Saudi Arabia, Cuba unified and firm against terror and extremism: Al-Jubeir

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Saudi Arabia Foreign Minister Adel Al-Jubeir. (SPA)
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Houthis have targeted navel traffic on the Red Sea. (Reuters)
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Iranian-backed Houthi militia have fired missiles toward the Makkah. (Reuters)
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Houthi missiles are responsible for the deaths for civilians in Saudi Arabia. (Reuters)
Updated 03 April 2018

Saudi Arabia, Cuba unified and firm against terror and extremism: Al-Jubeir

  • Saudi foreign minister and the Cuban president discussed international developments during their meeting
  • Saudi Arabia and Cuba agreed on a number of issues, including a unified stance against terrorism

London: Saudi Arabia’s Foreign Minister Adel Al-Jubeir has met with Cuban President Raul Castro in Havana on Tuesday.
During his visit to the presidential residence, Jubeir extended the greetings of King Salman and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.
The Saudi FM and Cuban president discussed ties between the two countries, as well as recent developments across the globe.

 

Also, in attendance at the meeting were the director general of the office of the Minister of Foreign Affairs Khalid bin Musaed Al-Anqari and the Saudi Ambassador to Cuba, Faisal bin Musallat Al-Mandil.
Jubeir said they agreed on a number of issues including the “unified and firm stance against extremism and terrorism.”
Iranian-back Houthi militia are among the terrorist groups to have targeted the Kingdom. They have been responsible for missiles toward Makkah and the Saudi capital Riyadh.

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Houthi terror

Houthi militia, who are backed by Iran, have fired missiles indiscriminately toward Saudi Arabia, killing and injuring civilians.


COVID-19 claims 45 more lives in Saudi Arabia

Updated 16 July 2020

COVID-19 claims 45 more lives in Saudi Arabia

  • The total number of recoveries in the Kingdom has increased to 187,622
  • A total of 2,370 people have succumbed to the virus in the Kingdom so far

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia announced 45 more deaths from COVID-19 and 2,764 new confirmed cases of the disease on Thursday.
Of the new cases, 260 were recorded in Jeddah, 213 in Hufof, 208 in Riyadh and 159 in Dammam.
The total number of recoveries in the Kingdom increased to 187,622 after 4,574 more patients recovered from the virus.
A total of 2,370 people have succumbed to the virus in the Kingdom so far.