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Saudi air defenses destroy ballistic missile fired by Yemen’s Houthis

Monday, 21 May 2018

Saudi air defenses intercepted and destroyed fired by Yemen's Houthi militia over the southern city of Jazan, the Arab coalition said on Monday. Earlier, the Houthis said the group had fired a Badr-1 ballistic missile at Jazan's airport, without giving any further details, according to Reuters news agency. It resulted in the scattering of the missile's fragments over residential areas without causing any injuries. Coalition spokesman Turki al-Malki said Saudi air defense forces destroyed the ...

WATCH: Moment Saudi forces intercept Houthi ballistic missiles over Jazan

Saturday, 28 April 2018

Footage has emerged showing the moment Saudi forces intercepted four Houthi ballistic missiles over Jazan, a border town near Yemen, on Saturday. On Friday, Saudi air defense forces destroyed a Houthi ballistic missile targeting Najran, another border town. According to an Al Arabiya news channel correspondent, Saudi air defense forces intercepted and destroyed the missile using their Patriot defense system around 12:50 pm local time.  

Airplane makes difficult landing amid swirling sandstorm at Saudi Jazan airport

Wednesday, 25 April 2018

A sandstorm left a plane shaking violently as it attempted a landing at Jazan Airport in southern Saudi Arabia.A video, widely circulated by two Saudi twitter users, showed scenes of the approaching storm from the runway.The pilot of the plane managed to land safely.The weather across several Saudi cities has been dire in recent days with several areas of the kingdom experiencing heavy showers, winds and dust storms.

Saudi Arabia intercepts two Houthi ballistic missiles targeting Jazan

Monday, 23 April 2018

Saudi air defenses intercepted two ballistic missiles on Monday fired by Houthi militias targeting Jazan. The kingdom’s air defenses intercepted another missile targeting the Najran region while another missile fell in a desert area on Sunday. The militia has fired more than 100 ballistic in total targeting Saudi Arabian land according to an Arab Coalition statement released on April 16. Saudi air defenses were able to intercept most of them.

Saudi Arabia intercepts Houthi ballistic missile targeting Jazan

Friday, 20 April 2018

Saudi Arabian air defense forces have intercepted a Houthi ballistic missile targeting Saudi Arabia's Jazan city on Friday. On April 16, the Arab Coalition forces said that the Houthi militia in Yemen have launched more than 100 missiles against Saudi Arabia. Saudi air defense forces were able to intercept most of them. Spokesman for the Arab Coalition forces fighting in Yemen, Col. Turki al-Maliki, confirmed a press conference on Monday that the militia have to date fired 119 ballistic missiles ...

Saudi air defense destroys ballistic missile over Jazan

Friday, 13 April 2018

The Saudi Royal Air Defense Force destroyed using Patriot system, on Friday evening, a ballistic missile fired by the Houthi militia towards Jazan area . Saudi Arabian Air Defense forces had also intercepted a ballistic missile over Jazan fired by the Houthi militia on Thursday. Colonel Turki al-Maliki, said that on Thursday evening, the air defense forces of the Arab Coalition detected the launch of a ballistic missile by the Iran-backed Houthi militia from within Yemen (Saada province) and ...

Saudi Arabia intercepts ballistic missile fired by Houthis over Jazan

Friday, 13 April 2018

Saudi Air Defense forces intercepted on Thursday evening a ballistic missile over Jazan fired by the Houthi militia. On Wednesday, the Saudi air defense forces had intercepted three ballistic missiles over Saudi Arabia. The joint forces command of the Arab coalition warned, in the strongest terms, the Iranian-backed Houthi militias of targeting civilian locations or civilians and that such terrorist acts would be firmly retaliated. The Joint Forces Command would take all deterrent measures in ...

Decades-old Parrotfish festival brings locals, tourists to Saudi Arabia’s Jazan

Saturday, 7 April 2018

The annual Parrotfish fishing festival has kicked off in the Farasan Island of Saudi Arabia in southwestern region of Jazan. The Hareed Festival has become a key tourist festival in the region the brings together both locals and tourists to the region every year. Hareed (Arabic for Parrotfish) is a delicious type of fish, which is also called “sea parrot” by locals for its considerable facial similarities to the parrot. This type of fish comes into the shallow parts of the coast and ...

Missile fired by Houthis on Jazan intercepted, says Saudi Arabia

Thursday, 5 April 2018

Saudi Arabia’s air defenses destroyed on Wednesday evening a missile fired by the Houthi militia from Yemeni territory towards the southwestern province of Jazan. Col. Turki al-Maliki, the spokesperson of the Arab coalition fighting to support legitimacy in Yemen, said that the coalition worked to facilitate the entry of aid from all Yemeni ports, and also targeted on Wednesday factories manufacturing booby traps for militias in Hodeidah. Maliki welcomed the international condemnation of ...

VIDEO: Saudi Arabia intercepts ballistic missile fired by Houthis on Jazan

Friday, 30 March 2018

Saudi air defense intercepted, late Thursday, a ballistic missile launched by the Houthi Militia on Jazan and managed to destroy the missile before hitting any targets. On Wednesday, the Security Council strongly condemned the launching of the missiles by the militias on Saudi Arabia. The Security Council affirmed that the ballistic missiles launched by the Houthi militias threaten the security of the region and expressed the concern that the militias announced their intention to target Saudi ...

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