Wednesday, January 19

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Around 20 Killed in Deadliest Coalition Strikes on Yemen’s Sanaa since 2019

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Air strikes by the Saudi-led coalition fighting Yemen's Houthi group on the capital Sanaa killed at least 20 people overnight, including civilians, Houthi media and residents said, in one of its deadliest attacks since 2019.Around 14 people were killed when coalition planes struck the home of a high-ranking Houthi military official, including his wife and son, according to neighbors and a medic.The air strikes followed Monday's drone and missile attack on coalition partner the United Arab Emirates that was claimed by the Iran-aligned Houthis and killed three people.The coalition also said it intercepted eight Houthi drones launched toward Saudi Arabia on Monday.Early on Tuesday, the coalition said it had begun air strikes against strongholds and camps in Sanaa belonging to the Houthi group...

Abu Dhabi Police Confirms Explosion of 3 Petroleum Tankers in Mussafah, Minor Fire in New Construction Area of Abu Dhabi Int’l Airport

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Abu Dhabi, The Abu Dhabi Police confirmed that a fire broke out this morning, which led to the explosion of three petroleum tankers in ICAD 3, Mussafah, near ADNOC's storage tanks, according Emirates News Agency (WAM) .A minor fire also broke out in the new construction area of Abu Dhabi International Airport.Preliminary investigations suggest that the cause of the fires are small flying objects, possibly belonging to drones, that fell in the two areas. Teams from the competent authorities have been dispatched and the fire is currently being put out.The competent authorities have launched an extensive investigation into the cause of the fire and the circumstances surrounding it. However, there are no significant damages resulting from the two accidents.Source: Saudi Press Agency

Abu Dhabi Police Confirms Explosion of 3 Petroleum Tankers in Mussafah, Minor Fire in New Construction Area of Abu Dhabi Int’l Airport

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Abu Dhabi, The Abu Dhabi Police confirmed that a fire broke out this morning, which led to the explosion of three petroleum tankers in ICAD 3, Mussafah, near ADNOC's storage tanks, according Emirates News Agency (WAM) .A minor fire also broke out in the new construction area of Abu Dhabi International Airport.Preliminary investigations suggest that the cause of the fires are small flying objects, possibly belonging to drones, that fell in the two areas. Teams from the competent authorities have been dispatched and the fire is currently being put out.The competent authorities have launched an extensive investigation into the cause of the fire and the circumstances surrounding it. However, there are no significant damages resulting from the two accidents.Source: Saudi Press Agency

Royal Oman Police’ Security Force Arrives in Saudi Arabia to Participate in Joint Exercise “Arab Gulf Security 3”

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Dammam, A security force from Royal Oman Police has arrived in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to participate in the joint tactical exercise of the security forces from Gulf Cooperation Council member states “Arab Gulf Security 3”.The "Arab Gulf Security 3" exercise is hosted by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and taking place in the Eastern Province.The Force’s Commander Colonel Salim Mubarak Al Abrawi stressed the force’s the readiness to participate in the exercise, looking forward to achieving common aspirations and raising the level of coordination and field cooperation among the participating states in order to achieve the exercise’s goals and continue developing security work as well as the capabilities of security components in dealing with emergencies and different crises.Source: Saudi Pr...

Saudi Ministry of Commerce Awarded Government Excellence for Best Arab Ministry

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Riyadh, The Ministry of Commerce received today the Arab Government Excellence Award, naming it the best Arab ministry as more than 5,000 Arab governments have competed in the Award’s first session. The ministry was also announced to have obtained the best smart Arab government application for the "Establish a Business" service, enabling the business sector to register electronically their enterprises within 30 minutes after automating all procedures.The Director-General of the Executive Council of the Arab Administrative Development Organization (ARADO) Dr. Nasser bin Hatlan Al-Qahtani handed over the award to the Deputy Minister of Trade Dr. Iman Bint Habbas Al-Mutairi, at a ceremony virtually attended by the Minister of Commerce Dr. Majid Al-Qasabi at the ministry’s headquarters in Riya...

Two Citizens Apprehended for Having Possessed 36 Kilograms of Hashish in Khamis Mushait, GDNC Reports

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Khamis Mushait, Saudi Arabia, Two citizens were apprehended for having possessed 36 kilograms of Hashish, an Official Spokesperson of the General Directorate of Narcotics Control (GDNC) said.In a press release, the spokesperson added that, as part of drug smuggling and promotion crimes security follow-up and strict monitoring, the detainees were referred to Public Prosecution for initial legal procedures.Source: Saudi Press Agency