A Royal Saudi Air Force Typhoon aircraft has reportedly crashed during its combat mission against Houthi fighters over Yemen on Wednesday.
The Saudi-led coalition at war in Yemen says the Typhoon warplane crashed into a mountain in Al Wade’a district on September 13 killing its pilot identified as Mahna al-Biz, Saba news agency reported.
According to authorities, the aircraft suffered a technical failure during a CAS (Close Air Support) mission.
It is the second death this week of a coalition fighter pilot. In August, a UAE Black Hawk military helicopter crashed in Yemen killing the four on board personnels.
A ballistic missile launched by the Yemini rebels towards the Muslim holy city of Mecca has been intercepted by the Saudi-led coalition's air defence system. The Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported today that the missile launch was a desperate attempt to disrupt this year's Haj pilgrimage
Saudi, UAE, Bahrain and Egypt have affirmed to continue their current measures (read blockade) of Qatar and possible future measures, until the Qatari authorities are committed to fulfilling all the just demands, which ensure countering terrorism and maintaining security and stability in the region. “The terrorist activities of the 9 entities and 9 individuals have direct and indirect ties with the Qatari authorities
Qatari Minister of defense has criticized the blockade imposed by a Saudi-led Arabian nations' Group as 'bloodless declaration of war'. The minister, Khaled al-Athiyah was quoted as saying in an interview with London based Al-araby Al Jadeed newspaper
A Saudi Royal Air Force (RSAF) Hawk Jet aircraft crashed killing its two crew members in the northwestern region of the kingdom on Monday, the Saudi news agency SPA reported. Quoting an unnamed source, the SPA reported that the crash of the Hawk training aircraft occurred on Monday at noon during a training flight and authorities have begun an investigation to establish the cause of the crash
The Spanish government announced Monday that it is canceling a deal with Saudi Arabia to supply 400 precision bombs and return 9.2 million Euros paid by Riyadh amidst apprehensions that the bombs could be used to target civilians in the Saudi-led bombing campaign in Yemen
Saudi-led coalition issued a statement Sunday that a warplane from Saudi Arabias air forces fighting the Houthi movement in Yemen crashed due to a technical fault while conducting military operations. The statement comes following the claim made by Houthi rebels that they shot down a Tornado GR4 fighter bomber in the northern province of Saada on Sunday, the Houthi-controlled Saba news agency reported
Yemen has unveiled domestically manufactured ‘high-precision naval missiles, Mandab 1 at an exhibition in the western port city of Hudaydah. Senior Yemeni officials and military commanders of the Houthi Ansarullah movement have inspected domestically-manufactured naval missiles showcased by Yemen's armed forces at an exhibition,
The Scud-Type Borkan-2H Missile used by Yemen's Houti militias to target the Riyadh Airport in Saudi Arabia on November 4 could be a game-changer in the three years old conflict that has claimed hundreds of mostly Yemeni lives. The fact that the missile traveled so far inside Saudi territory with its target, the Riyadh airport within reach, shows that the militia possesses a surprisingly high level of technology
A day after Yemens Houti rebels launched a missile targeting Riyadh Airport, Saudi-led coalition announced a land, sea and air blockade of Yemen claiming that the missile components had been supplied by Iran. In addition, the coalition announced a combined reward of US$450 million for the arrest of 40 Houti leaders and Iranian individuals it said were responsible for the missile attack and weapons supplies to the rebels
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