The United Nations condemned today the terrorist attack which used explosive-laden drones to target two pump stations in Riyadh region.
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres condemned the drone attacks on oil facilities in Saudi Arabia, saying that attacks on civilian infrastructure are a violation of international humanitarian law, UN spokesman Stephane Dujarric said at the UN's daily press conference.
Saudi Arabia's Minister of Energy Khalid Al-Falih stated that on Tuesday, May 14, 2019, between 6:00 a.m. and 6:30 a.m., two pump stations on the East-West pipeline were attacked by armed drone, which caused a fire and minor damage to Pump Station No. 8.
On Thursday, the World Food Program (WFP) condemned the Iran-backed Houthi militia for targeting grain silos overseen by the program in Hodeidah.
Spokesman Herve Verhoosel denounced the attacks on humanitarian food stocks as millions of Yemenis suffer from severe food shortages. He added that WFP would send more technical teams and supplies to the Red Sea Mills, and called for safe access to them. An evaluation conducted by WFP confirmed that 70% of the wheat stock was still fit for consumption once the program regained access to the mills in late February 2019.
Saudi Arabia announced Tuesday that it was welcoming Qataris who are seeking to perform the Umrah rituals. It added that it has dedicated an online platform for worshippers from the Gulf state.
The Ministry of Hajj and Umrah explained that the worshippers are required to register their information to a dedicated website for Qatari travelers. Qatari travelers have been able to register through the portal since 2017.
The Spokesperson for The Coalition to Restore Legitimacy in Yemen Colonel Turki al-Maliki asserted that the coalition command takes any allegations concerning the participation of under-aged fighters with coalition member states seriously, adding that it conducts deep-dive investigations into all allegations, in accordance with legal obligations under International Humanitarian Law and related conventions on the protection of children.
Saudi security authorities arrested on Monday 13 terrorists who were planning to carry out criminal attacks, targeting the Kingdom’s security and its capabilities. According to the spokesman of the Presidency of State Security, the arrests were made as a preemptive security operation as a result of follow-up action. Security officials seized huge cache of arms and explosives from their hideout.
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An official source at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs expressed that the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia welcomes the United States decision to designate Iran's Revolutionary Guard a terrorist organization.
The source commended the U.S. decision and described it as a practical and a serious step in the efforts to combat terrorism, adding that the U.S. decision translates the Kingdom's repeated calls to the international community for the need to combat the Iranian-backed terrorism.
At the third Saudi-UAE joint press conference to support Yemen held by the King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Centre (KSrelief) on Monday, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates stated they will provide funding in the amount of USD 200 million. This funding is part of the USD 500 million donation made under the “Imdaad” initiative announced in November 2018.
The Ministry of Energy, Industry and Mineral Resources affirmed today that recently circulated claims that the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is threatening to sell its oil in currencies other than the U.S. dollar are inaccurate and do not reflect Saudi Arabia’s position on this matter. The Kingdom has been trading its oil in dollars for decades, which has served its financial and monetary policy objectives well.