saudi Arabia has said that its forces intercepted and destroyed a ballistic missile fired by Houthi militias targeting the southern province of Jazan on Tuesday. Reporting from Jazan, Al Arabiya’s Hani al-Sufayan said that air forces were able to intercept the missile at around 8:20 pm local time. “The attack has not impacted daily life in Jazan, with ground and air traffic being normal throughout the day and night,” al-Sufayan reported. The attack on Tuesday comes just days ...

Shrapnel of explosive fired by Houthis towards Jazan kills Saudi boy

Thursday, 14 December 2017

A 14-year-old Saudi boy in Al-Arda governorate in Jazan was killed by the shrapnel of an explosive that Houthis fired from Yemen, the Civil Defense Forces said on Thursday The boy was identified as Hamed Jathmi, an intermediate student. He was seriously injured and killed when the shrapnel fell near his home. The civil defense forces in Jazan reported the fall of shrapnel from explosive projectile launched by Houthis from Yemeni territory and the death of the young man. Others were also ...

50 members of the Houthi militia killed off Jazan

Saturday, 2 December 2017

The joint Saudi forces on Saturday launched an offensive by members of the Houthi militia after they tried to attack Saudi military installations off Jazan. At least 50 members of the Houthi militia were killed in the attack, sources confirmed. Al-Arabiya correspondent reported that the militia tried to carry out the attack this morning by firing mortars and Katyusha rockets at Saudi military posts and trying to advance on the border between Saudi Arabia and Yemen and to target new military ...

Houthi militias fire missile at a school in Saudi Arabia’s Jazan region

Tuesday, 10 October 2017

Houthi armed militias fired a ground-to-ground missile targeted at a school in the the village of Al-Jaradiyah in the Jazan region of Saudi Arabia. No injuries of casualties have been reported so far. An official source at the Command of Coalition Forces supporting the restoration of legitimacy in Yemen confirmed that the missile caused damage to the school and its yard as well as to some properties of citizens. The source also confirmed that Houthi militias “do not hesitate to target ...

Coalition forces thwart infiltration attempt by Houthis along the Jazan borders

Wednesday, 23 August 2017

The Arab coalition forces foiled an infiltration attempt by the Houthi militia and ousted-Saleh loyalists in one of the border areas between the Yemeni province of Saada and the Saudi Arabian region of Jazan.Yemeni military sources said that Apache helicopters belonging to the Arab coalition in support of the legitimacy in Yemen bombed groups of militias who tried to infiltrate into Saudi territory off the village of Huraira in Jazan, resulting in dozens of dead and wounded in the ranks of the ...

Saudi forces counter Houthi attack opposite border province of Jazan

Sunday, 2 July 2017

The Arab coalition renewed its targeting of sites besieged by Houthi militias and forces loyal to Yemen’s former deposed president on Sunday near the village of Al Khubah, Jazan.Al Arabiya’s correspondent reported that the reconnaissance teams on the ground spotted military vehicles carrying dozens of militias near the area, while another convoy of militias at a nearby site attempt to move towards Yemen’s border with Saudi Arabia.According to military sources, Saudi ground ...

Saudi Arabia foils Houthi attempt to infiltrate Najran, Jazan borders

Sunday, 25 June 2017

Saudi land forces backed by coalition aircrafts were able to foil an attempted attack by Houthi militias on Sunday morning to breach the borders near Jazan and Najran. Al Arabiya’s correspondent reported that Houthi militias started two simultaneous attacks in both border regions by firing Katyusha rockets at Saudi security posts in the village of al-Qarn in Jazan and al-Shorfa in Najran. Saudi forces were quickly to stop the attempt by targeting the Houthi militias stationed near the ...

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