Category: Riyadh

US: Secretary of Divulge Mike Pompeo arrives in Riyadh 0

US: Secretary of Divulge Mike Pompeo arrives in Riyadh

Mike Pompeo, the new US secretary of state, has arrived in Saudi Arabia as part of a three-day Middle East tour that also includes Jordan and Israel. Pompeo was greeted in Riyadh on Saturday by his Saudi counterpart Adel al-Jubeir and was expected to meet Khalid bin Salman, the kingdom’s ambassador to the US, as well as attend…

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Why did the Houthis assault Riyadh?

A decision by Yemen’s Houthi rebels to fire seven missiles into Saudi Arabia was ostensibly a response to its northern neighbour’s three years of air strikes, the armed group told Al Jazeera. Striking deeper then ever before, the Houthis fired four missiles at air and military bases in the southern Saudi cities of Abha, Jizan…

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Yemen’s Houthi rebels fire ballistic missile at Riyadh

Houthi rebels have told Al Jazeera they fired a long-range ballistic missile towards the Saudi capital, Riyadh, in retaliation for three years of air strikes that had decimated Yemen, the Arab world’s poorest country. Muhammad al-Bukhaiti, a spokesman for the Houthis, said the rebels fired a Burkan 2-H missile – a Scud-type missile with a range of more…