The Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Centre tweeted the image with the caption, “A picture from space of the Holy Mosque in Mecca, Saudi Arabia, taken by #KhalifaSat…”
The United Arab Emirates has strongly condemned the drone attacks on two pump stations on Saudi Aramco’s East-West pipeline.
The Ministry said that the concerned authorities have taken all necessary measures, and are investigating the incident in cooperation with local and international bodies.
A Saudi-led coalition launched air strikes on Iran-allied Houthi forces in Yemen's capital Sanaa, Saudi state television reported early on Saturday, part of an escalation of tit-for-tat strikes that has stoked regional tensions.
A Saudi-led coalition launched air strikes on Houthi forces in Yemen's capital Sanaa, Saudi state television reported early on Saturday.
Saudi Arabia on Sunday shot down a bomb-laden drone deployed by Iran-aligned Houthi rebels in Yemen to attack an airport in the country, state media reported.
Strains have increased between Iran and the United States in the wake of this month's attack on oil tankers in the Gulf region that Washington has blamed on Iran.
Two damaged tankers arrived safely on Sunday at locations off the Emirati coast after they were rocked by explosions in Gulf waters, in an incident Saudi Arabia blamed on its regional arch-rival Iran.
'A terrorist attack by the Iranian-backed Houthi militia took place at Abha international airport, through which thousands of civilian passengers... pass daily'