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Houthi Projectiles Land on Hospital in Jazan

Saudi civil defense teams received on Tuesday several complaints that projectiles, fired by the Iran-backed Houthi militias in Yemen, had landed on a hospital in Jazan. General Directorate of Civil Defense spokesman in Jazan, Yehya al-Qahtani, said the projectiles hit the al-Harath General Hospit

Saudi Amaala Becomes Standalone Company

Saudi Amaala Becomes Standalone Company

Saudi Amaala announced it will be incorporated as a standalone company thus entering a new stage.

Iran Says Repelled a 'Highly Organized Cyber-Attack'

Iran Says Repelled a 'Highly Organized Cyber-Attack'

An Iranian minster said Wednesday Tehran had recently thwarted a "highly organized cyber-attack" targeting its e-government infrastructure. The threat "was successfully identified and repelled by the country's cyber security shield," said telecommunications minister Mohammad Javad Azari Jahromi,

US Imposes New Iran Sanctions, Readies for Fresh Prisoner Talks

US Imposes New Iran Sanctions, Readies for Fresh Prisoner Talks

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Wednesday he hoped for further dialogue with Iran to free prisoners but announced new sanctions as he vowed no let-up in pressure. Iran has also voiced a willingness for more prisoner swaps after the exchange Saturday of Xiyue Wang, a US scholar detained sin

Iran Warns Citizens against Travel to US

Iran warned its citizens, particularly scientists, on Tuesday not to visit America, saying Iranians there were subjected to arbitrary and lengthy detention in inhuman conditions. “Iranian citizens, particularly elites and scientists, are requested to seriously avoid traveling to America, even to