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 24, 2014

Baghdad warns buyers of “ISIS oil”

Crude sold by extremist group finding its way to Pakistan, says source Baghdad : Iraq has warned buyers of crude oil that any unauthorized oil purchases made from its territory could be used to fund activities by the extremist militant

Suspected al-Qaeda bomb kills Yemeni general

A senior Yemeni army officer was killed on Saturday when a bomb planted in his vehicle exploded in the main southern city of Aden, a military official said, blaming al-Qaeda. “A bomb exploded in the car of General Ahmed Mohammed

Defiant Ukraine turns on military display as war rumbles on in the east

Armored vehicles and soldiers paraded in Kiev on Sunday in a defiant national day display of military power that Ukrainian President Petro Poroskenko said was being mobilized for an historic war of independence from Russia. Soldiers, some due to head

Iran unveils new short-range missiles, drones

Iran’s official news agency says the country has produced a new generation of short-range marine missiles and aerial drones. The IRNA report on Sunday says the Ghadir missile, with a range of 100 kilometers (62 miles), is capable of destroying

Is Japan’s nuclear plan safe?

Arnie Gundersen

By: Arnie Gundersen Only luck and real courage at 14 nuclear reactors on Japan’s Pacific coast overcame the technical failures of nuclear power and prevented the nation from being destroyed by radiation. The untold story of March 11, 2011 is

Yemen goverment talks with houthis ‘fail’

Talks with Shiite rebels, who have set up armed protest camps in the Yemeni capital, have “failed” after they rejected a proposed government of technocrats, the president’s negotiating team said Sunday. The rebels “rejected all the proposals presented to them,”

Antony of cricket, Shastri of politics

M.J. Akbar

By: M. J. AKBAR What does tight-lipped Congress politician A.K. Antony have in common with loquacious cricket commentator Ravi Shastri? Both have been summoned from the woodwork to pass judgement on a debacle. Antony had the simpler task, for he

‘Terrorist’ Islamist militias seize Libya Tripoli airport

Islamist militias which announced their seizure of Libya’s Tripoli airport have been branded as “terrorists” by the country’s elected parliament. A coalition of Islamist militias, mainly from the Libyan city of Misrata, claimed control over Tripoli’s main airport on Saturday

Is global outrage enough?

Bikram Vohra

By: Bikram Vohra It is one of the ironies of violence and strife that huge numbers of dead and dying don’t count. The world takes it in its stride and the casualties become meaningless as we have just seen in

Google buys product design firm Gecko

Financial details of the acquisition were not disclosed. SAN FRANCISCO : Google on Friday confirmed that it bought Gecko Design to bolster its lab devoted to technology-advancing projects such as self-driving cars and Internet-linked Glass eyewear. Gecko Design specializes in

Saudi religious police distances itself from viral video

The Saudi religious police said the man who recently appeared in a video clip waving threats against homosexuals and those who blackmail young women is not one of its personnel. The Presidency for the Commission for the Promotion of Virtue

Dead floppy drive: Kenya recycles global e-waste

Amount of electronic waste generated globally last year is enough to fill 100 Empire State Buildings MACHAKOS : In an industrial area outside Kenya’s capital city, workers in hard hats and white masks take shiny new power drills to computer

Book early, experts advise tourists

Planning ahead can save you a considerable amount of money, say experts from the Kingdom’s tourism sector. Booking domestic accommodation facilities early guarantees lower prices and averts disappointment at the last moment, according to Zeyad Mahfooz, a member of the

Riyadh to get more water next year

Riyadh will get 2.8 million cubic meters of water a day around the clock by next year. Riyadh currently gets 2.2 million cubic meters of water daily thanks to projects supported by Riyadh Gov. Prince Turki bin Abdullah bin Abdul

Tunisia, Egypt close air routes to and from Libya

Tunisia and Egypt’s Cairo airport cancelled most flights to and from Libya on Thursday, officials said, days after the Libyan government said unidentified war planes had attacked positions of armed groups in Tripoli. A spokesman for the Tunisian Aviation Authority

60 Saudi students train in patient care

More than 60 students from nine different prominent Saudi medical universities were trained in patient care by a leading Jeddah hospital. Soliman Fakeeh Hospital helped students from King Abdulaziz University (KAU), King Saud University (KSU), the Ibn Sina College and

Investors realize tourism potential of old Jeddah

Investors are eying Jeddah’s downtown historical area thanks to the high turnout of visitors during Ramadan and the summer season. Several businessmen have reportedly been considering opening cafes and restaurants following the successful run of festivals and events held in

Guidance methods questioned after atheism clip surfaces

The Commission for the Promotion of Virtue and the Prevention of Vice arrested several people for blasphemous remarks against God and Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) after a videoclip on atheism went viral on a popular social networking site.

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