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 14, 2018

Houthis are ‘at their worst,’ commander who defected to Aden says

:: Brigadier General Jamil al-Maamari who defected from the Houthis and went to Aden told Al Arabiya News Channel that the Houthis are “at their worst” and many officers in Sanaa await the right moment to get rid of them.

Europe at risk from Daesh fighters returning from Mideast: Report

Holger Muench

:: European countries could face an increased terror risk in 2018 as Daesh fighters return home with training and expertise gained in Syria and Iraq. Of particular concern is the use of weaponized drones, high-tech car bombs, and other new

FBI contradicts White House on probe of former aide Porter

:: Contradicting the White House, the FBI said Tuesday it gave the Trump administration information on multiple occasions last year about a top aide accused of domestic abuse by his two ex-wives, and the investigation wrapped up in January. That

First the World, now Pakistan: Imran Khan seeks election glory

Imran Khan

:: Clad in a tracksuit and ankle weights, Imran Khan lounges in a plush chair and announces this is his political moment: the World Cup cricket champion believes power in Pakistan is his for the taking. After years in the

Kosovo president expects to reach ‘historic’ deal with Serbia this year

:: Kosovo expects to resolve outstanding issues with Serbia this year by reaching an “historic” agreement that would pave the way for the Balkan country to get a seat at the United Nations, President Hashim Thaci said on Tuesday. Kosovo

UN chief set to appoint Britain’s Martin Griffiths as Yemen envoy

Martin Griffiths

:: United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres notified the Security Council on Tuesday of his intention to appoint former British diplomat Martin Griffiths as his new envoy charged with trying to broker peace in Yemen, diplomats said. The appointment will be

“France will strike” if proven chemical bombs used in Syria

:: President Emmanuel Macron said on Tuesday that “France will strike” if chemical weapons are used against civilians in the Syrian conflict but that he had not yet seen any evidence that this was the case. “On chemical weapons, I

Under bombs, Syria rescuers forced to save their own

Samir Salim

:: For years, Samir Salim and his three brothers rescued neighbors and relatives pinned underground after bombardment on Syria’s rebel-held Eastern Ghouta. But last week, they could not save their own mother. Crouched atop the rubble of their home in

Iran says Iranian-Canadian passed information to CIA, Mossad

:: Iran’s official IRNA news agency reports that a dual Iranian and Canadian citizen who killed himself in custody was sending information to the US and Israeli intelligence services. The report Tuesday says Kavous Seyed-Emami, a university professor, was in

King says Jordanians ‘let down’ by international community

:: Jordan’s King Abdullah II says that “life for Jordanians today is very, very tough” as a result of a large refugee influx and that he feels the international community has “let down our people.” He spoke to Russia’s TASS

Iranian-backed Iraqi militia to back Hezbollah in any war against Israel

:: Akram al-Kaabi, the secretary general of Iraq’s Harakat Hezbollah al-Nujaba movement which is part of the Popular Mobilization Forces fighting in Syria, said on Tuesday during a visit to Beirut that his forces will fight alongside Lebanon’s Hezbollah in

Saudi-US relationship will continue to grow, says charge d’affaires

:: Christopher Henzel, the charge d’affaires of the US Embassy in Riyadh, reaffirmed on Monday that the relationship between Saudi Arabia and the US is based on fundamental shared interests including economic prosperity, security and stability. Speaking at a function

Senior Houthi commander killed in Taiz, advances to liberate city continue

:: A senior Houthi field commander in Taiz was killed on Tuesday, along with four others the Yemen military media center stated. Abu Taha al-Ghalisi was killed in an artillery shelling assault by the Yemeni army on Houthi positions. Abu

Saudi Telecom Academy promises a new generation of digital leaders

:: A new Saudi Telecom Co. (STC) Academy opened by Riyadh Gov. Prince Faisal bin Bandar on Sunday will turn out hundreds of specialists in digital industries and e-services. Prince Faisal inaugurated the STC Academy for digital learning and training,

Egypt forces have killed 38 militants in major operation

:: Egypt’s military said Tuesday it has killed 38 militants and arrested more than 500 militants and suspects days after launching a major operation against an ISIS group affiliate in Sinai. The military said it had killed 10 “extremely dangerous”

KSRelief signs three projects to fight cholera in Yemen

:: The King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSRelief) signed three humanitarian projects on Tuesday worth $11 million with the World Health Organization (WHO) to combat and eradicate the cholera epidemic in Yemen. This initiative was taken by Crown

Arab coalition forces intensify strikes in Saada

:: The Arab coalition forces in Yemen destroyed a communications room belonging to the Houthi militia on the western front of Saada after intense airstrikes. According to Al Arabiya correspondent in Yemen, the joint operations room of the coalition forces

King Salman’s call for cultural diversity wins praise

King Salman

:: The Saudi Cabinet has welcomed King Salman’s address to guests at the 32nd Janadriyah festival emphasizing the importance of culture as a basic pillar for a nation’s identity and values. Chaired by King Salman at Al-Yamamah Palace in Riyadh

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