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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

Filipinos in Saudi Arabia told to be vigilant amid Houthi missile attacks

The Philippine Consulate General in Jedda, Saudi Arabia on Monday told Filipinos to stay calm but be vigilant amid ballistic missile attacks by Houthi rebels targeting the kingdom's southwestern border. In an advisory, the Consulate General asked Filipinos working and living near the provinces of Najran and Jizan "to avoid visiting Saudi government offices, installations and public places unless necessary for strictly professional and personal business." The rebels from Yemen vowed to step up its attack on Saudi's oil facilities, according to a report from The Financial Times. Last Saturday, the kingdom's air defense system intercepted four missile attacks from the rebel gro...Keep on reading: Filipinos in Saudi Arabia told to be vigilant amid Houthi missile attacks.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 1st, 2018

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THE Philippines yesterday alerted the almost one million overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) in Saudi Arabia as it expressed its solidarity with the Kingdom, condemning the latest missile attacks launched by Houthi rebels in Yemen on Wednesday. “The Philippines stands solidly behind Saudi Arabia and condemns the latest missile attacks against….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsApr 12th, 2018

As missile attacks from Yemen militia claim 1st fatality, solon raises alarm over safety of OFWs in Saudi

A party-list representative advocating OFW causes has drawn the attention of authorities to the renewed risk to Filipino workers in Saudi Arabia of the latest missile attacks by Yemen’s Houthi militia on Sunday, killing one Egyptian worker and wounding two others......»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsMar 27th, 2018

No Filipino casualties in Saudi missile attacks, says DFA

MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said on Monday, March 26, that no Filipinos were harmed after Saudi Arabia military forces intercepted 7 missiles fired by Yemeni rebels. A report  by Agence France Presse said "the rebels have periodically fired missiles into Saudi territory ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsMar 26th, 2018

DFA: No Filipino casualty in Riyadh after missile attack from Yemen rebels

The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) reported no Filipino casualty after Houthi rebels in Yemen fired seven ballistic missiles towards Riyadh and several other areas in Saudi Arabia last Sunday. In a statement Monday, Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter S. Cayetano said: “The Philippines strongly condemns the latest missile attacks against Saudi Arabia. These attacks […] The post DFA: No Filipino casualty in Riyadh after missile attack from Yemen rebels appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsMar 26th, 2018

DFA condemns missile attacks against Saudi

NO Filipinos were among the casualties in the ballistic missile attacks in Riyadh, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said yesterday. In a statement, the Philippines strongly condemned the latest ballistic missile attacks against Saudi Arabia by Houthi rebels in Yemen, which left one person dead and two others wounded.….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsMar 26th, 2018

PH condemns missile attack in Saudi Arabia; no Filipinos hurt

THE DEPARTMENT of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said on Monday that there were no Filipino casualties in the latest ballistic missile attack against Saudi Arabia on Sunday evening. At the same time, the Philippines, through Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano, “strongly condemns” the latest missile attacks by the Houthi rebels in Yemen on Riyadh and in the other parts [...] The post PH condemns missile attack in Saudi Arabia; no Filipinos hurt appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated NewsMar 26th, 2018

‘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 missile strike: No Pinoys among casualties

No Filipinos were among the casualties in a missile strike that killed three civilians in the southern city of Jizan in Saudi Arabia on Saturday, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said yesterday. The DFA also condoled with Saudi Arabia over the latest incident. Philippine authorities urged Filipino workers there….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsJun 12th, 2018

Yemen rebels stage show of force hours after missile attacks on Saudi

SANAA, Yemen – Hundreds of thousands of Huthi rebel supporters flooded the streets of Yemen's capital Monday, March 26 to mark three years of war, hours after Riyadh intercepted seven missiles fired from rebel territory. A Saudi-led military coalition intervened in Yemen on March 26, 2015 to restore the government of ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsMar 26th, 2018

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