Rebels violated Yemen truce 43 times: Coalition

RIYADH, 20th October, 2016 (WAM)— The Houthi-Slaeh militias have violated the 72-hour UN-brokered truce, that began just before midnight Wednesday, 43 times, and shelled Saudi border areas, the command of the Arab Coalition to Restore Legitimacy in Yemen said on Thursday.

Bahrain Deputy Minister praises efforts of Geneva Centre for Human Rights Advancement and Global Dialogue

MANAMA, 19th October, 2016 (WAM) — Bahrain's Deputy Prime Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Mubarak Al Khalifa praised the programmes and objectives of the Geneva Centre for Human Rights Advancement and Global Dialogue.

Custodian of Two Holy Mosques receives Afghanistan’s Executive President

RIYADH, 18th October, 2016 (WAM) — The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud received today at his palace today the visiting Executive President of Islamic Republic of Afghanistan Dr. Abdullah Abdullah and his accompanying delegation, at his palace.

Arab Coalition Command accepts JIAT’s findings on ceremony hall incident in Yemen

RIYADH, 15th October, 2016 (WAM)– The Command of the Coalition to Restore Legitimacy in Yemen has accepted the findings of an investigation launched by the Joint Incidents Assessment Team (JIAT) into the 8th October incident involving a ceremony hall in Sana'a.

OIC expresses grave concern at outbreak of violence in Rakhine State, Myanmar

JEDDAH, 14th October, 2016 (WAM) — The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) has expressed grave concern at the eruption of violence in Rakhine state following attacks by unidentified insurgents against Myanmar border facilities on 9th October which resulted in the deaths of several security personnel and insurgents. The OIC calls for a full investigation into the incident to determine the perpetrators in order to bring them to justice.

IOM prepares to build emergency sites for expected Mosul displacement

GENEVA, 14th October, 2016 (WAM) — To prepare for the expected displacement of people fleeing Mosul during military
operations to retake the city from Daesh, the International Organisation for Migration (IOM), at the request of the
Government of Iraq and in collaboration with the UN Humanitarian Coordinator, has agreed to construct emergency sites
in Ninewa governorate.

Houthis kill Saudi soldier

RIYADH, 14th October, 2016 (WAM) — A Saudi soldier was killed when an interior ministry's security patrol in Jazan Region was
exposed to hostile fire across the borders from Houthi elements last night, announced the security spokesman of the Ministry
of Interior.

Israeli suspends UNESCO activities after vote on Jerusalem resolution

GAZA, 14th October, 2016 (WAM) — Israel suspended co-operation with UNESCO on Friday after the United Nations cultural organisation adopted a draft resolution on occupied Jerusalem.

Bahrain condemns terrorist attack in Egypt’s North Sinai

MANAMA, 15th October, 2016 (WAM) — Kingdom of Bahrain has condemned the terrorist attack on a checkpoint in North Sinai, killing and wounding a number of Egyptian soldiers.

OIC expresses grave concern at outbreak of violence in Rakhine State, Myanmar

JEDDAH, 14th October, 2016 (WAM) — The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) has expressed grave concern at the eruption of violence in Rakhine state following attacks by unidentified insurgents against Myanmar border facilities on 9th October which resulted in the deaths of several security personnel and insurgents. The OIC calls for a full investigation into the incident to determine the perpetrators in order to bring them to justice.