News Saudi Arabia » Northern Borders: Snowfall and low temperatures expected in northern regions
TABUK, Saudi Arabia: The General Authority of Meteorology and Environmental ... This front is expected to cause snowfall particularly in the Northern Borders and Jawf regions, accompanied by very low temperatures, reaching -2°C. The front will also ...
News Saudi Arabia » Northern Borders: Saudi builds northern border fence against infiltrators
Saudi Arabia has inaugurated a multilayered fence along its northern borders, as part of efforts to secure the kingdom's vast desert frontiers against infiltrators and smugglers, state media said. King Abdullah announced late Friday the launch of the first ...
News Saudi Arabia » Northern Borders: Saudi Arabia building hi-tech border fence
The official added that the northern borders were secure and that the rate of infiltration into Saudi Arabia was nil, stressing that the modern technology used by the border patrols succeeded in tracking anyone trying to enter the kingdom illegally.
News Saudi Arabia » Northern Borders: Saudi Arabia Is Building A 600-Mile 'Great Wall' To Shield Itself From ISIS
The attack last week is the sort of incident the Saudis hope to avoid. Three border guards, including General Oudah al-Belawi, commander of border operations in Saudi Arabia’s northern zone, were killed. All four attackers also died.
News Saudi Arabia » Northern Borders: Saudi Arabia launches northern border fence project
Saudi Arabia has announced that it is building a multilayered fence along its northern borders, as part of efforts to secure the kingdom from “infiltrators,” state media said. King Abdullah announced Friday the launch of the first stage of a border ...
News Saudi Arabia » Northern Borders: Classes suspended as cold wave grips Saudi northern borders
... due to the cold wave gripping the northern regions of Saudi Arabia, the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported on Wednesday. The Saudi Red Crescent Society in the Northern Border Province has raised the readiness of its teams to meet any contingency.
News Saudi Arabia » Northern Borders: Saudi Arabia Sends 30,000 Troop To Norther Border
While that’s a bit of a stretch the 500-mile Saudi-Iraq border is porous at best and Saudi Arabia having bred a number of jihadis of their own is fearful of their northern neighbors possibly bringing their “death to all” attitudes into the Saudi Arabia.
News Saudi Arabia » Northern Borders: The Coming Fracture Of Saudi Arabia
Other regions of Saudi Arabia that would likely spin off include the Northern Borders region adjacent to Iraq and Tabuk, which lies along the southern Jordanian border and the Gulf of Aqaba. Tabuk might seek some form of security protection from both ...
News Saudi Arabia » Northern Borders: Saudi Arabia places 30,000 soldiers on its border in the wake of ISIS threat 'after 2,500 Iraqi soldiers quit their posts'
Saudi Arabia has placed 30,000 soldiers on its northern border after 2,500 Iraqi soldiers reportedly quit their posts, leaving the country open to the threat of a lightning advance by ISIS militants. King Abdullah ordered all necessary measures to protect ...
News Saudi Arabia » Northern Borders: ISIS Claims Attack On Saudi Arabia Border, Signals Strategy Change In Militant Infiltration
Saudi Arabia ramped up security at the border in June and more recently built a nearly 600-mile (1,000 kilometer) fence on the border with Iraq to keep out militants. Monday’s attack hit the northern border patrol at al-Suwaif near the city of Arar ...