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 26, 2014

Palestinians celebrate Gaza ceasefire

A ceasefire agreement between Israel and the Palestinians aimed at ending their seven-week conflict in Gaza went into effect on Tuesday and joyous Palestinians streamed into the streets of the battered enclave to celebrate. Minutes before the Egyptian-brokered truce began

Assad, look in the mirror before you ‘fight terror’

Octavia Nasr

By: Octavia Nasr In our new world that lives and dies on social media, officials condemn and condone in 140 characters while everyone is certain of the relevance and soundness of their opinion, reason and logic have become alien concepts.

These angry neighbors

Bikram Vohra

By: Bikram Vohra Cry havoc, and let loose the dogs of war. There have been many interpretations of the Modi statement of intent to Pakistan. The wreckage of the foreign secretary-level meet scheduled for 72 hours from now is the

Pakistan’s prime minister meets army chief amid crisis

ISLAMABAD: Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif met the country’s powerful army chief on Tuesday as a political deadlock over mass protests to demand the government’s resignation showed no signs of resolution. Pakistan has been gripped by peaceful anti-government protests demanding

Barzani: Iran gave weapons to Iraq’s Kurds

Iran was the first country to provide Iraq’s embattled autonomous Kurdish region with weapons to fight off jihadist-led militants, president Massud Barzani said on Tuesday. “The Islamic Republic of Iran was the first state to help us… and it provided

Dubai police to fine drivers applying make-up, doing hair on the road

Women applying make-up or combing their hair while driving in Dubai are set to be fined $272, the UAE’s Ministry of Interior has announced. According to a report in local newspaper the Khaleej Times, the ministry issued a circular stating

Germany says no plans to reengage with Assad due to ISIS threat

Germany has no diplomatic contacts with the government of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and no plans to rekindle ties because of the threat posed by the militant group Islamic State (IS), a spokesman for the German foreign ministry said on

Once completed, new road projects to ease traffic flow

The new underpasses and bridges being built in Jeddah will improve traffic movement by as much as 90 percent once complete, Brig. Gen. Zaid Al-Hamzi, Jeddah traffic police spokesman, told Arab News. Jeddah’s streets witness more than 3.5 million vehicles

Jordan charges eight over terror plots, recruiting for Hezbollah

Jordanian military prosecutors on Monday charged eight suspects, including a Syrian fugitive, with plotting to attack U.S. soldiers and Israel’s embassy in the kingdom and recruiting people to join Hezbollah. “State security court prosecutors accused the eight men with plotting

Honey fest generates SR1.8m in revenues

The first honey festival in Abha has concluded after a week full of activities. Aayed Al-Muhaya, head of the Saudi Beekeepers Cooperative Association (SBCA), said 26 beekeepers participated in the festival. They came from Riyadh, Al-Baha, Buljurashi, Al-Nammas, Al-Mekheat, Abha

100 African migrants drown off Libyan coast

At least 100 African migrants trying to reach Europe have drowned off the coast near the capital, Tripoli, an official with Libya’s coast guard said Monday. The migrants were found off the shores of al-Qarbouli, 50 kilometers (30 miles) east

Saudi-Lanka talks focus on investment, tourism

Deputy Crown Prince Muqrin and Sri Lanka’s ambassador to the Kingdom, Mohammed Hussein Mohamed, held a meeting in Jeddah on Monday to promote investment and tourism between the Kingdom and the island nation. Mohamed told Arab News that the talks,

Deadly car bomb hits busy Baghdad intersection

A car bomb ripped through a crowded Baghdad intersection during morning rush hour on Tuesday, killing 10 people, Iraqi security officials said. The blast in the Baghdad Jadida area in the east of the city also wounded 33 people. Militants

Man without identification does not falter in philanthropy

A Saudi-born Pakistani man has said his struggle to get identification papers has not stopped him from running a voluntary project to provide food for needy people. Abu Abdullah, in his 40s, provides for a family of eight children and

Rocket fired from Lebanon into Israel

At least one rocket was fired from south Lebanon into Israeli territory Monday night, Lebanon’s National News Agency reported. The state-run agency said the rocket was launched from the Littani area in south Lebanon. It added that sirens were heard

Emir intervenes to save death-row Saudi

MAKKAH — Prince Mishal Bin Abdullah, emir of Makkah, has convinced the family of a murdered man to forgive their son’s killer and stop him from being executed. Abdullah Faraj Al-Mehmadi, who is in prison, killed Sami Ibrahim Al-Subahi three

US: Bin Laden son-in-law must get life in prison

New York prosecutors are saying a life prison sentence is the only answer for the son-in-law of Osama bin Laden after he was convicted for his role as al-Qaida’s spokesman after the Sept. 11 attacks. In papers submitted Monday, prosecutors

SSEM conducts celebration for best project program

Saudi Services for Electro-Mechanic Works Co. Joint Stock (SSEM) conducted HSE Celebration for Best Projects Program to enhance a safety culture in Construction of Power and Water Project at Fine Grill banquet hall Saturday. The was program started with the

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