A Saudi woman was killed along with her 6 children in a horrific accident in the Governorate of Sabya in the province of Jazan. The heavy death toll resulting from the accident prompted Transportation Minister to sack Jazan Roads director and launch an inquiry involving other officials.
The Saudi Food and Drug Authority (SFDA) has decided to temporarily ban imports of fresh, frozen and manufactured guava from Egypt due to pesticide residues proved to be higher than the global limit.
The temporary ban will come into effect on Thursday, Jan. 18, and will continue until the governmental control agencies in Egypt prove that the frozen and processed guava products are free from pesticide residues and comply with the maximum limits allowed in the Gulf Standard Specifications approved by the SFDA.
Saudi Arabia has said that its forces intercepted and destroyed a ballistic missile fired by Houthi militias targeting the southern province of Jazan on Tuesday.
Saudi authorities in Al Taif governorate suspended nurses who allegedly abused a newborn in a hospital ward for infants, a footage that captured a nurse and her friends horrifically assaulting the infant went viral online sparking outrage among users, authorities managed to identify several nurses who are now suspects in the case, They have since been suspended as an ongoing investigation takes place and appropriate measures will be taken against anyone whose involvement is evident in the case.
Kuwait strongly condemns Houthis’ firing of a ballistic missile against the capital of Saudi Arabia, Riyadh, Tuesday which aimed at terrorizing civilians, a foreign ministry source said.
This cowardly act shows anew how the Houthis were defying the will of the international community, violating the UN resolutions, and undermining security and stability of the region, added the source.
Kuwait, said the source, stands fully behind Saudi Arabia and supports all measures aimed at preserving security and stability.
Kuwait, he added, was committed to supporting the legitimate leadership in Yemen.
Saudi military intercepted and destroyed a ballistic missiles fired by the Houthis towards southern Riyadh.
Saudi Arabia’s King Salman has warned President Donald Trump that moving the US embassy for Israel to Jerusalem was a “dangerous step” that could rile Muslims worldwide. Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al- Sisi, confirmed “Egypt’s consistent position on maintaining the legal status of Jerusalem within the framework of international standards and relevant United Nations resolutions”, he said.
Rafael Silva’s late strike ensured Urawa Red Diamonds were crowned AFC Champions League winners for the second time on Saturday after a 1-0 victory over Saudi Arabia’s Al Hilal saw the Japanese side wrap up a 2-1 aggregate scoreline.