Counterterrorism

Counterterrorism

Safety primary concern for Makkah security

Security teams and special forces are coordinating to handle crowds and congestion at the Grand Mosque in order to ensure the safety of worshippers and pilgrims. Five...

Saudi defense minister visits US warship

The Saudi Minister of Defense toured USS Theodore Roosevelt on July 7 to observe carrier operations at sea. Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, Second Deputy Prime Minister...

Security plan in force in Riyadh for remainder of Ramadan

Riyadh Gov. Prince Faisal bin Bandar has called for a comprehensive field security plan in the capital for the last 10 days of the...

Security forces kill wanted militant in exchange of gunfire

A wanted militant and supporter of the Islamic State (ISIS) was killed in an exchange of gunfire after refusing to surrender to Saudi police...

Saudi Arabia Condemns Terror Attacks

Saudi Arabia condemned the "cowardly and criminal" terror attacks that happened on June 26 in Kuwait, Tunisia and France. Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques...

Saudi Arabia to Install Surveillance Cameras in Major Mosques

Saudi Arabia is drafting plans to install surveillance cameras in major mosques across the Kingdom. Gulf News reports that the Ministry of Islamic Affairs is...