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: February 6, 2018

Trump focused on ‘strong’ fundamentals amid market sell-off

:: The White House said Monday that President Donald Trump was focused on the long-term health of the economy, claiming the fundamentals were “exceptionally strong,” despite a strong market sell-off. Wall Street stocks endured a brutal first session of the

Libyan forces clash with ISIS fighters near Dhara oilfield

:: Libyan forces fought suspected ISIS fighters, killing three of them near an oilfield run by Waha Oil in the southeast of the country, a local official said on Saturday. One soldier was killed and five wounded during two days

US urges world to ‘speak with one voice’ on Syria chemical attacks

:: The US on Monday urged that the international community to demand that Syria not use chemical weapons any longer, following the sixth reported incident of chlorine gas use in the past 30 days. “The United States is gravely alarmed

One Turkish soldier killed, five wounded in attack in northwest Syria

:: One Turkish soldier was killed and five were wounded on Monday in a rocket and mortar attack by militants as the Turkish forces were setting up a military post in northwest Syria, Turkey’s armed forces said on Tuesday. The

US ‘gravely alarmed’ by reports of chlorine gas use by Syrian government

:: The United States is “gravely alarmed” by reports the Syrian government has used chlorine gas in Idlib Province, the US State Department said in a statement on Monday. It also said the Russian government, by shielding the Syrian government

Pakistan’s Council of Scholars deplores new Qatari attempts to ‘politicize’ Hajj

:: The Council of Pakistani Scholars has denounced new attempts by Qatar to politicize the Muslim Hajj pilgrimage, which was seen during the Hajj season last year. The head of the Council of Pakistani Scholars Sheikh Taher Mahmoud al-Ashrafi said

Syrian army deploys new air defenses in Aleppo and Idlib

:: The Syrian army has deployed new air defenses and anti-aircraft missiles to frontlines in the Aleppo and Idlib areas, a commander in the military alliance fighting in support of President Bashar al-Assad said on Monday. “The Syrian army calls

Palestinian prime suspect in rabbi’s murder shot dead

:: A Palestinian man wanted over the murder last month of a rabbi near a Jewish settlement in the West Bank has been killed, Israel’s Shin Bet security service said Tuesday. Ahmad Jarrar was killed in the northern West Bank

US-led coalition says ‘adjusting’ down forces in Iraq

:: The US-led coalition said on Monday it is “adjusting” its force levels in Iraq downward as it shifts away from combat operations against ISIS. In a statement, it gave no specifics but made clear that the focus now will

New graveyards created by Houthis in Yemen expose their great losses

:: The Houthi Movement celebrated their killed members by inaugurating new graveyards, decorating their tombs and holding a photo exhibition in Sanaa and other strongholds thus revealing their great losses. The exhibitions actually showed that the Houthis lost thousands of

Yemen: Naval mines planted by the Houthis destroyed in Midi coasts

:: Yemeni naval forces, in cooperation with the engineering teams of the Arab coalition forces destroyed on Monday naval mines planted by the Houthi militias in the international waters near Midi coasts of the Hajjah governorate in northwestern Yemen. A

UN: 83 killed in ‘war on children’ across Mideast

:: At least 83 children were killed in Middle East war zones in January, most of them in Syria, the UN children’s agency UNICEF said Monday, vowing their voices “will never be silenced”. “They were killed in ongoing conflicts, suicide

Man shot at, detained in Iran as he tried to break into presidential office

:: A man wielding a machete was shot at and arrested in Iran on Monday after he tried to break into the presidential office building, Iranian news agencies reported. Tasnim news agency said he was carrying the weapon and wearing

UAE imposes travel ban on Kerala leading politician’s son

:: The United Arab Emirates has imposed a travel ban on the son of Kerala CPI-M’s state secretary Kodiyeri Balakrishnan after complaints of fraud were lodged against him by a Dubai-based firm. Binoy Kodiyeri is being accused of cheque fraud

Iranian official says armed man arrested for trying to storm presidential office

:: A man wielding a machete was shot at and arrested in Iran on Monday after he tried to break into the presidential office building, Iranian news agencies reported. Tasnim news agency said he was carrying the weapon and wearing

Israel begins distributing deportation notices to Africans, legalizes West Bank settlement

:: Israeli authorities have begun distributing deportation notices to thousands of African migrants. In letters delivered Sunday, Israel says the migrants have 60 days to accept the offer to leave the country for an unnamed African destination in exchange for

Houthi actions pose threat to international trade, says Arab Coalition

Col. Turki Al-Maliki

:: Saudi Arabia on Monday accused the Houthis of “repeatedly targeting densely populated cities” and accused Iran of delivering the weapons to the militias. Col. Turki Al-Maliki, spokesperson for the Arab coalition, said the Houthi militias fired a ballistic missile

Kuwaiti dies after losing balance due to severe cough, falls from fifth floor

:: A Kuwaiti citizen died after falling from his apartment balcony on the fifth floor due to a severe coughing episode causing him to lose his balance. According to al-Rai newspaper, the ministry of interior received a call on the

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