Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Adel Al Jubeir led the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s delegation at the interim constitutional declaration signing ceremony in Khartoum, Sudan. He was accompanied by the Saudi Minister of State for African affairs Ahmed Kattan and the Saudi ambassador to Sudan Ali Jafar.
The Saudi delegation arrived for the ceremony after months of Saudi led efforts to encourage dialogue between different Sudanese parties, including support for international mediators.
H.E Khalid Al Falih, Saudi Minister of Energy, stated that a processing unit of Shaybah’s natural gas plant was targeted by explosive-laden drones, resulting in a limited fire at 6:20 a.m. August 17.
The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates announced today a combined aid of 540,000 tonnes of wheat to the brotherly republic of Sudan.
The grant will cover basic food needs for three months as part of efforts to support the Sudanese people. Over 280,000 tonnes of wheat have already been shipped.
Last month, the Kingdom deposited US$250 million into the central bank of Sudan to support its financial position and alleviate pressure on the local currency.
During a press conference at the Joint Forces Command in Riyadh, the official spokesman for the Coalition to Restore Legitimacy in Yemen, Col. Turki Al Maliki, condemned in the strongest terms the massacre committed on July 29 by Iranian-backed Houthi terrorists in targeting unarmed civilians at the Al-Thabit market in northern Yemen.
The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has announced a series of sweeping legal changes to enhance the role of women in society, including an end to restrictions on travel and far-reaching labor provisions that guarantee women equal pay in the workplace and protection against dismissal during pregnancy.
The Official Spokesman of the Coalition to Restore Legitimacy in Yemen, Colonel Turki Al-Malki, issued the following statement:
The Joint Forces Command of the Coalition to Restore Legitimacy in Yemen condemns the heinous crime committed by the terrorist Houthi militia through targeting innocent civilians in Al Thabit market. We are providing humanitarian assistance to the injured in the Kingdom.
The Iran-backed Houthis conducted an attack on a civilian marketplace yesterday morning. They continue to show a pattern of disregard for international law and human rights.
“The Iran backed Houthis committed a massacre in the market of Al-Thabet in Saada today” said Colonel Turki Al Maliki, spokesman for the coalition to restore legitimacy in Yemen. Al Maliki said the Houthis targeted the Al Thabit tribe because of their support of the internationally recognized Yemeni government.
Saudi Ambassador to Yemen Mohammed Al Jaber condemned an attack by Iran backed Houthi terrorists on a local marketplace in Al Thabet, northern Yemen.
Al Jaber said that "In a manner similar to that of ISIS, Hezbollah and Iran in Syria, Iran backed Houthi terrorists targeted a popular market in Al Thabit today with Katyusha rockets, in an attempt to crush any rebellion against their corrupt rule."
The Coalition to restore legitimacy in Yemen has successfully intercepted and downed an armed drone in Yemeni airspace, Spokesman Col. Turki Al Maliki has announced. The drone was launched by the Iran backed Houthi terrorists from Sana'a province, in an attempt to target civilians in the Kingdom.
Yesterday, Her Royal Highness Princess Reema bint Bandar bin Sultan bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud met with U.S. President Donald J. Trump at the White House to present her credentials as the new Ambassador of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to the United States.
During the ceremony, Princess Reema conveyed the greetings and best wishes of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman, and His Royal Highness Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, to President Trump and the American people.