Related Rule
Saudi Arabia
Practice Relating to Rule 7. The Principle of Distinction between Civilian Objects and Military Objectives
In 1991, in reports submitted to the UN Security Council on operations in the Gulf War, Saudi Arabia stated that its air force had carried out numerous sorties against “military targets in Iraq and Kuwait, while avoiding civilian targets”. 
Saudi Arabia, Report dated 30 January 1991 on the progress of operations for the liberation of Kuwait, annexed to Letter dated 30 January 1991 to the President of the UN Security Council, UN Doc. S/22180, 31 January 1991, p. 2; Letter dated 6 February 1991 to the President of the UN Security Council, UN Doc. S/22200, 6 February 1991, p. 1.
In 1991, in a report submitted to the UN Security Council on operations in the Gulf War, Saudi Arabia stated: “The cities of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia have been bombarded by 26 missiles, which have landed in purely civilian localities of no military value.” 
Saudi Arabia, Report dated 30 January 1991 on the progress of operations for the liberation of Kuwait, annexed to Letter dated 30 January 1991 to the President of the UN Security Council, UN Doc. S/22180, 31 January 1991, p. 2.