Arab League to hold emergency meeting on ‘Iran violations’ at Saudi request

:: The Arab League will hold an extraordinary meeting on Sunday at the request of Saudi Arabia to discuss “violations” committed by Iran in the region, according to a memorandum. Bahrain and More »

Saudi relief official: Yemeni ports controlled by legitimate forces are open

:: Supervisor General of King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Centre Abdullah bin Abdulaziz al-Rabeeah has confirmed that Yemeni ports under legitimate forces control are open for humanitarian aid to Yemen. Over More »

We founded Qatar, we will purge it and get it back, says Sheikh Sultan bin Suhaim

:: We established Qatar and must purge the country and “rescue it before it plunges into chaos and is manipulated by corrupt people,” Qatar’s Sheikh Sultan bin Suhaim has told a tribal More »

Palestinians reject ‘extortion’ in face of US move to close mission

:: The Palestinian foreign minister says the Palestinians will not give in to “extortion” after a US threat to close their diplomatic mission in Washington. In an interview on Palestine Radio on More »

Saudi officials to visit Pakistan this month

:: A delegation of 27 high-ranking officials from Saudi Arabia will visit Pakistan this month. Saudi Ambassador to Pakistan Nawaf Saeed Ahmed Al-Maliki told News Agency on Saturday that a delegation representing More »

 

Daily Archives: March 27, 2017

The Westminster attack and the Western dilemma

Mashari Althaydi

By : Mashari Althaydi The ISIS terrorist who drove at pedestrians on Westminster Bridge in London and stabbed the policeman at the gate of the British parliament, to be then shot by British policemen, showcased the depth of the Islamist

Israel can shoot the messenger, but cannot kill the message

Baria Alamuddin

By : Baria Alamuddin Most of the world’s media conveniently missed the fact that a UN agency earlier this month issued a report describing Israel as an “apartheid regime.” The report used the word “apartheid” in its strictest sense under

Islamists taking the banner of a civil state

Adnan Hussein

By : Adnan Hussein It does not irritate or provoke me that the leaders of powerful Islamist parties, blocs and groups in the Iraqi authority have finally abandoned their traditional (Islamic) discourse, which they exaggerated its sanctity, and started shouting

Trump, the absent-present guest at the Arab Summit

Raghida Dergham

By : Raghida Dergham The Palestinian problem is set to be a priority issue at the Arab Summit, which will convene Wednesday on the shores of the Dead Sea in Jordan. The US president has expressed readiness to return the

A kill list targeting Shiite intellectuals

Turki AlDakhil

By : Turki Aldakhil Six Saudi influential figures who are critical of uncontrolled arms and terrorist cells were threatened after graffitists listed their names on a wall in the town of Al-Awamiyah. What these men have in common is their

Muslim anxieties and India’s future

Devesh Kapur

By : Devesh Kapur A couple of weeks ago, Narendra Modi was celebrating his biggest electoral triumph since becoming India’s prime minister in 2014. His Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) had swept into power in Uttar Pradesh, India’s largest state and

Muslim women form human chain across London’s Westminster Bridge

A group of Muslim women formed a human chain across London’s Westminster Bridge on Sunday, the scene of the UK’s recent terror attack, as a show of solidarity with victims. The event, organized by Women’s March on London, saw the

War on Daesh: Pentagon enjoying greater freedom under Trump

President Donald Trump

The Pentagon under US President Donald Trump is enjoying greater freedom to run its wars the way it wants — and not constantly seek White House approval on important decisions. Many in the military appreciate this increased autonomy, but critics

Beijing’s choice becomes Hong Kong’s first female leader

Beijing-backed civil servant Carrie Lam was chosen to be Hong Kong’s next leader on Sunday amid accusations that Beijing is meddling and denying the financial hub a more populist leader perhaps better able to defuse political tension. The majority of

Syrian children ‘easy prey’ for terror recruiters

The 2.8 million Syrian children deprived of an education are highly vulnerable to terrorist recruiters, the Arab League secretary-general warned on Sunday. “This is a serious challenge to address,” Ahmed Aboul Gheit said. “Leaving this vulnerable group uncared for makes

UK police still think Westminster attacker acted alone

British police investigating an assault on Parliament that claimed four victims and wounded dozens say they still believe the assailant acted alone. Police said late Saturday there is no information indicating that further attacks are planned. Deputy Assistant Commissioner Neil

Canada eyes Asia for oil exports

Canada’s natural resource minister said Saturday despite the approval of Keystone XL pipeline, his government remains determined to diversify its oil exports beyond the US. The minister, Jim Carr, told The Associated Press that President Donald Trump’s approval of the

German state votes in election-year test for Merkel

Anke Rehlinger

German voters went to the polls on Sunday in tiny Saarland state where a resurgent center-left hopes to strike a first blow in their battle to topple Chancellor Angela Merkel this year. Although the state bordering France is home to

Le Pen’s plan to jettison euro spooks French business

Marine Le Pen

The euro — and her fervent wish to withdraw from it — is a central theme of every stump speech by French far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen. Le Pen calls the single European currency “a knife that you stick

Makkah governor to inspect 4 coastal cities and towns

Prince Khaled Al-Faisal

Makkah Gov. Prince Khaled Al-Faisal begins Sunday his inspection tours to the coastal cities and towns of Laith, Adhm, Qunfudhah and Ardiyat. Prince Khaled will be briefed on the development projects in these places, receive citizens and listen to their

Earth Hour: Saudi Arabia goes dark to shine light on climate change

Saudi Arabia - Earth Hour

Cities across Saudi Arabia marked Earth Hour on Saturday by asking households and businesses to turn off their non-essential lights for an hour, as part of the world’s largest event dedicated to the environment. From 8.30 p.m. to 9.30 pm,

Merkel’s party easily beats center-left in state poll

German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s party easily won a regional election Sunday, dealing an early blow to center-left hopes of ending her more than decade-long reign. In the Saarland state vote held six months before a general election, Merkel’s Christian Democrats

Iran warns US of clashes in the Gulf

Masoud Jazayeri

Iran said it would hold the US responsible for any clashes in the Gulf. It also threatened to impose sanctions on 15 US companies for their support for Israel and its “terrorist actions.” Separately, Iran’s central bank said it would

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