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Saudi Arabia intercepts a ballistic missile launched by Houthis at Najran

Thursday, 11 January 2018

The Saudi air defense on Thursday intercepted a ballistic missile launched by the Houthi militias on Najran.Last Friday, social networking sites shared a number of pictures of an intercepted Houthi missile in the Najran area. The pictures showed that the missile fragments were scattered on one of the cars, which was partially destroyed, without any injuries reported.Colonel Turki al-Maliki, the spokesperson of the Arab coalition forces said that the air defense forces of the coalition spotted at ...

Saudi forces kill 20 Houthis in special operation off Najran

Wednesday, 18 October 2017

Saudi forces launched a special operation off the Najran area, killing 20 Houthi militia and ousted Saleh loyalists on Wednesday. Al Arabiya’s correspondent reported that Saudi forces earlier spotted an attempt by the militia to move towards the border between Saudi Arabia and Yemen to carry out an attack on the Saudi military control sites. The Saudi forces engaged in a military tactic to stop the progress of the elements through an ambush made up of infantry and support teams from Apache ...

Coalition: Four Houthi field commanders killed opposite Najran

Monday, 16 October 2017

Military sources revealed on Monday the death of four Houthi militia field commanders during air raids by the Arab Alliance coalition to support the legitimacy in Yemen.The coalition targeted militia sites opposite the border city of Najran region, Saudi Arabia.The sources said that among the dead militia leaders included Mukhtar Saleh Suwaid, Omar Mohammed al-Khulani, Ahmad Ahmad al-Shaafali and Ghaddan Mutahar al-Zamanani.This comes after Saudi forces also targeted last week Houthi militias ...

Saudi forces carry out operations near Yemen border, killing 70 Houthis

Tuesday, 19 September 2017

Military operations carried out by Saudi forces succeeded in supporting coalition aircrafts against Houthi militias and the guards of Yemen’s former leader Ali Abdullah Saleh off the border in the past day.Al Arabiya was able to confirm that a military plan developed by the joint operations command of the Saudi forces, in addition to the coalition’s support, was carried out in multiple areas aimed at targeting the support of the Houthi and Saleh militias from inside Yemen toward the ...

PHOTOS: Castle offers views of Najran from a height of 1,000 meters

Saturday, 19 August 2017

Ra'oum castle is located at the top of Mount Ra'oum, overlooking the center of the city of Najran. It attracts visitors from both inside and outside Saudi Arabia. It is a popular tourist destination throughout the year as it offers vistas of the city of Najran, its farms and its tourist attractions from the top of this archaeological fortress at a height of 1,000 meters. Ra’oum castle is a prominent tourist location where the valley and the dam are landmarks. The castle has now become ...

Fire ravages home in Saudi Arabia’s Najran, killing 11

Wednesday, 12 July 2017

Eleven people have died from smoke inhalation after a fire engulfed a home in Saudi Arabia’s Najran, the Civil Defense said Twitter on on Wednesday.Six people were injured and were rescued by firefighters who extinguished the blaze.The fire had already spread wildly in the home because it had no windows, the Civil Defense said. 

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 ...

VIDEO: Saudi border forces counter Houthi attack near Najran

Saturday, 6 May 2017

Saudi forces were able to counter an attack from Houthi militias and forces loyal to former Yemeni president Ali Abdullah Saleh in the border region near Najran. The counter-attack came after several Houthi militias were able to breach into Saudi border on Friday afternoon but Saudi forces were able to stop their advance. Several of the militias and one of their leaders were injured in the counter-attack by Saudi forces. Friday’s action comes just a day after the trilateral high ...

Houthi projectile kills toddler and injures father and brother in Najran

Friday, 24 March 2017

A toddler was killed Thursday when a projectile launched by the Houthi militia from Yemen territories hit a residential area in Najran, southwestern Saudi Arabia.The deputy spokesperson of the Directorate of civil defense said the victim’s brother - a 5-year-old - and his father were injured in the attack that targeted Sakam neighborhood in Najran.

Jordanian F16 pilot survives crash in Saudi’s Najran

Friday, 24 February 2017

A Jordanian F16 fighter jet commander survived a crash that occurred on Friday in Saudi Arabia’s Najran, a military source from the Jordanian armed forces reported.The source reported that the pilot, Adnan Naim Abdulaziz Nabbas, was flying the jet – which is part of the Arab coalition – when it crashed inside Saudi Arabia. The pilot was unharmed and will return to Jordan this evening.

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