Cabinet welcomes Saudi-Bahrain Coordinating Council

Cabinet welcomes Saudi-Bahrain Coordinating Council

:: The Saudi Cabinet on Tuesday thanked foreign leaders, officials, envoys and citizens for their condolences on the death of Prince Bandar bin Abdul Aziz, brother of King Salman. Chaired by the More »

Khalid bin Salman: Capture of ISIS leader shows commitment to eradicate terror

Khalid bin Salman: Capture of ISIS leader shows commitment to eradicate terror

:: The capture of ISIS’ leader, Abu Osama al-Muhajir, in Yemen is just the latest example of our commitment to eradicating the scourge of terrorism, Saudi Arabia’s Deputy Defense Minister Prince Khalid More »

Iran foreign minister accuses US’ Bolton of plotting for war

Iran foreign minister accuses US’ Bolton of plotting for war

:: Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif accused US National Security Adviser John Bolton of plotting for war against Iran in a tweet on Tuesday. “Wanna know why those with proven record More »

Saudi Crown Prince departs for Asia trip including South Korea, Japan

Saudi Crown Prince departs for Asia trip including South Korea, Japan

:: Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has departed on a trip to South Korea and Japan, where he will lead the Kingdom’s delegation to the G20 summit in Osaka, the More »

King Salman promotes, appoints 38 judges at various levels

King Salman promotes, appoints 38 judges at various levels

:: King Salman issued a royal order on Monday promoting 38 judges at the Ministry of Justice at various ranks. The Kingdom is taking measures to revolutionize its judicial system. Recently, the More »


Daily Archives: September 3, 2014

Imam held for supplying T-shirts with ISIS slogan

In a significant breakthrough, the Ramanathapuram police have arrested a Tirupur-based Imam, who had procured T-shirts and printed slogans in support of the Islamic State in Iraq and al Shams (ISIS) before sending them to the Muslim youths in Thondi,

Four children drown in Saudi valley

Four children aged 8 to 12 drowned in the Shahdan valley, east of Jazan, while they were swimming in water that had accumulated due to recent rainfall in the area. Onlookers who witnessed the children calling for help notified the

Saudi customs officers, families ‘receive death threats’

Saudi Customs confirmed that its officers at border points receive death threats when they confiscate smuggled goods. During a media workshop on the work of Saudi Customs and the role of the media, the head of the directorate Saleh Al-Khelaiwi

Saudi Crown Prince holds talks with French PM

Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Salman Bin Abdulaziz held talks on Tuesday with French Prime Minister Emmanuel Valls in Paris. The Saudi Press Agency (SPA) said the Crown Prince and the French prime minister “discussed aspects of cooperation between the two

Saudi court upholds 10-year term for blogger who insulted Islam

A Saudi court on Monday upheld a 10-year jail sentence and 1,000 lashes against a citizen who was accused of insulting Islam. Raef Badawi had been convicted of creating an anti-Islam website, criticizing senior scholars and mocking national symbols, Al-Madinah

Russia: NATO ‘aggravating tensions’ by boosting military presence

NATO is ratcheting up tensions by boosting its military presence on Europe’s eastern flank and Moscow will adapt its defense policy accordingly, a senior Russian official said Tuesday. NATO’s planned action at this week’s summit “is evidence of the desire

Court: U.S. can withhold Guantanamo detainee images

A federal appeals court has upheld a decision allowing the U.S. government to keep secret photographs and videotapes of a Guantanamo detainee. The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals issued the ruling Tuesday in the case involving Mohammed al-Qahtani. Authorities

Pakistan parliament backs prime minister as crisis deepens

• Parliament to debate political crisis all week • Protesters demand PM resignation, Sharif says no • Army’s role key to how the crisis ends ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s parliament threw its weight behind embattled Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Tuesday as

88 extremists nabbed

Security forces recently arrested 88 extremists in different locations across the country, an official confirmed on Tuesday. All of the suspects were Saudi, with the exception of three Yemenis, while the identity of one of the suspects has yet to

Four Haia members indicted

Four members from the Commission for the Promotion of Virtue and Prevention of Vice (Haia) have been indicted in a probe that was ordered immediately after a videoclip of Haia men manhandling a British couple went viral. “The four officials

Kerry calls Netanyahu to protest land grab

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry protested the Israeli decision to appropriate more than 900 acres of land belonging to Palestinian villages in the West Bank in a phone call with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu early on Wednesday, Israeli

Obama orders 350 more troops to Baghdad

President Barack Obama on Tuesday ordered about 350 more U.S. troops to Baghdad to protect American diplomatic facilities and staff in the Iraqi capital, the White House said. The announcement came hours after the so-called Islamic State in Iraq and

British ‘Jihadi John’ suspected of killing Sotloff

Investigations have commenced to find out if the man in a video that surfaced Tuesday allegedly showing the death of U.S. journalist Steven Sotloff is the same man that killed James Foley in another grim video that emerged last month,

India crushes feeble England to clinch one-day series

LONDON : India’s Shikhar Dhawan smashed a six to seal a crushing nine-wicket victory over hapless England in the fourth One-Day International in Birmingham on Tuesday. The touring side cruised to a win that gave them an unassailable 3-0 lead

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