Saudi forces intercept Houthi scout drone over Abha airport

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 ...

Crash site photos of deputy governor of Asir’s plane emerge

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 ...

Abha Short Film Festival kicks off in Saudi Arabia with nine films

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 ...

PHOTOS: In high summer, imagine enjoying 18 degrees C weather in Saudi Arabia

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. ...

800,000 flowers decorate Abha, Arab world’s capital of tourism

Tuesday, 14 February 2017

The flowers assembled in different shapes and sizes are spread over 26 thousand square meters.

Residents of Saudi’s Abha request relaunch of ‘plane-restaurant’ project

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

Five features that make Saudi Arabia’s Abha the capital of Arab tourism

Saturday, 31 December 2016

With 70 percent of vegetation cover of the Kingdom, Abha enjoys a clean and pollution-free environment

Saudi to give citizens rewards if they foil attacks

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

Identity of Saudi mosque bomber revealed

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

Rare hail blankets parts of southern Saudi province

Monday, 19 May 2014

Rare weather brings heavy rain and hail to parts of the southern Saudi province of Asir

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