By: Aidarous Nouraji - ADEN - Abdul-Hakim Al-Imad, Director General of Zakat Duties Department in Aden province, expected a rise in the zakat to be collected in Aden this year.
Al-Imad said that the total amount of zakat collected during January-September 2006 is estimated at 245 million riyals while the zakat collected in 205 in Aden province reached 285 million riyals.
It is noteworthy that the Zakat Duties Department in Aden province is regular in zakat collection and is in the lead in terms of the amount collected according to the annual statistics issued by the Zakat Duties Authority.
A Saudi aggression fighter jet targeted a citizen's car driving in Fara area of Kutaf district in Saada province overnight, killing the driver and injuring his friend, a security official said on Monday.
Scores of Saudi enemy soldiers were killed and injured on Sunday when the army and popular forces repelled a Saudi military attempt to sneak into Shurfah site in the border province of Najran, a military official said.
The operation was accomplished successfully against the Saudi
Saudi aggression warplanes have launched more than 49 airstrikes over the past hours on several residential areas across Yemen, a security official said on Sunday.
The airstrikes targeted the areas of Malahiz and Husama in Dhahir district, and areas Thuban, Masahif and Sdad in Bakim district of northern Saada province.