Saudi Crown Prince: Attacks are test of int’l resolve against destructive acts

Saudi Crown Prince: Attacks are test of int’l resolve against destructive acts

:: Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman said on Wednesday that the attacks on Saudi Aramco oil facilities are a test of international resolve in the face of destructive acts that More »

Saudi Crown Prince says attacks on oil facilities are a ‘dangerous escalation’

Saudi Crown Prince says attacks on oil facilities are a ‘dangerous escalation’

:: Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman said the recent attacks on Saudi Aramco facilities represented a “dangerous escalation not only toward the Kingdom but also the entire world.” The Crown More »

Makkah Governor to announce moderation award on Wednesday

Makkah Governor to announce moderation award on Wednesday

:: Makkah Gov. Prince Khalid Al-Faisal will announce the winners of the 2019 moderation award at a press conference at King Abdul Aziz University on Wednesday. The award, in its third year, More »

Saudi Arabia wants global community to confront Aramco attackers

Saudi Arabia wants global community to confront Aramco attackers

:: The Cabinet on Tuesday strongly condemned the attacks on two Saudi Aramco facilities in Abqaiq and Khurais and reaffirmed the Kingdom’s ability to effectively deal with such attacks and their impact. More »

UAE’s FM Anwar Gargash says Aramco attacks are dangerous escalation

UAE’s FM Anwar Gargash says Aramco attacks are dangerous escalation

:: UAE’s Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Anwar Gargash said on Tuesday that the Aramco attacks are a dangerous escalation. Justifying the terrorist attacks on the two oil facilities as a More »


Daily Archives: August 6, 2014

Turkish women laugh off the misogyny

Diana Moukalled

By: Diana Moukalled There is an infection that has a positive effect on those who follow a particular hashtag -#direnkahkaha (resist laughter) – on Twitter. At least, that is how I feel. Searching for this hashtag leads to pages full

Egypt’s military intervention in Libya

Abdulrahman al-Rashed

By: Abdulrahman al-Rashed Statements on Egypt’s apparent intention to intervene in Libya caused many observers to recall the sole military incident between Egypt and Libya, which occurred in 1977. However, today’s crisis is nothing like that of 1977’s crisis. Libya’s

Israel and the language of genocide

Chris Doyle

By: Chris Doyle A deputy speaker of a parliament writes to his prime minister and party leader and publicly proposes what I see as a plan for genocide. This project involves turning a piece of occupied territory with 1.8 million

Too many diplomats spoil the ceasefire

Yossi Mekelberg

By: Yossi Mekelberg One can hardly recall another example of a conflict in which so many ceasefires were called and rejected in such a short time by one or both of the sides. Such has been the case in the

Resolving The Lack Of A Solution In Kashmir

Harun Yahya

By: Harun Yahya Two large countries, hostile to one another for some 70 years, One is the world’s number one weapons purchaser, despite standing at 136th place on the U.N. Human Development Index; the other stands at 146 on that

Saudi man suspected of contracting Ebola dies

RIYADH/JEDDAH: The Saudi man who was suspected of being infected with the Ebola virus died on Wednesday in Jeddah, the Ministry of Health (MOH) said. Ibrahim Al-lZahrani, a businessman in his 40s, passed away at the King Fahd Hospital, where

U.S. to sell Tunisia 12 Black Hawks to aid militant fight

The United States is planning to sell Tunisia a dozen advanced attack helicopters as Washington seeks to help the North African state stamp out a mounting threat from Islamist militants. “We asked the United States to give us about 12

Hariri announces $1bn Saudi military aid to Lebanon

Saudi Arabia granted one billion dollars in aid to Lebanon’s army to fortify security, former Lebanese prime minister Saad Hariri said in Jeddah on Wednesday. King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz “has informed me of his generous decision to provide the Lebanese

Ebola death toll rises to 932, WHO says

GENEVA, Switzerland: The death toll from West Africa’s Ebola outbreak has risen to 932 after 45 patients died from Aug 2 to Aug 4, the World Health Organization said in a statement. The number of suspected, probable or confirmed cases

Iran says it gave missile technology to Hamas

Mohsen Rezaei

Hamas is able to fire missiles into Israel because Tehran provided weapons technology to the militant group to defend itself against Israeli attacks, a senior Iranian official said Monday. The Secretary of the Expediency Discernment Council, Mohsen Rezaei, was quoted

Kurds, Islamic State clash near Kurdish regional capital

 • Islamic State fighters edge closer to Kurdish region • Kurds fight back after suffering weekend defeat • Kurdish official says Yazidi minority needs urgent help BAGHDAD: Kurdish forces attacked Islamic State fighters near the Kurdish regional capital of

Jordan circulates revised U.N. resolution on Gaza

Jordan circulated a revised U.N. resolution Tuesday calling for a permanent cease-fire in Gaza and condemning “all violence and hostilities against civilians.” Jordan’s new U.N. Ambassador Dina Kawar said the draft resolution, backed by the Palestinians and Arab nations, was

British MPs say Israeli restrictions unjustifiable

A British parliamentary committee declared excessive Israeli restrictions on Palestinian territories cannot be justified on the grounds they protect the Jewish state, Agence-France Presse reported. “We challenge the assertion that restrictions which curtail economic development in the OPTs [Occupied Palestinian


Iran seeking successor to Maliki: Official DUBAI — Iran is trying to work with Iraqi factions for a replacement for Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri Al-Maliki to form a new government in Baghdad but there are few suitable candidates, a senior

U.N. Security Council condemns ISIS attacks

The U.N. Security Council condemned on Tuesday attacks by Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, warning those responsible for the bloodshed they would face trial for crimes against humanity, Agence-France Presse reported. This marks the 15-member Council’s second strong condemnation

UAE Water Aid to send drinking water to Gaza

The United Arab Emirates will send 10 tanks of drinking water to the Gaza Strip where there is an acute shortage of water and amid extreme living conditions due the Israeli aggression, the UAE’s Gulf News reported on Monday. The

Desal plant to pump 145m gallons of water a day

JEDDAH — The Saline Water Conversion Corporation (SWCC) has announced the arrival of a second desalination unit at Yanbu’s power generating plant that will be installed by the end of the week. The head of SWCC Western Coast branch, Mohammad

11 new stadiums in 2 years

It will present on Wednesday bidding conditions for local and international companies to qualify for the project, ordered by Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah. The new stadiums will be implemented in much the same way the King

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