- Yemen airstrike: Boys laugh on a bus hours before 40 were killed
The video shows the excited children playing around on the field trip, arranged to mark the end of their summer school, before the bus was hit by a missile in Dahyan, Saada province, Yemen.
Daily Mail. Tue, 14 Aug 2018 03:11:42 +0100.
- US wheat from Pacific Northwest heading to war-torn Yemen
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - Seven ships loaded with wheat grown in America's Pacific Northwest are sailing for Yemen, where a stalemated civil war has pushed more than 8 million people to the brink of starvation. The U.S. ...
Washington Times. Mon, 13 Aug 2018 16:59:14 -0400.
- US general pushing Saudis to investigate deadly Yemen strike: Pentagon
Local officials say dozens of children were killed when their bus was hit.
ABC News. Mon, 13 Aug 2018 16:26:17 -0400.
- Pompeo, Saudi crown prince discuss Syria, Iraq, Afghanistan, Yemen
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo spoke with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman by phone on Monday to discuss the situations in Syria, Iraq, Afghanistan and Yemen, the U.S. State Department said in a statement.
Reuters. Mon, 13 Aug 2018 16:14:47 -0400.
- Saada attack: Mourners vented anger against Saudi, UAE
Funerals of victims of the Saada bus attack gathered angry mourners who shouted slogans against Saudi Arabia and what they say is its biggest ally and arms supplier the United States.
Al Jazeera. Mon, 13 Aug 2018 19:06:18 GMT.
- Elon Musk says Saudi Arabia's sovereign wealth fund may help take Tesla private
Saudi Arabia's sovereign wealth fund would be the main source of money for Tesla CEO Elon Musk's grand plan to take the company private, but the deal isn't done yet, Musk disclosed in a blog on Monday.
Tom Krisher. Fox News. Mon, 13 Aug 2018 18:53:00 GMT.
- Musk's Backstory On Taking Tesla Private Suggests Tweet Jumped The Gun
The tech billionaire says Saudi Arabia is the funding source behind his Twitter comment, but taking the company private through a leveraged buyout looks like a plan in its infancy, with numerous steps and questions yet to be resolved.
By Alan Ohnsman, Forbes Staff. Forbes. Mon, 13 Aug 2018 14:52:00 -0400.
- Yemen war: Mass funeral held for children killed in bus attack
Thousands attend the funeral for 40 children who died in a Saudi-led air strike on a bus.
BBC News. Mon, 13 Aug 2018 18:43:50 GMT.
- Russia supports Jordan in its fight against terrorism
Moscow condemns the terror attack near Amman
Tass. Mon, 13 Aug 2018 20:20:49 +0300.
- Largest group of haj pilgrims departs for Jeddah
SINGAPORE - The largest group of pilgrims who are undertaking the haj this year (2018) left for Saudi Arabia on Monday (Aug 13).
Straits Times. Tue, 14 Aug 2018 00:27:48 +0800.
- Elon Musk says Saudi interest sparked effort to take Tesla private
Elon Musk elaborated on what precipitated his effort to take Tesla private, portraying the interest that Saudi Arabia's sovereign wealth fund has shown in the electric-car maker as key to the gambit.
AutoNews.com. Mon, 13 Aug 2018 10:26:20 EST. Subscription required.
- Saudi Cuts Oil Output as OPEC Points to 2019 Surplus
OPEC on Monday forecast lower demand for its crude next year as rivals pump more and said top oil exporter Saudi Arabia, eager to avoid a return of oversupply, had cut production.
Newsmax. Mon, 13 Aug 2018 11:24:34 EDT.
- Musk: Saudi Fund Supports Tesla Buyout, Talks Continue
Tesla Chief Executive Elon Musk said on Monday he was still in talks with potential backers of a possible buyout of the company, including Saudi Arabia's sovereign wealth fund, but had not completed securing the funding. ...
Voice of America. Mon, 13 Aug 2018 10:27:36 -0400.
- Saudi Arabia pushed to take Tesla private - Musk
Elon Musk, the billionaire chief executive of Tesla, has claimed that Saudi Arabia's sovereign wealth fund has been pushing to take the electric car maker private.
Sky News. Mon, 13 Aug 2018 14:41:00 +0100.
- Qatar on track to receive Apaches from 2019
Qatar is on track to receive its recently ordered Boeing AH-64E Apache Guardian attack helicopters from 2019 through to mid-2020. ...
Gareth Jennings, London. Janes 360. Mon, 13 Aug 2018 01:00:00 GMT.
The Arabian Peninsula is located in southwestern Asia, in a region
known as the Middle East. Nations on the Arabian Peninsula
include Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, and Kuwait, as well as Oman, Qatar,
Yemen, and the United Arab Emirates. To the northwest of the
peninsula lie the Arab States of Jordan, Lebanon, and Syria.
Arabic is the primary language of these States.
More news and information about selected Arab nations
is available at the official government websites listed below.
The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia's capital city is Riyadh, and its national
currency is the Saudi Arabian Riyal. In 2007, the population of
Saudi Arabia was estimated at 27,601,000.
The Kingdom of Bahrain's capital city is Manama, and its national
currency is the Bahrain Dinar. The estimated population of Bahrain
in 2007 was 709,000.
The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan's capital city is Amman, and its
national currency is the Jordanian Dinar. In 2007, the population
of Jordan was estimated at 6,053,000.
The State of Kuwait's
capital city is Kuwait City, and its national
currency is the Kuwaiti Dinar. The estimated population of Kuwait
in 2007 was 2,506,000.
The Republic of Lebanon's capital city is Beirut, and its national
currency is the Lebanese Pound. In 2007, the population of Lebanon
was estimated at 3,926,000.
The Sultanate of Oman's capital city is Muscat,
and its national currency is the Omani Real.
The estimated population of Oman in 2007 was 3,205,000.
The State of Qatar's capital city is Doha, and its national currency
is the Qatari Riyal. Qatar's estimated population in 2007 was
The United Arab Emirates' capital city is Abu Dhabi, and its national
currency is the Dirham. In 2007, the UAE's estimated population
The Republic of Yemen's capital city is San'a, and its national currency
is the Yemeni Riyal. Yemen's population in 2007 was estimated at