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Victims of Cholera outbreak in Saudi Arabia, Yemen

Saudi Arabia reports cholera infection in southern province

17 September 2018, 6:35 AM

Saudi Arabia confirmed one cholera infection and three other suspected cases in an area bordering Yemen, where an epidemic has killed more than 2,000people, state TV reported on Sunday, citing a health ministry official.

Saudi Arabia intercepts Houthi missile, 26 wounded by shrapnel

6 September 2018, 7:02 AM

Saudi Arabia’s air defence forces intercepted and destroyed a ballistic missile fired by Yemen’s Houthis in the southern city of Najran, wounding 26 people with shrapnel, Saudi civil defence said on Wednesday.

More than two million Muslims begin hajj pilgrimage

19 August 2018, 11:26 AM

More than two million Muslims from around the globe on Sunday started the hajj pilgrimage at Islam’s holiest sites in Saudi Arabia, one of the world’s largest annual gatherings.

Yemen: more than three years of war

9 August 2018, 7:22 PM

A Saudi-led coalition launched military operations in Yemen in 2015, helping the government to push back against rebels who had taken control of the capital and seized several provinces.

Israel warns Iran of military response if it closed key Red Sea strait

2 August 2018, 9:03 AM

Iran has not threatened to block Bab al-Mandeb but has said it would block the Strait of Hormuz, at the mouth of the Gulf, if it were prevented from exporting its own oil.

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