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 9, 2014

El-Sissi arriving tomorrow

Abdel Fattah El-Sissi

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sissi will visit Saudi Arabia on Sunday to meet with Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah. Announcing this, Afifi Abdul Wahab, Egyptian ambassador to Riyadh, said El-Sissi’s visit to the Kingdom is the first

Lebanese army enters Arsal after militant clashes

Lebanese troops have started to enter the border town of Arsal next to Syria, after days of clashes with militants there, a military source said on Friday. “We have started to enter, we’ve set up a checkpoint on the western

Mideast nightmares one has lived long enough to see

Hisham Melhem

By: Hisham Melhem These scenes belong to previous centuries. Long lines of people shuffling in the scorching heat along dusty and winding roads seeking shelter and safety behind the next hill or the next expanse of desert, looking back in

Leading Turkish newspaper editor resigns ahead of election

The editor of a leading Turkish newspaper has resigned ahead of Sunday’s presidential election after Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan slammed the news coverage of the paper’s owner, the Dogan media group. Rights groups have frequently expressed concerns about government

Forgotten victims of Gaza – the young survivors

Yara al-Wazir

By: Yara al-Wazir A lot is said about the 373 children who died in the unrest in Gaza over the past three weeks, but very little is discussed about the survivors. Young people under the age of 14 make up

Why is international media changing sides on the Gaza crisis?

Eyad Abu Shakra

By: Eyad Abu Shakra In politics it is difficult to bring together emotions and ideals on the one side and realism and interests on the other; but this is exactly what we have seen in Gaza, Northern Iraq and the

Stranded Syrian refugees in Arsal begin returning home

Some of the 2,000 Syrian refugees stranded on the border with Lebanon started heading back home to Syria on Friday after clashes between the Lebanese army and Islamist militants ended, The Daily Star Lebanon reported. The refugees were stranded because

UK urges Britons in parts of Iraq’s Kurdistan to leave

The Foreign Office on Friday urged Britons in the Erbil, Sulaimaniyah and Dohuk provinces of Iraq’s autonomous Kurdistan region to “leave now” following attacks by extremists. The travel advice, which was issued before U.S. jets struck jihadist positions near the

Saudi Arabia executes two for murder, drug trafficking

A Saudi found guilty of drug trafficking and a convicted murderer were beheaded by the sword on Friday in the conservative Muslim kingdom, the interior ministry announced. The ministry, in statements carried by state news agency SPA, said Eid al-Umairi,

A new era for Turkey

Harun Yahya

By : Harun Yahya Sunday is a big and important day for Turkey. The president of the Republic of Turkey will be elected, and this time, for the first time, by the people. Although the polls give a more or


  Excess food distributed to the needy DAMMAM — The Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities (SCTA) has agreed with the charitable society for food (Itaam), to collect and distribute excess food from hotels to the needy. The first phase

These women are training to be hackers

And they don’t need men to do it. Step inside the Women’s Society of Cyberjutsu, a Washington, D.C.-area group for women to learn cyber security on their own terms. Just when a hacking workshop was about to begin in McLean,

Jealousy: A marriage’s gift and curse

Jealousy is considered a natural female trait just as maternal instincts are. Jealousy is not a negative thing when it makes a person concerned about and scared for their significant other. However, when jealousy becomes the instigator of doubt among

Why do maids in Kingdom commit such gruesome murders?

There have been frequent reports in the media about gruesome murders being committed by maids, in some cases against children, which raises the question of what is prompting maids all over the Kingdom to resort to violence? Such murders are

4 dead, 500 arrested in Pakistan protest violence

LAHORE/MULTAN, Pakistan: Violence erupted in several places in Pakistan on Saturday between police and supporters of an anti-government cleric and at least four people were killed and scores injured, police and witnesses said. The violence, which started on Friday, is

Abandoning infants: A rising problem

Hail security officers recently found yet another victim abandoned on the streets. This recent phenomenon has been occurring wherein newborn infants are abandoned in public places such as near mosques and in front of hospitals and even supermarkets, Al-Sharq daily

Kissing cleaner’s head excites Twitter

ABHA — A video clip posted on social networking site “Twitter” of a lady and her daughter kissing the head of a cleaner resulted in mixed reactions amid hundreds of Tweets. Some have considered this behavior against Islamic teachings that

International airlines flee Iraqi airspace

Etihad Airways is re-routing its flights to avoid “conflict airspace” in Iraq, as Turkish Airlines says it has resumed its flights to the northern Iraqi city of Erbil. Both airlines announced their decisions Saturday, a day after the Obama administration

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