As part of The King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center's on going efforts to reduce risks associated with landmines that have been indiscriminately planted in Yemen by the Iran-backed Houthi militia, the Masam project for landmine clearance announced on Friday that during the third week of November, it has cleared 21,784 mines and other improvised explosive devices and unexploded ordnance in Marib and the western coast of Yemen.
The Arab coalition to restore legitimacy to Yemen officially handed over responsibility for protecting the Hadramout region’s coastline to the Yemeni coast guard on Thursday. Boats equipped with weapons, communication devices and radars were given to the coast guard to help carry out its role. Coast guard duties include managing regional ports, maintaining security on the Arabian Sea coastline, and preventing the smuggling of arms, drugs or people into the region.
The leadership and people of Saudi Arabia would like to extend their sincere condolences to the American people and to the family of former President George H.W. Bush, who passed away Friday night. President Bush was a true friend of Saudi Arabia and the Kingdom will never forget his resolve during the Gulf War of 1991 when American and Saudi troops fought side by side to reverse a flagrant act of aggression. May he Rest In Peace.
During a press conference in Riyadh on Monday, The spokesman for the Arab coalition to restore legitimacy in Yemen Colonel Turki Al-Malki affirmed that all members of the coalition and Yemeni parties continue to support efforts to reach a political solution in Yemen. He hailed the US State Department for welcoming the upcoming peace talks in Sweden, as well as the legitimate Yemeni government’s readiness to attend the talks. Additionally, Col.
The following are excerpts from His Majesty's speech:
Adviser at the Royal Court and General Supervisor of The King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center Dr. Abdullah Al Rabeeah announced on Tuesday, November 20th, the launch of an initiative called "The Supply Initiative in Response to the Food Crisis in Yemen", or "Imdaad" in Arabic. The initiative seeks to bridge the critical humanitarian needs gap in Yemen by providing additional support in the amount of US $500 million to support 10-12 million affected Yemenis through UN, international, regional and local organizations.
The Public Prosecution said in a press briefing that through the investigation carried out up to date with the 21 suspects in the case of the murder of Saudi citizen Jamal Khashoggi, the investigation has resulted in the following findings:
1. The incident began on 19/1/1440 (29/9/2018) upon the issuance of an order to bring back the victim by means of persuasion, and if persuasion fails, to do so by force. The former Deputy President of the General Intelligence Presidency (GIP) issued this order to the leader of the mission.
The Public Prosecutor issued a statement following the two previous statements issued on 19/10/2018 and 25/10/2018 in reference to the case of the murder of Saudi citizen Jamal Khashoggi, may Allah bless his soul, and based on the information provided through the joint Saudi- Turkish Joint team, and the investigations conducted by the Public Prosecutor with the suspects in custody, whose total number has reached (21) individuals; after the summoning of (3) additional suspects by the Public Prosecution.
The Yemen Comprehensive Humanitarian Operations Support Center has viewed what was published by humanitarian and human rights organizations regarding the use of hospitals for military purposes by the Houthi militia; That includes: taking posts at the roof of a hospital in Hodeidah, placing snipers there and using civilians and patients as human shields, which is considered a flagrant violation of International Laws and norms, especially the International Humanitarian Law and its Customary Rules.
In line with its mission to alleviate human suffering around the globe, The King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSrelief) distributed on Wednesday aid to vulnerable communities in Yemen and Kenya, and to people affected by natural disaster in Indonesia.