Egypt: Militants blow up gas pipeline in Sinai

Suspected Islamic State militants blew up a natural gas pipeline Saturday in Egypt’s restive northern part of the Sinai Peninsula, causing a fire but no casualties, security officials said. The officials said the suspected militants planted explosives under a pipeline Read More …

Saudi air defences destroy 9 armed drones

The Saudi-led Arab coalition said on Friday that Saudi defenses shot down nine armed drones fired at the Kingdom. It said the aircraft were aimed at civilian locations and energy facilities. It accused the Iran-backed Houthi militias in Yemen of Read More …

UAE: 3 killed in suspected Houthi drone attack in Abu Dhabi

A suspected Houthi drone attack near Abu Dhabi airport killed at least three people and sparked multiple explosions in the United Arab Emirates’ capital on Monday. An Abu Dhabi police statement said three tanker trucks carrying fuel exploded in the Read More …

Yemen’s Houthis target Aramco, other Saudi sites in missile, drone attacks

Yemen’s Houthi movement said on Tuesday it fired several ballistic missiles and 25 armed drones into Saudi Arabia, targeting Aramco oil facilities in Jeddah and the defence ministry in Riyadh. The Saudi-led coalition fighting the Houthis in Yemen said late Read More …

Saudi forces intercept ballistic missiles and drones fired from Yemen

Saudi Arabia has intercepted three ballistic missiles fired from neighbouring Yemen targeting the oil-rich Eastern province, as well as the cities of Najran and Jazan in the south, defence officials claimed. Shrapnel from one of the missiles scattered over the Read More …

US Navy says drone strike hit oil tanker off Oman, killing 2

U.S. Navy explosive experts believe a “drone strike” targeted an oil tanker that came under attack off the coast of Oman in the Arabian Sea, killing two on board, the American military said Saturday. The strike Thursday night on the Read More …

Arab alliance destroys Al Houthi UAVs, missiles targeting Saudi Arabia

The Arab Saudi-led alliance said it intercepted and destroyed early Thursday eight unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) and three ballistic missiles fired by Yemen’s All Houthis towards Saudi Arabia amid an upsurge of the Iran-aligned rebels’ attacks. On Monday, the alliance Read More …

Fire extinguished on oil tanker off Syria after suspected drone attack

Syria’s oil ministry said firefighters on Saturday put out a fire on an oil tanker off the Baniyas refinery after a suspected attack by a drone coming from the direction of Lebanese waters. The identity of the vessel was unclear, Read More …