Nigeria's president condemns church attack which leaves 16 dead
06:13Korean Leaders to Meet in Demilitarized Zone Early Friday
Supreme Court Hears Arguments in Travel Ban Case
Facebook unveils appeal process for when it removes posts
Save Syria's Idlib from fate of Aleppo, UN envoy pleads
Blasts Rock Saudi Capital Riyadh
12 April 2018, 07:27 | Myrtle Vega
Arab News staffers Huda Bashatah Deema Al-Khudair Saudi media personality Muna AbuSulayman Lulwa Shalhoub and Aseel Bashraheel
Three loud blasts were heard and three clouds of smoke could be seen in the sky above central Riyadh, according to witnesses. In a statement, the Saudi-led coalition fighting the Houthis in Yemen said it downed a drone targeting an airport in the southwestern province of Abha and another in Jazan. Last month, Saudi defences intercepted seven ballistic missiles fired at Riyadh and other cities by the Houthis, the biggest such barrage since the war began in March 2015.
A total of 18 Houthi rebels were killed and almost 30 others injured in the gunbattles with the national army forces in southwestern city of Taiz, according to a statement revealed by the media center of the pro-government forces in the city.
At least 48 fighters of the Shiite Houthi group were killed Wednesday in armed clashes with the Saudi-backed Yemeni government forces and Saudi-led airstrikes in two locations of the war-torn country. "This hearing will allow members to examine U.S. policy toward the Middle East as we grapple with these conflicts and approach a key deadline for the Iran nuclear agreement", he said.
Japan dismiss head coach Vahid Halilhodzic
Japan has never advanced beyond the second round, and will be making its sixth straight appearance in the upcoming World Cup . He also helped them qualify for the World Cup only to be axed just four months before the tournament in South Africa.
Roma dump Barca out after miracle comeback
De Rossi who scored an own goal in the first leg converted the resulting spot-kick as the tie was thrown open. Roma took just six minutes to get the ball rolling thanks to Edin Dzeko's neat control and finish.
Oil is firm but trade dispute keeps traders edgy
Analysts said Xi's comments greatly relieved market anxiety for a potential trade war between the world's two largest economies. US WTI crude futures CLc1 were at $63.26 a barrel at 0031 GMT, down 16 cents, or 0.3 per cent, from their previous settlement.
Chicharito rescues derby point for West Ham
Chelsea will hope to get back to winning ways this weekend as they face West Ham United in a London derby at Stamford Bridge . Chelsea's prospects of catching fourth-placed Tottenham, who are 10 points ahead of them, now look even more remote.
Rex Gold Hedged S&P 500 ETF (GHS) Rises 0.953% for April 5
He noted that the USA hasn't entered a full-blown trade war since 1930, and trade relationships were much different back then. Then came a directive from the White House, asking staff to find $100 billion worth of Chinese goods to hit with tariffs.
PM Modi interacts with workers on BJP's foundation day
Several residents in Mumbai complained about the traffic snarls in the city, including Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan. He must have given some injection that is why now Rahul Baba is daring to ask about four-and-half years of Modi government.