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 29, 2014

Canadian Muslims condemn savagery in Iraq, Syria

Mohammed Azhar Ali Khan

By: Mohammed Azhar Ali Khan Canadian Muslims – living in a country where race, religion or ethnicity do not produce discrimination or oppression, the law is supreme, freedom of expression is enjoyed by all and the people are friendly and

Egypt prepares for the worst in Libya

Abdallah Schleifer

By: Abdallah Schleifer Libya is on the edge of chaos. The architects of that chaos, a military-political alliance called “The Libyan Shield” made up of Muslim Brotherhood members, the pro-Brotherhood militias from Misrata and the murderous salafist-jihadists of Ansar al-Sharia,

China defence ministry tells US to end air and naval surveillance

Says the US should “take concrete measures to decrease close-in reconnaissance activities. BEIJING : China s military on Thursday told the United States to end air and naval surveillance near its borders, saying it was damaging relations between the Pacific

British militant in Syria threatens to return home

A British militant apparently fighting alongside extremists in Syria has claimed that he will return home if “your countries don’t stop attacking us,” in a recent interview via video link with CNN. CNN spoke to two masked men, Abu Anwar

U.N. says Syria refugees top 3 million mark

More than three million Syrians have fled the civil war ravaging their country to become refugees, mounting to one million of them in the past year alone, the United Nations said Friday. “Syria’s intensifying refugee crisis will today surpass a

Hamas chief says Gaza conflict a ‘milestone’

Hamas will not cease resisting Israel until all its demands are met, the group’s overall leader Khaled Meshaal said on Thursday, adding the latest Gaza conflict was only “a milestone to reaching our objective.” Speaking at a news conference in

‘Russian troops now directly involved in Ukraine fighting’

KIEV/DONETSK: US and Ukrainian officials on Thursday accused Russia of being directly involved in the Ukraine conflict after pro-Kremlin rebels seized control of a key southeastern border town where fierce clashes had been raging. “Yesterday Russian soldiers took control of

Report: ISIS ‘waterboarded’ Syria captives

While U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon reiterated his condemnation of yet another crime by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria on Friday, the Washington Post reported that at least four Western hostages held by the militant group were waterboarded.

UN: Ebola cases could eventually reach 20,000

GENEVA: The Ebola outbreak in West Africa eventually could exceed 20,000 cases, more than six times as many as are now known, the World Health Organization said Thursday. A new plan released by the UN health agency to stop Ebola

Turkey’s Erdogan sworn in as president, consolidates power

Tayyip Erdogan was sworn in as Turkey’s president on Thursday, cementing his position as its most powerful leader of recent times in a step opponents fear heralds more authoritarian rule and widening religious influence in public life. Reading the oath

Video shows beheading of four Egyptians in Sinai

A Sinai-based militant group has posted an online video showing the beheading of four Egyptians, saying they had provided Israel with intelligence for an airstrike that killed three of its fighters. The Ansar Beit al-Maqdis group, whose name means Champions

Obama signals no immediate strikes in Syria

U.S. President Barack Obama on Thursday signaled there would not be immediate U.S. military action in Syria against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, saying that Washington was still developing a strategy on tackling the conflict there. “I don’t

Cricket star Tendulkar backs new India league

Sachin Tendulkar

Sachin Tendulkar on Thursday threw his weight behind the upcoming Indian Super League (ISL). MUMBAI : Batting superstar Sachin Tendulkar on Thursday threw his weight behind the upcoming Indian Super League (ISL), saying it was the way forward to unearth

Prosecuting ISIS poses challenge to international justice

International rights groups have condemned the brutality of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS), but how the group will be prosecuted for the alleged crimes it has committed remains unclear. U.N. human rights chief Navi Pillay has said

Malaysia Airlines posts Q2 net loss of $98 mln

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia Airlines reported another financial loss and warned of poor second-half earnings, as passenger bookings tumbled in response to the loss of two aircraft in separate disasters this year. In a statement to the stock exchange, Malaysian Airline

Video: ISIS parades half-naked Syrian soldiers

Militant group Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) released a video on Thursday showing the capture of dozens of Syrian regime fighters. In the video, the men are walking with their hands behind their head alongside ISIS militants yielding

U.N. says 43 peacekeepers seized in Golan

The United Nations confirmed that an armed group captured 43 U.N. peacekeepers on the Syrian side of the Golan Heights on Thursday, saying it was doing everything to secure their release. “Forty-three peacekeepers from the United Nations Disengagement Observer Force

Hamas’ armed wing commander ‘fine’ after failed assassination attempt

Hamas leader Khaled Meshaal described the condition of the group’s military commander Mohammad Deif as “fine”, after what it terms an Israeli assassination attempt on him earlier this month. Hamas’ military wing, the Izz-el-Din al-Qassam Brigades, had said at the

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