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DFA alarmed over missile attacks vs Saudi Arabia

The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) is alarmed over the reports that a ballistic missile fired by Yemeni rebelswas intercepted as it was heading towards Riyadh, capital of Saudi Arabia. In light of the missile attack, DFA Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano said they are "strongly concerned" for the safetyof close to one million Filipinos in Saudi Arabia. "This (missile attack) puts innocent civilians, including many of our kababayans (countrymen) there, at seriousrisk," Cayetano said in a statementon Saturday. According to Saudi Arabia's state-run news agency, Houthi Shiite rebels in Yemen launched a missile against aresidential area of the Saudi capital. No damage was report...Keep on reading: DFA alarmed over missile attacks vs Saudi Arabia.....»»

Category: newsSource: inquirer inquirerDec 23rd, 2017

‘Missile attacks vs Saudi endanger Pinoy workers’

THE Philippines on Saturday expressed concern over the spate of ballistic missile attacks against Saudi Arabia, saying the attacks endanger the lives of about one million Filipino workers in the kingdom. In a statement, Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano, expressed hope that the conflict could be resolved soon for the sake of regional peace and stability. [...] The post ‘Missile attacks vs Saudi endanger Pinoy workers’ appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsDec 23rd, 2017

PH expresses strong concern over missile attacks vs Saudi Arabia

MANILA, Philippines – The Philippine government on Saturday, December 23, expressed "strong concern" over the ballistic missile attacks against Saudi Arabia – a leading destination of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs). In a statement, Philippine Foreign Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano said the attacks put innocent civilians "at serious risk." Last Tuesday, December ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsDec 23rd, 2017

Philippines condemns missile attacks on Saudi Arabia

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippine government on Saturday condemned the ballistic missile attacks targeting Saudi Arabia, saying such an assault “endangers.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 23rd, 2017

Saudi intercepts ballistic missile near Yemen border – state media

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia on Friday intercepted a ballistic missile over the kingdom’s south near the border with Yemen, state media reported, hours after Yemeni rebels said they had launched an attack. The Huthi rebels, locked in a war against Yemen’s Saudi-backed government, said they had fired a missile at the kingdom’s southwestern province of Najran [...] The post Saudi intercepts ballistic missile near Yemen border – state media appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated NewsJan 5th, 2018

Saudi Arabia intercepts Houthi missile fired toward Riyadh, no reported casualties

Saudi air defenses intercepted a ballistic missile fired towards the capital Riyadh on Tuesday, the Saudi-led coalition said, the latest attack by a Yemeni group that could escalate a proxy war between the kingdom and regional rival Tehran. Source link link: Saudi Arabia intercepts Houthi missile fired toward Riyadh, no reported casualties.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsDec 19th, 2017

Saudi Arabia intercepts second Yemen missile in a month

  Saudi Arabia intercepted and destroyed on Thursday a ballistic missile fired from war-torn Yemen, the second attack this November claimed by Iran-backed Houthi rebels, state media has reported.   The missile targeted the southern Saudi city of Khamis Mushait, with authorities reporting no casualties, just hours after the rebels threatened to retaliate over a crippling blockade on Yemen.   A Saudi-led coalition fighting the rebels imposed the blockade in response to a Huthi missile that was intercepted near Riyadh airport on November 4. The United Nations (UN), however, has warned that the blockade is deepening Yemen's humanitarian crisis.   ...Keep on reading: Saudi Arabia intercepts second Yemen missile in a month.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 1st, 2017

French president meets Saudi crown prince

        RIYADH, Saudi Arabia---French President Emmanuel Macron has met Saudi Arabia's crown prince in Riyadh on Thursday.   The state-run Saudi Press Agency reported the meeting early Friday, saying that Macron met with Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman late Thursday night.   The agency said they discussed "the latest developments in the Middle East and the efforts being exerted for the security and stability of the region, including joint coordination in the fight against terrorism."   The report also said that Macron "expressed France's condemnation of targeting Riyadh city by a ballistic missile." That missile was fi...Keep on reading: French president meets Saudi crown prince.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 10th, 2017

US urges action after Saudi accuses Iran over missile attack

RIYADH: The United States called Tuesday (Wednesday in Manila) for international action to hold Iran to account after Saudi Arabia accused Tehran of “direct military aggression” over a Yemeni rebel missile attack near Riyadh. The Iran-backed Huthi rebels also threatened to attack ports and airports in Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, escalating a [...] The post US urges action after Saudi accuses Iran over missile attack appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsNov 8th, 2017

Saudi Arabia intercepts ballistic missile over capital: CNN

Saudi Arabia intercepts ballistic missile over capital: CNN.....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanaoexaminerRelated NewsNov 5th, 2017

Saudis intercept ‘ballistic missile’ northeast of Riyadh

Saudi Arabia on Saturday intercepted and destroyed a “ballistic missile” northeast of the capital Riyadh after it was launched from Yemen. #BeFullyInformed Saudis intercept ‘ballistic missile’ northeast of Riyadh Saudi Arabia on Saturday intercepted and destroyed a Source link: Saudis intercept ‘ballistic missile’ northeast of Riyadh.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsNov 5th, 2017

US to sell $15 billion THAAD missile defense to Saudi Arabia

US to sell $15 billion THAAD missile defense to Saudi Arabia.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 7th, 2017

Taguiwalo, Barcelona attacks, Qatar and Saudi Arabia | Midday wRap

Taguiwalo, Barcelona attacks, Qatar and Saudi Arabia | Midday wRap.....»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsAug 18th, 2017

Iran turns wrath on US, Saudi Arabia over attacks

Iran turns wrath on US, Saudi Arabia over attacks.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsJun 9th, 2017

Yemeni rebels say they targeted Saudi capital with a missile

SANAA — Yemen's Shiite rebels said on yesterday they have "successfully" fired a ballistic missile at Riyadh for the first time, vowing more attacks on the S.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 6th, 2017

Bill allowing 9/11 victims to sue Saudi heads to Obama

The US House of Representatives passed legislation Friday that would allow relatives of victims of the 9/11 attacks to sue Saudi Arabia for compensation -- a move the White House has threatened to veto......»»

Category: newsSource:  mb.com.phRelated NewsSep 10th, 2016

Saudi Arabia announces $2 billion bailout for Yemen government

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia –  Saudi Arabia announced on Wednesday, January 17, it would transfer $2 billion to Yemen's central bank, following desperate calls for a financial rescue from the beleaguered government it has supported militarily for nearly 3 years. The bailout aims to curb the fall in value of the Yemeni ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJan 17th, 2018

Saudi women to enter stadiums for first time to watch football

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia --- Saudi women will for the first time be allowed to enter a sports stadium on Friday to watch a football match between two local teams --- though they will be segregated from the male-only crowd with designated seating in the so-called "family section." The move is Saudi Arabia's first social reform planned for this year granting women greater rights. The kingdom has also announced that starting in June, women will be allowed to drive, lifting the world's only ban on female drivers. To prepare for the change, the kingdom has designated "family sections" in the stands for women, separated by barriers from the male-only crowd. The stadiums have also been f...Keep on reading: Saudi women to enter stadiums for first time to watch football.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 12th, 2018

Drilon decries plot to weaken Senate

SENATE Minority Leader Franklin Drilon on Sunday decried attacks against the chamber, saying it is part of efforts to weaken the institution and pave the way for a unilateral system of legislature. “I am very alarmed and concerned about this continued attack on the Senate. It appears to be part of deliberate and sustained efforts [...] The post Drilon decries plot to weaken Senate appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsJan 8th, 2018

Saudi Arabia confirms princes arrested over protest

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia – Saudi Arabia's attorney general on Sunday, January 7, confirmed 11 princes had been arrested after protesting the kingdom's austerity measures and would face trial after "disrupting public peace and order." Saudi media on Saturday, January 6, had reported the princes arrested after gathering outside Qasr al-Hokm, a ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJan 7th, 2018

Saudi Arabia confirms princes arrested over protest

Saudi Arabia confirms princes arrested over protest.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 7th, 2018