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 »

India arrests senior Kashmir leader under controversial law

India arrests senior Kashmir leader under controversial law

:: A Parliament member who is a senior pro-India politician in Indian-controlled Kashmir was arrested Monday under a controversial law that allows authorities to imprison someone for up to two years without More »

Saudi oil production cut by 50 percent after attacks: Energy minister

Saudi oil production cut by 50 percent after attacks: Energy minister

:: The latest attacks on Saudi Aramco oil facilities resulted in the halt of an estimated 5.7 million barrels of crude oil supplies, or about 50 percent of Saudi Aramco’s production, Saudi More »

Prince Khalid bin Salman meets with Yemeni President Abd Rabbu Mansour Hadi

Prince Khalid bin Salman meets with Yemeni President Abd Rabbu Mansour Hadi

:: Saudi Arabia’s Deputy Defense Minister Prince Khalid bin Salman met in Riyadh with Yemeni President Abd Rabbu Mansour Hadi, and conveyed to him the regards of King Salman and the Crown More »

Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman appointed Saudi Minister of Energy

Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman appointed Saudi Minister of Energy

:: On Sunday, Saudi Arabia announced that Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman bin Abdulaziz al-Saud would take on the role as Minister of Energy, replacing Khalid al-Falih. The appointment was announced by the More »


Daily Archives: September 14, 2014

Boost quality of life to fight extremism – Harun Yahya

Harun Yahya

By: Harun Yahya TURKEY, which has had a very happening 2014, saw the swearing in of a new president in early August followed by the taking over of a new premier in the latter half of the same month. Ahmet

Sustaining development of Saudi Arabia’s historical Makkah

Makkah holds great significance for Muslims worldwide with both pilgrims and visitors to the holy city eager to see Islamic artifacts and historical landmarks after performing their religious rites. Historian Fawaz Al-Dahas said most visitors are knowledgeable about the Prophet’s

UN threatens to cut Afghanistan aid

KABUL : The UN threatened on Saturday to cut aid to Afghanistan if its staff are harassed, responding to tensions surrounding its participation in a drawn-out and bitter investigation into fraud in the still-unresolved presidential election. The warning came a

Prince Sultan receives ASE Order and Award

The Association of Space Explorers (ASE) awarded Prince Sultan bin Salman, chairman of the Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities (SCTA), ASE’s Order and Award in recognition of his extensive efforts made in the field of space. The award was

Sea horror: 1 rescued after fish attack boat

A Red Sea fisherman was rescued from a boat that was attacked by a dangerous type of wild fish on Saturday. The boat, which began sinking from the impact, was traveling along the coast of Dahban, a popular fishing spot,

Saudi father arrested for scalding son’s scalp

An abusive Saudi father has been arrested by police here after he poured liquid bleach on his 8-year-old son’s scalp, scalding it, the online newspaper reported. Ali, 8, lives with his non-Saudi mother who is divorced from his father.

JCCI’s national strategy seminar to kick off today

The Jeddah Chamber of Commerce and Industry (JCCI) will organize a series of informative seminars to draft the national strategy and quality programs in Jeddah, Riyadh and the Eastern Province. The program will start from Sunday in Jeddah, Monday in

Are traditional timepieces out of time after Apple Watch?

It was a long wait, but Tim Cook finally lived up to Apple’s reputation and philosophy with products that many would describe as “old news.” Certainly what the iPhone 6 offers is nothing new; the 4.7in and 5.5in screens have

Police bent on blocking illegal pilgrims

Police have intensified checks on all roads and routes leading to Makkah in a bid to stop illegal pilgrims from infiltrating the city. People without Haj permits often take rocky routes from Taif to Makkah, hoping to avoid security checkpoints

France: 60 women among residents involved ‘in jihad’

Around 930 French citizens or residents, including at least 60 women, are either actively engaged in jihad in Iraq and Syria or are planning to go there, the interior minister said Sunday. In an interview with Le Journal de Dimanche

South Indian group organizes blood donation campaign for Haj pilgrims

Tamil Muslim Munnetra Kazhagam (TMMK), a voluntary social services organization of South Indians, in collaboration with King Fahd Hospital, Dammam, organized a blood donation camp for Haj pilgrims in Akrabiya, Alkhobar, on Friday. Ahmed Imthias, TMMK, member said: “Haj pilgrims

Germany sending 40 soldiers to Iraqi Kurdistan

Berlin is preparing to send around 40 soldiers to northern Iraq to train Kurdish fighters battling against militants from the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, the German army said on Saturday. Following a decision last month by the German

Tunisians debate niqab-wearing election nominee

The recent announcement that a niqab-wearing woman is to run in Tunisia’s upcoming legislative elections has sparked debate, with proponents claiming her face covering could hinder her ability to communicate and could make it difficult to prove her identity when

London Mayor Boris Johnson picked to run for parliament

London Mayor Boris Johnson was on Friday chosen by his Conservative Party as their candidate to fight for a west London seat at next year’s parliamentary election, raising the specter of a future tilt at becoming prime minister. Johnson saw

Shipments of iPhones delayed by a month amid record orders


NEW YORK : Customers may have to wait three to four weeks to get their hands on Apple Inc.’s iPhone 6 Plus, after a record number of orders for the company’s latest smartphones strained available supply. The new iPhone 6

ISIS has grown larger than Kuwait’s army!

Abdulrahman al-Rashed

By: Abdulrahman al-Rashed To understand the magnitude of the problem on a global level, and not just on the Syrian and regional fronts, we must be aware of just how significant the CIA’s estimation was on the number of Islamic

National dialogue to focus on extremism

The King Abdulaziz Center for National Dialogue (KACND) will focus on extremism in the country at its upcoming forum and dialogue with prominent Saudi scholars and intellectuals. KACND Secretary-General Faisal Muammar made this announcement recently while inviting elite educators, professionals

Profile: Slain British aid worker David Haines

David Haines, a 44-year-old aid worker from Perth, Scotland, is the latest man and the first Briton to be allegedly beheaded by ISIS militants in a video released early Sunday. Haines was captured in March last year in Syria while

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