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: November 21, 2015

Bangladesh war convicts seek presidential clemency

Two Bangladeshi opposition leaders on Saturday asked the president to save them from death penalties, Law Minster Anisul Huq told Reuters. Bangladesh’s Supreme Court on Wednesday rejected the final appeals by Ali Ahsan Mohammad Mujahid and Salauddin Quader Chowdhury against

KSA talks to unite Syrian opposition

Saudi Arabia will host a conference in mid-December to try to unite the Syrian opposition ahead of new peace talks, a key issue in stepped up efforts to end the nearly five-year civil war, the country’s UN ambassador has said.

Philippine Embassy confirms death of 13 Filipinos in Al-Ahsa accident

The Philippine’s Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) confirmed on Thursday that 13 Filipinos were killed in a vehicular accident in Al-Ahsa last Monday. Arab News first reported the incident based on Saudi Red Crescent report who arrived in the crash

Military gear, Iranian currency seized in Al-Qatif

Maj. Gen. Mansour Al-Turki

The Saudi security authorities found Iranian currency and large quantities of ammunition during inspection operations in Al-Qudaih town Thursday, Al-Arabiya said quoting an Arabic daily. Maj. Gen. Mansour Al-Turki, spokesman of the Ministry of Interior said the security authorities found

Brussels under serious terrorism threat after Paris attacks

Belgium’s capital woke Saturday to a security lockdown as the national crisis center raised its terrorism alert to its highest level and at least one suspect from the Paris attacks remains at large. Authorities across Europe, the Mideast and in

Obama says Mali attacks ‘stiffens our resolve’

Mali Attack

U.S. President Barack Obama on Saturday condemned what he called the “appalling” militant hostage siege in Mali that left at least 27 people dead, including an American citizen. “This barbarity only stiffens our resolve to meet this challenge,” he said

Obama meets Malaysia refugees as bitter Syria debate rages

U.S. President Barack Obama said the world must offer haven to refugees, as he visited a Malaysian center for displaced children Saturday amid a bitter and racially tinged U.S. debate over the Syria exodus. During his stop at the Dignity

Most Saudis reject Daesh: Think tank

A whopping 92 percent of Saudis reject the Daesh terrorist group according to new research conducted by an American think tank. The study was conducted by the Washington Institute’s Fikra Forum, an online blog in Arabic and English focusing on

Turkish police ‘detain suspected ISIS scout’ in Paris attacks

Turkish police have detained a Belgian man of Moroccan origin on suspicion that he scouted out the target sites for ISIS in attacks that killed 129 people in Paris a week ago, the Dogan news agency said on Saturday. Ahmet

Business Insider’s power list Inculdes King Salman

Business Insider has chosen Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman as the only Arab on its list of the most powerful 50 people in the world. Its website said King Salman was chosen for his personality and influence

At least 36 dead in bombing raids in eastern Syria

At least 36 people were killed Friday in air strikes by Russian and Syrian jets on ISIS-controlled Deir Ezzor province, a monitor said, describing them as the heaviest in the region since the start of the war. “At least 36

Riyadh gets ready for winter rains

A thick blanket of cloud enveloped the city’s skyline for most of the day on Friday, making it a perfect weekend after a long spell of sultry heat in the capital. The overcast sky made the day pleasant for Riyadh

France’s Hollande thanks Morocco for help after Paris attacks

President Francois Hollande on Friday thanked the King of Morocco for the “effective help” the north African state had given France after the Nov. 13 attacks in Paris that killed 130 people. Moroccan and French sources have told Reuters Rabat

Saudi Arabia slams terror attack in Mali

Saudi Arabia condemned on Friday the terrorist attack on a hotel in the country’s capital Bamako which resulted in killing, wounding and taking many hostages. In a statement to the Saudi Press Agency (SPA), the official source at the Ministry

World unites ‘against ISIS death cult’ in U.N. vote

The unanimous U.N. Security Council vote on Friday backing action against ISIS shows the world is united against the “evil death cult”, British Prime Minister David Cameron said. The United Nations Security Council authorized countries to “take all necessary measures”

55 terrorists awaiting execution

Fifty-five terrorists linked to Al-Qaeda are awaiting execution after they were found guilty of involvement in terrorist activities that claimed the lives of more than 100 citizens and residents, and 71 security men. Since 2003, 124 terrorist attacks have taken

Closer health cooperation ‘vital’ for Muslim countries

Health Minister Khalid A. Al-Falih

Muslim countries should forge closer health ties to attract scientists, reduce costs of purchasing medicines and tackle the growing threat of infectious diseases, said Health Minister Khalid A. Al-Falih on Thursday. Al-Falih was speaking at the two-day Organization of Islamic

Grand mufti: Islam deals mercifully with violators

Grand Mufti Sheikh Abdul Aziz Al-Asheikh

Islam encourages Muslims to deal with opponents and violators in a gentle manner, said Grand Mufti Sheikh Abdul Aziz Al-Asheikh here recently. Al-Asheikh made the comments during a speech at Taiba University in Madinah entitled “The Prophet’s teachings on dealing

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