Counterterrorism

August 3, 2015Vice Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques Chairs Cabinet's Session
August 2, 2015Kingdom joins FATF as Observer Member
August 1, 2015Saudi Arabia condemns attack by Israeli settlers in Douma
July 27, 2015Foreign minister meets with EU counterpart
July 18, 2015Extensive terror operations thwarted, more than 430 suspects arrested
July 16, 2015Terrorist detonates car bomb in Riyadh, injuring two security officers
July 9, 2015Beneficiaries of Mohammad bin Naif Center to spend Eid holiday with their families
July 7, 2015King Salman chairs Cabinet session (07/07/2015)
July 7, 2015Three suspects in the Kuwait mosque bombing arrested
July 4, 2015Wanted Yousef Al-Ghamdi killed
July 3, 2015Policeman killed during Taif arrest raid; three terror suspects arrested
July 3, 2015OIC condemns terrorist attack on peacekeepers in northern Mali
July 1, 2015OIC condemns terrorist attacks in Sinai
June 30, 2015Soldier killed from shellfire
June 30, 2015Kingdom condemns terrorist attack on Egyptian Prosecutor General
June 29, 2015King Salman chairs Cabinet session (06/29/2015)
June 28, 2015OIC denounces terrorist attack on French gas factory
June 28, 2015Saudi solider killed, another wounded from shellfire
June 27, 2015King, Crown Prince offer condolences to French President on the Lyon terror attack
June 27, 2015King Salman offers condolences to Tunisian President on the Sousse terror attack
June 27, 2015Crown Prince offers condolences to Tunisian Minister of Interior on the Sousse terror attack
June 27, 2015King Salman offers condolences to Emir of Kuwait on mosque attack
June 27, 2015Crown Prince offers condolences to Kuwaiti Minister of Interior on mosque terror attack
June 26, 2015Council of Senior Scholars condemns terrorist bombing in Kuwait
June 12, 2015One person killed and another wounded in shellfire from Yemen
June 8, 2015Two soldiers killed in shellfire from Yemen
June 8, 2015King Salman chairs Cabinet session (06/08/2015)
June 6, 2015Saudi Arabia shoots down Scud missile fired from Yemen
June 3, 2015Saudi Arabia names 16 suspects wanted in bombing of mosques in Qudayh and Dammam
June 2, 2015Foreign Minister attends anti-ISIS meeting in Paris
June 1, 2015King Salman chairs Cabinet session (06/01/2015)
May 31, 2015One soldier killed, seven injured from shellfire from Yemen.
May 30, 2015WAMY condemns terrorist acts in Qudayh and Dammam
May 30, 2015Supreme Judicial Council condemns attack at Dammam mosque
May 29, 2015Suicide bomber detonates explosive device at Dammam mosque gate
May 27, 2015Kingdom designates two Hezbollah officials as terrorists
May 26, 2015Crown Prince Mohammad visits victims of Friday’s mosque terrorist bombing
May 26, 2015One police officer killed, three wounded in shellfire from Yemen
May 26, 2015One killed, five wounded in Najran from shellfire from Yemen
May 25, 2015King Salman chairs Cabinet session (05/25/2015)
May 24, 2015King Salman vows to punish perpetrators of Qudayh‎ mosque terrorist attack
May 22, 2015One child killed, three others injured in shelling from Yemen
May 22, 2015Suicide bombing kills scores people at mosque in Qatif Governorate
May 18, 2015Aid ships arrive in Yemen
May 18, 2015Saudi-led coalition confirms commitment to humanitarian ceasefire in Yemen
May 14, 2015Houthi militias continue violating the truce for the second day in a row
May 13, 2015Ministry of Defense: Houthis violated ceasefire by fired at Najran and Jazan
May 13, 2015Houthis violate Yemen ceasefire
May 11, 2015One killed, four injured in border attack
May 7, 2015Kingdom hosts meeting of working group for combating financing of ISIS terrorist organization
May 7, 2015Saudi Arabia announces five-day ceasefire in Yemen
May 6, 2015Four killed, eleven injures in shelling from Yemen
May 6, 2015Najran schools suspended for the rest of academic year
May 5, 2015Crown prince meets with French president
May 5, 2015King of Bahrain concludes visit to Bahraini coalition forces
May 5, 2015Houthi militias target schools, field hospital in Najran, three soldiers killed
May 4, 2015Saudi Arabia to establish unified coordination relief center for Yemen
April 30, 2015Saudis offers allegiance-pledge to Crown Prince and Deputy Crown Prince
April 30, 2015Three soldiers killed in Najran region
April 28, 2015Wanted terror suspect Nawaf Sharif Al-Anazi apprehended
April 28, 201593 suspected ISIS terrorists arrested, plots thwarted
April 27, 2015King Salman chairs Cabinet session (04/27/2015)
April 24, 2015‏Arrest made in killing of two Riyadh policemen, ISIS linked to attack
April 22, 2015Operation Decisive Storm achieved its objectives
April 21, 2015Coalition announces success of Operation Decisive Storm and end to airstrikes
April 21, 2015Operation Decisive Storm Ends and Operation Renewal of Hope begins
April 20, 2015King Salman chairs Cabinet session (04/20/2015)
April 19, 2015Border Guard killed along border with Yemen
April 17, 2015Embassy launches Operation Decisive Storm website
April 17, 2015Kingdom donates $274 million to support humanitarian needs in Yemen
April 15, 2015Operation Decision Storm will restore stability in Yemen
April 13, 2015Houthi militia launches mortar attack on Saudi border post
April 12, 2015Prince Saud: Operation Decisive Storm is repelling Houthi aggression
April 10, 2015Three Saudi Border Guards killed in mortar attack from Yemen
April 8, 2015Two Riyadh police officers shot dead in drive-by attack
April 6, 2015Ambassador Al-Jubeir discusses Yemen and Nuclear Accord with Iran on CNN
April 6, 2015Ambassador Al-Jubeir discusses Yemen and Nuclear Accord with Iran on Fox
April 6, 2015King Salman chairs Cabinet session (04/06/2015)
April 6, 2015One security officer killed, 4 terrorists arrested following gun battle in Al-Awamiyah
April 3, 2015Two Saudi Border Guard killed
April 3, 2015Operation Decisive Storm is achieving its military objectives
April 2, 2015Saudi Border Guard killed, 10 wounded in heavy gunfire from Yemen
April 2, 2015Saudi Arabia will continue to support the people and legitimate government of Yemen
March 30, 2015King Salman chairs Cabinet session (03/30/2015)
March 30, 2015Security patrol in Riyadh comes under fire
March 29, 2015Saudi ambassador comments on military action in Yemen
March 28, 2015King Salman, US President Obama discussed regional issues in telephone call
March 28, 2015King Salman meets with Egyptian and Yemeni presidents
March 28, 2015Saudi navy evacuates embassy staff from Yemen
March 28, 2015King Salman: Yemen military campaign to continue until goals are achieved
March 28, 2015King Salman held telephone consultations with world leaders
March 27, 2015Ambassador Al-Jubeir: Other Countries Desire to Participate in Operation Decisive Storm‎
March 26, 2015Hamid Al-Ahmar expresses support for air strikes against the Houthis
March 25, 2015Saudi Arabia launches military operations in support of legitimate Yemeni government
March 23, 2015Defense Minister inspects military units in Southern Region
March 19, 2015Kingdom condemns terrorist attack on Bardo Museum in Tunisia
March 19, 2015OIC Secretary General condemns terrorist attack on the Bardo National Museum in Tunis
March 17, 2015Kingdom calls for bringing Syrian war criminals to international justice
March 13, 2015Saudi Arabia pledges $4 billion in assistance to Egypt
March 9, 2015Grand Mufti calls on Muslims to combat terrorism
March 5, 2015Prince Saud meets with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry
March 2, 2015Saudi diplomat kidnaped in Aden in 2012 freed
March 2, 2015King Salman chairs Cabinet session (03/02/2015)
March 2, 2015Deputy Crown Prince receives freed Saudi Consul in Aden
February 24, 2015Saudi Arabia calls for greater regional cooperation
February 23, 2015Kingdom to participates in regional security conference in Cairo
February 22, 2015King Salman: Saudi Arabia waging relentless effort to defeat terrorism
February 20, 2015Saudi Arabia reaffirms commitment to fighting terrorism
February 18, 2015Fifth anti-ISIS coalition conference begins in Riyadh
February 18, 2015OIC Secretary General Speaks on Islamophobia at embassy
February 16, 2015King Salman chairs Cabinet session (02/16/2015)
February 15, 2015Kingdom condemns terrorist attacks in Copenhagen
February 14, 2015GCC Foreign Ministers stress support for parliamentary rule in Yemen
February 4, 2015Saudi Arabia dismisses Moussaoui's allegations
February 4, 2015Muslim World League condemns murder of Jordanian pilot
February 4, 2015Kingdom condemns killing of Japanese hostages by ISIS
February 4, 2015Organization of Islamic Cooperation condemns execution of Jordanian pilot
February 4, 2015GCC Secretary General condemns execution of Jordanian pilot
February 4, 2015Saudi Arabia condemns the brutal crimes of ISIS against Jordanian pilot
January 30, 2015American shot and injured in Saudi Arabia
January 30, 2015Kingdom condemns Sinai terrorist attack
January 21, 2015GCC condemns Houthi coup in Yemen, express support for legitimate government and Yemeni ‎people
January 21, 2015Kingdom to attend anti-Daash meeting in London
January 21, 2015Kingdom condemns continued publication of offensive cartoons
January 14, 201523 defendants sentenced on terrorism-charges
January 12, 2015Crown Prince chairs Cabinet session (01/12/2015)
January 11, 2015Last member of the Suwaif border crossing terrorist attack identified
January 11, 2015Saudi Arabia to participate in international march against terrorism in France
January 9, 2015Interior Ministry identifies 3 Suwaif attackers as Saudis
January 9, 2015Ministry of Islamic Affairs calls for unity
January 8, 2015OIC Secretary General condemns terrorist attack on Charlie Hebdo
January 7, 2015GCC Secretary General condemns terrorist attack at police academy in Yemen
January 7, 2015Minister of Interior convey condolences to families of martyrs
January 7, 2015Saudi Arabia condemns Paris terrorist attack
January 6, 2015King Abdullah reaffirms Commitment to combating terrorism
January 5, 2015Terrorist attack Northern Border Guard post
January 2, 2015Wanted terror suspect arrested
December 22, 2014Crown Prince Chairs Cabinet's Session (12/22/2014)
December 20, 2014Four suspects in murder of security officer killed during shoot out with security forces
December 20, 2014Senior Saudi religious scholars condemn Peshawar massacre
December 18, 2014King Abdullah strongly condemns terrorist attack in Pakistan, condoles victims
December 17, 2014Grand Mufti condemned Pakistan school attack
December 16, 2014OIC Secretary General condemns assault on school in Pakistan
December 16, 2014Eastern Province Governor visits home of murdered security officer
December 15, 2014Interior Minister Concludes Official Visit to the US
December 15, 2014Naif Arab University to host conference on role of Arab media in counterterrorism
December 10, 2014Terror suspect sentenced to 27 years in prison
December 10, 2014Saudi Minister of Interior Meets with Secretary of Homeland Security
December 7, 2014135 arrested on terror charges
December 5, 2014Prince Saud Al-Faisal to visit Iraq
December 3, 2014Prince Saud calls for strengthening of moderate forces against ISIS
November 25, 20143 sentenced on terrorism-charges
November 24, 2014Crown Prince chairs Cabinet session (11/24/2014)
November 24, 201477 arrested in Al-Dalwah attack, ISIS linked to attack
November 23, 201423 defendants sentenced on terrorism-charges
November 23, 201476 defendants sentenced on terrorism-charges
November 22, 2014Danish resident shot by unknown assailant in Riyadh
November 22, 2014Guantanamo detainee returns to Kingdom
November 20, 201418 convicted of terror-related crimes
November 19, 2014Prince Miteb bin Abdullah holds meeting with President Obama at White House
November 17, 2014Court sentences three terrorist to death
November 6, 2014Commission for Promotion of Virtue and Prevention of Vice condemns Al-Dalwah attack
November 6, 2014Interior Minister, Governor condole families of killed in terrorist attack in Al-Dalwah
November 6, 2014Interior Minister visit Al-Dalwah shooting victims at hospital
November 6, 2014Grand Mufti condemns Al-Dalwah terrorist attack
November 4, 2014OIC Secretary General strongly condemns terrorist attack in Pakistan
November 4, 20145 people killed and 9 injured in Al-Ahsa
November 4, 2014Six arrested on suspicion of involved in terrorist attack in Al-Ahsa
November 4, 2014Council of Senior Scholars condemns criminal act in Al-Ahsa
November 4, 2014Two security offices killed, two injured in arrests of 15 linked to Al-Ahsa shooting
November 3, 2014King Abdulaziz Center for National Dialogue to organize forum on extremism and its effects on national Unity
November 2, 2014Two convicted of terror-related crimes
October 27, 2014Crown Prince chairs Cabinet session (10/27/2014)
October 26, 2014Crown Prince meets with Gen. John Allen
October 25, 2014Prince Saud meets with Gen. John Allen
October 25, 2014Saudi Arabia condemns terrorist attacks in Sinai
October 22, 201414 convicted of terror-related crimes, attacks against US forces in Kuwait and Qatar
October 22, 20144 women convicted of terror-related crimes
October 21, 2014Court convicts 13 on terror-related charges, including attacks on US forces in Kuwait, Qatar
October 21, 2014Two convicted terrorists sentenced to death
October 17, 2014Fighting terrorism requires international cooperation
October 13, 2014Prince Saud: Iran is part of the problem, not the solution
October 6, 2014King Abdullah: Saudi Arabia will not rest until terrorism is eradicated
October 3, 2014Grand Mufti call on Muslims to preserve human life
September 28, 2014King Abdullah urges religious scholars to unite in confronting terrorism
September 25, 2014Prince Saud reconfirms Saudi support for Syrian opposition
September 24, 2014Prince Saud: Saudi participation in campaign against ISIS is in support for Syrian brothers
September 24, 2014Saudi Grand Mufti Urges Islamic Scholars to Defeat Terrorism
September 23, 2014Saudi Air Force participates in military operations over Syria
September 23, 2014Foreign Minister Prince Saud addresses Global Counterterrorism Forum in New York
September 22, 2014Crown Prince chairs Cabinet session (9/22/2014)
September 22, 2014Saudi Arabia condemns terrorist attack outside Egypt foreign ministry
September 22, 2014Twenty-three convicted on terrorism-related charges
September 17, 2014Saudi religious scholars issue fatwa condemning terrorism
September 15, 2014Crown Prince chairs Cabinet session (9/15/2014)
September 12, 2014King Abdullah meets with U.S. Secretary of State
September 12, 2014Five sentenced on terrorism-related charges, inciting sedition
September 11, 2014Prince Saud Al-Faisal meets U.S. Secretary of State and Foreign Ministers of Turkey and Iraq
September 10, 2014King receives call from U.S. President
September 9, 2014Kingdom to host regional security meeting with US
September 8, 2014Crown Prince chairs Cabinet session (9/8/2014)
September 7, 2014Saudi Arabia’s Grand Mufti urges Muslims to reject extremism
September 7, 2014Grand Mufti urges Muslims to fight ISIS
September 3, 2014Senior Islamic scholars commends Interior Ministry for arresting of 88 extremists
September 3, 2014Dismantled terror cells had ties with foreign terrorist groups
September 3, 2014Court convicts 24 on terrorism-related charges
September 2, 201488 arrested on terrorism-‎related offenses
September 1, 2014Deputy Crown Prince chairs Cabinet session (9/1/2014)‎
September 1, 2014‎17 convicted terrorism-related crimes, membership in Kingdom’s most violent cell
September 1, 2014Preacher sentenced for praising terrorist group, terror finance