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 14, 2014

Morocco dismantles ISIS recruitment cell

Moroccan police dismantled a nine-person cell recruiting volunteers to fight with the radical Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, the Interior Ministry said in a statement Thursday. The network was operating in the Mediterranean city of Tetouan, Fez and Fnideq,

Egypt marks anniversary of Rabaa deaths

Egyptian security forces firing tear gas quashed small, scattered demonstrations on Thursday by Islamist supporters of ousted President Mohammad Mursi who tried to commemorate the anniversary of the killing of hundreds of protesters. After the military overthrew Mursi last summer

Why Hillary Clinton is distancing herself from Obama

Joyce Karam

By : Joyce Karam The conciliatory hug last night between U.S. President Barack Obama and his former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton at Martha’s Vineyard was big enough to assure anxious Democrats about the course of the party but by

Lost in the sinking sands of the Middle East

Ali Khedery

By : Ali Khedery The Middle East is more unstable today than it has been in decades. Global energy supplies are at risk, and thus, so is the entire world economy. After more than a decade of war against Al-Qaeda,

Kuwait and revoking citizenship

Abdulrahman al-Rashed

By : Abdulrahman al-Rashed When the UAE government revoked the citizenship of six individuals end of last year, a barrage of criticism was stirred because many considered the decision to be an arbitrary act with political aims. However the shock

The Ultimate Goal: Developing the Islamic World

Harun Yahya

By : Harun Yahya One of the Islamic world’s most serious problems is its general underdevelopment. Therefore, one of the Islamic Union’s priorities must be to develop the Islamic world by supporting the poorer countries and resolving their economic problems.

Leaked Gaza ceasefire proposal full of stumbling blocks

Brooklyn Middleton

By : Brooklyn Middleton Hours before the 72-hour ceasefire ended, both Israeli and Hamas officials confirmed that an indefinite truce was not secured during several long days of negotiations mediated by Cairo officials. Meanwhile, unconfirmed reports of a five day

Syrian army takes town outside Damascus

Syrian government forces backed by Lebanon’s Hezbollah took almost full control of a town just outside Damascus from Islamist rebels on Thursday, a pro-opposition monitoring group said, a blow to the rebels who had held it for more than a

Worries and wishes for my first grandchild in Jerusalem

Daoud Kuttab

By : Daoud Kuttab This week, I became a grandfather. My eldest daughter gave birth to a baby girl in Jerusalem and baby and mother are healthy and fine. This piece of good news did not come so easily, emotionally

Islamic State militants mass near another town north of Baghdad

Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) group militants are massing near the Iraqi town of Qara Tappa, 122 km (73 miles) north of Baghdad, security sources and a local official said, in an apparent bid to broaden their front

U.S. Special Forces ‘meet’ besieged Yazidi refugees

A small party of U.S. troops was flown onto Mount Sinjar in northern Iraq on Wednesday for the first time to assess the situation of thousands of civilian refugees besieged by Islamist militants, the Pentagon said. A U.S. military official,

U.N. declares highest level of emergency in Iraq

The United Nations late Wednesday has announced its highest level of emergency for the humanitarian crisis in Iraq, the Associated Press reported. The U.N. refugee agency said tens of thousands of civilians, many of them members of the Yazidi minority,

Philippine train rams barrier, injuring scores

MANILA — A Philippine commuter train rammed through a concrete barrier at the end of the rail line and rolled into a busy intersection on Wednesday, injuring scores of passengers and damaging vehicles, officials said. Rescuers removed dozens of injured

U.S. says ‘far fewer’ refugees on Iraq’s Mt. Sinjar

There are “far fewer” Yazidi refugees stranded on Mount Sinjar in northern Iraq than previously thought and they are in better condition than expected, the Pentagon said Wednesday after the United Nations announced its highest level of emergency for the

Two dead, eight wounded in Ecuador earthquake

QUITO — Two people were killed in Ecuador on Tuesday after a 5.1 magnitude earthquake struck near the capital of Quito, with eight others wounded and rescue workers still seeking to free others trapped after the tremor. The National Risk

Owner of sunken ferry arrested in Bangladesh

DHAKA — The owner of a Bangladesh ferry that sank earlier this month with more than 100 people dead or missing was arrested on Wednesday after weeks in hiding, officials said. Forces from the anti-crime Rapid Action Battalion raided a

Spain, Italy struggle with surge in African migrants

MADRID — Spain and Italy said on Wednesday they had rescued more than 2,300 African immigrants in just over 24 hours, plucking people from flimsy vessels as they made a desperate attempt to reach the shores of southern Europe. Enticed

Gaza ceasefire extended for five days

A five-day extension of a Gaza truce appeared to be holding despite a rocky start on Thursday, fanning cautious optimism of progress in the Israel-Hamas negotiations underway in Cairo. It’s the longest cease-fire yet since the war broke out last

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