Saudi Crown Prince: Attacks are test of int’l resolve against destructive acts

Saudi Crown Prince: Attacks are test of int’l resolve against destructive acts

:: Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman said on Wednesday that the attacks on Saudi Aramco oil facilities are a test of international resolve in the face of destructive acts that More »

Saudi Crown Prince says attacks on oil facilities are a ‘dangerous escalation’

Saudi Crown Prince says attacks on oil facilities are a ‘dangerous escalation’

:: Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman said the recent attacks on Saudi Aramco facilities represented a “dangerous escalation not only toward the Kingdom but also the entire world.” The Crown More »

Makkah Governor to announce moderation award on Wednesday

Makkah Governor to announce moderation award on Wednesday

:: Makkah Gov. Prince Khalid Al-Faisal will announce the winners of the 2019 moderation award at a press conference at King Abdul Aziz University on Wednesday. The award, in its third year, More »

Saudi Arabia wants global community to confront Aramco attackers

Saudi Arabia wants global community to confront Aramco attackers

:: The Cabinet on Tuesday strongly condemned the attacks on two Saudi Aramco facilities in Abqaiq and Khurais and reaffirmed the Kingdom’s ability to effectively deal with such attacks and their impact. More »

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 »

 

Daily Archives: February 7, 2018

Paris attacks suspect Abdeslam refuses to reappear in court

:: Salah Abdeslam, the sole surviving suspect in the November 2015 attacks on Paris, is refusing to re-appear in a trial that victims had hoped would shed light on the ISIS network that struck again in Brussels. Abdeslam appeared on

Saudi Arabia spends almost a billion dollars in aid to Yemen

:: At a wind-swept camp for those displaced by Yemen’s war, a young Yemeni woman named Leemi, who supports her child and eight others, gratefully accepted aid from Saudi Arabia. Saudi Arabia says it has spent nearly a billion dollars

Death toll in Syria’s Ghouta rises to 84, women, children among victims

:: According to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, the death toll in Syria’s Ghouta now stands at 84. The numbers come in days after the ongoing strikes in the eastern city. Among the deceased are several women and children.

Libyan execution officer Ourfali surrenders following ICC charges

:: The Libyan army’s special forces officer, Mahmoud al-Ourfali, said on Tuesday evening in a videotaped message that he has surrendered himself to the General Command of the army. Ourfali will be investigated on the charges levelled against him by

Israeli forces kill Palestinian in West Bank raid

:: Israeli forces shot dead at least one Palestinian during a raid in the occupied West Bank on Tuesday that led to confrontations with local residents, Palestinian health officials said. The Israeli military could not immediately confirm the death but

Seven Houthis dead as Yemeni army controls new areas in Saada

:: The Yemeni army, with the support of the Arab Coalition, was able to control the two mountains of Kaam and Batr south of Mandaba in the Saada governorate after fierce battles with the Houthi militia. A military source told

UAE and Egypt assert joint strategies to stop supply of weapons to terrorists

:: Egypt and the UAE stressed their keenness to enhance cooperation with all Arab countries and to react against any foreign interference in Arab affairs. Ambassador Bassam Radi, the spokesperson on behalf of the Egyptian presidency said that Egypt’s President

What’s the strategic significance of liberating Yemen’s Hays?

:: Yemen’s army forces aided by the Arab coalition liberated all of Hays District which has a strategic position as it links the three governorates Hodeidah, Ibb and Taiz. Liberating Hays marks a significant progress as it paves the way

Iran arrests son of Shirazi cleric after calling Khamenei a pharaoh

Hussein al-Shirazi

:: Farsi sites reported that the Iranian authorities on Monday arrested Hussein al-Shirazi, the son of Sadiq al-Shirazi, the famous Shiite cleric in Qom, because of a lecture in which he described the Supreme Leader of Iran Ali Khamenei as

Iranian official: Tehran has ballistic missiles to target navigation

Hossein Salami

:: Hossein Salami, the deputy head of Iran’s Revolutionary Guards, said on Monday night that Iran possesses unique ballistic missiles that target navigation and international shipping, the Iranian news agency IRNA reported. Colonel Turki al-Malki, the Arab Coalition’s spokesperson, said

Saudi Cabinet welcomes positive response of Yemeni parties to coalition call

King Salman

:: The Saudi Cabinet has welcomed the response and commitment voiced by the Yemeni parties in Aden to a call by the Saudi-led Arab Coalition supporting legitimacy in Yemen for restraint and peace. Chaired by King Salman at Al-Yamamah Palace

Iraq publishes most wanted list headed by ISIS leader

:: Iraqi authorities published a list of most wanted fugitives on Tuesday headed by elusive ISIS group leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi and his number two. It was the second list Iraq had published this week of people wanted on suspicion

Prince Khaled announces SR14.6bn projects in Taif, Moya and Misan

Prince Khaled Al-Faisal

:: Makkah Gov. Prince Khaled Al-Faisal has unveiled projects in Taif, Moya and Misan Provinces, with an estimated cost of more than SR14.6 billion ($3.9 million). Addressing the local councils of Taif, Moya and Misan provinces, Prince Khaled thanked King

Six members of a single family died in a car crash in Saudi Arabia

:: Six members of a single family died in a car crash on Rayyen-Bisha Road, which has witnessed several traffic accidents over the past three years since it was constructed. “The road has become a nightmare for motorists and passengers

UN war crimes experts investigating reports of chlorine use in Syria

:: UN war crimes experts said on Tuesday they were investigating multiple reports that bombs allegedly containing banned chlorine have been used against civilians in the Syrian towns of Saraqeb in Idlib and Douma in eastern Ghouta. Sieges in the

Muslim World League and Vatican tackle religious violence

Mohammed bin Abdul Karim Al-Issa

:: The Vatican Secretary of State Cardinal Pietro Parolin has met the secretary-general of the Muslim World League, Mohammed bin Abdul Karim Al-Issa, in his office on Tuesday. Parolin praised the Muslim World League, which represents Islamic nations and has

UN pleads for one-month Syria aid truce

:: The United Nations in Syria appealed on Tuesday for a one-month truce in the conflict to allow aid to reach hundreds of thousands of civilians in urgent need of assistance. In a statement issued in Damascus, the UN said

Jeddah airport at new altitude with record number of flights, passengers

:: Passenger traffic at King Abdul Aziz International Airport (KAIA) set a new record in 2017. The number reached 34 million passengers, rising by 9.4 percent compared with 2016, in which there were 31 million. The statistical report of KAIA

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