Wednesday, 11 April 2018
Saudi Arabia’s air defense forces said that they intercepted Houthi scout drone over Abha airport on the same day that militias fired a ballistic missile targeting the capital Riyadh. Spokesman for the Arab Coalition forces fighting in Yemen, Col. Turki al-Maliki, said that at 7:40 am local time, air defense systems were able to detect an unidentified object in the direction of Abha International Airport and was dealt with accordingly. Maliki said that after examining the debris of the ...
Monday, 6 November 2017
Saudi Prince Mansour bin Muqrin, deputy governor of Asir’s plane crashed in the Jarf Rida Nature Reserve which is spread around nine square kilometers , in the southwest of Saudi Arabia’s Sarawat Mountains, about 20 km northwest of Abha. This is the area where Prince Mansour bin Muqrin and nine of his companions, lost their lives, while on long tour that began on Sunday to several locations in the region, accompanied by a number of officials. Jarf Rida is part of the “Arabian ...
Sunday, 6 August 2017
Abha Short Film Festival kicked off on Saturday night with the participation of nine films nominated for several categories. The festival’s general supervisor and director of the Association of Culture and Arts in Abha, Ahmed Al-Sorouri, said that the films will be shown over the next three days. “The works presented at the festival were chosen after being evaluated and examined by a viewing committee that nominated these films,” Al-Sorouri said. He also noted the importance ...
Monday, 31 July 2017
To escape the scorchingly high summer temperatures, many Saudis take to the highlands and southwestern regions of Saudi Arabia. In July, August and September the thunderstorms transform the atmosphere and attract tourists, nature lovers as well as photography enthusiasts. While most of Saudi Arabia is experiencing high temperatures, Abha attracts tourists and visitors with its stunning climate ranging from 18 to 28° C. Not only that in the August summer, you can experience daily showers. ...
Tuesday, 14 February 2017
The flowers assembled in different shapes and sizes are spread over 26 thousand square meters.
Tuesday, 3 January 2017
people are wondering whether the declaration of Abha as the capital of Arab tourism for the year 2017 would see the project’s re-launch this year
Saturday, 31 December 2016
With 70 percent of vegetation cover of the Kingdom, Abha enjoys a clean and pollution-free environment
Sunday, 31 January 2016
The announcement comes as the interior ministry reveals details of those who were behind the deadly attack on an Abha mosque
Saturday, 8 August 2015
The ministry said that the name of the suicide bomber was Yusuf Bin Salman Bin Abdullah al-Salman. The attack killed 15
Monday, 19 May 2014
Rare weather brings heavy rain and hail to parts of the southern Saudi province of Asir