RIYADH – Saudi Special Forces, in cooperation with Yemeni Special Forces, conducted a successful operation on June 3 that resulted in the in the capture of the leader of Daesh (ISIS) branch in Yemen known as Abu Osama Al-Muhajir.
The official spokesman of the Coalition to Restore Legitimacy in Yemen, Colonel Turki Al Malki, announced the operation today. Several other ISIS leaders were captured in the raid, including the chief financial officer of the branch.
The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud received US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo at Al-Salam Palace in Jeddah on Monday, June 24, 2019. During the meeting, they reviewed strategic relations between the two countries, and discussed the latest developments at the regional and international levels, and the efforts being exerted towards them.
Spokesman for the coalition restore legitimacy in Yemen Colonel Turki Al Maliki stated that the terrorist attack on Abha international airport on June 23rd, 2019 led to the death of a Syrian resident, and the injury of 21 civilians of different nationalities, including 13 Saudi citizens, three women (Egyptian and Saudi), as well as two children of Indian nationality.
All cases were transferred to the local hospital, which received four injured civilians of Indian nationality, two of Egyptian nationality, and two citizens of Bangladesh.
The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) plenary meeting, which was concluded on Friday, 21 June 2019, in Orlando, USA, granted the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia full membership of the group. The Kingdom is the first Arab country to obtain membership in FATF. Its accession will be taking place at the next FATF plenary meeting in October 2019.
Saudi minister of State for Foreign Affairs Adel Al Jubeir responded to the Human Rights Council’s report on the murder of Saudi citizen Jamal Khashoggi.
The minister tweeted that “There is nothing new in the Rapporteur of the Human Rights Council’ report, which reiterates, in its non - binding report, what was published and circulated in the media. The report contains clear contradictions and baseless allegations, which challenges its credibility.”
Colonel Turki Almalki, the official spokesman of the Coalition to Restore Legitimacy in Yemen, said that at (02:21 am) Wednesday morning a hostile projectile fired by Houthi militia hit the arrivals hall at Abha International Airport in Asir Province in southwestern Saudi Arabia, through which thousands of civilian passengers of different nationalities pass daily.
The Coalition to Restore Legitimacy in Yemen on Monday launched an emergency relief campaign, and an air bridge, to alleviate the suffering of those affected by heavy rain and floods in Aden and surrounding areas in Yemen.
Minister of Culture and Governor of the Royal Commission for Al-Ula (RCU) Prince Badr Bin Abdullah Bin Farhan signed an agreement on Friday, June 7th 2019 at Al-Ula, with the Chairman of Panthera Dr. Thomas Kaplan, a global wild cat conservation organization, to support both regional and international conservation initiatives, with a focus on the critically endangered Arabian leopard, which is indigenous to Al-Ula.
In a series of tweets, Saudi Arabia’s Minister of State for African Affairs Ambassador Ahmed Kattan made the following remarks:
"I would like to express my deep condolences to the people of Sudan and to the families of the victims of the recent unfortunate events. I wish a speedy recovery for the wounded, May Allah protect Sudan and its people from all harm.
The Government of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has followed with great concern the developments in the brotherly Republic of Sudan, which resulted in a number of deaths and injuries.
The Kingdom expresses its deep condolences to the families of the victims and to the people of Sudan, and wishes a speedy recovery for the wounded.
The Kingdom hopes that all parties in Sudan will choose wisdom and constructive dialogue to preserve security and stability in Sudan, protect the people of Sudan from all harm, while maintaining Sudan's interests and unity.