King Salman promotes, appoints 25 judges at various levels

King Salman promotes, appoints 25 judges at various levels

:: King Salman issued a royal decree on Monday promoting 25 judges at the Board of Grievances at various levels. The Kingdom is taking various measures to revolutionize its judicial system. Recently, More »

Saudi Arabia intercepts Houthi missiles heading toward Mecca, Jeddah

Saudi Arabia intercepts Houthi missiles heading toward Mecca, Jeddah

:: Saudi Arabia’s air forces on Monday intercepted two Houthi ballistic missiles over Taif, one heading for Mecca and the other for Jeddah, according to eyewitnesses. The Kingdom’s air defense forces were More »

Trump: If Iran wants to fight then that will be its official end

Trump: If Iran wants to fight then that will be its official end

:: US President Donald Trump threatened Iran in a tweet on Sunday, raising concerns about a potential US-Iran conflict at a time when tensions between Washington and Tehran have risen. “If Iran More »

Saudi Arabia’s Al-Jubeir: ‘We don’t want war but we will defend ourselves’

Saudi Arabia’s Al-Jubeir: ‘We don’t want war but we will defend ourselves’

:: Saudi Arabia is doing its best to avoid war in the region but stands ready to respond with “all strength and determination” to defend itself from any threat, the Kingdom’s top More »

King Salman convenes summit of Gulf and Arab states

King Salman convenes summit of Gulf and Arab states

:: Saudi Arabia’s King Salman has called for the convening of two summits of Gulf and Arab states to be held on May 30 in Makkah. The meeting will be held in More »

 

Category Archives: Middle East

Turkey says it will not withdraw posts in Syria after government attacks

:: Turkey will not evacuate its military observation post in northern Syria’s Idlib, the last rebel stronghold in the region, after a suspected Syrian government attack this month, Turkish Defence Minister Hulusi Akar said. Turkey’s state-run Anadolu news agency has

Israel extends Gaza fishing zone to 15 nautical miles

:: The fishing zone in the Gaza Strip has been extended from 12 to 15 nautical miles, the Israeli military body responsible for the Palestinian territories announced Tuesday. “This measure is part of the civilian policy of preventing the deterioration

Palestinians to shun US-led economic conference, prelude to Trump peace plan

:: Palestinians will stay away from a US-led conference in Bahrain next month that the Trump administration has cast as an overture to its own plan for peace between them and Israel, a Palestinian cabinet minister said on Monday. Washington

Russian air strikes kill 10 civilians in northwest Syria

:: Air strikes by Syrian regime ally Russia have killed 10 civilians including five children in a northwestern extremist bastion, a monitor said Monday, hours after Moscow announced a ceasefire there. Clashes between regime forces and extremists raged Monday on

Palestinian gov’t says it was not consulted about US-led economic conference

:: The Palestinians have not been consulted about a US-led conference in Bahrain next month designed to encourage international investment in the West Bank and Gaza Strip, Palestinian Prime Minister Mohammad Shtayyeh said on Monday. Washington announced the conference on

Saudi Arabia intercepts Houthi missiles heading toward Mecca, Jeddah

:: Saudi Arabia’s air forces on Monday intercepted two Houthi ballistic missiles over Taif, one heading for Mecca and the other for Jeddah, according to eyewitnesses. The Kingdom’s air defense forces were able to destroy the ballistic missiles. Saudi authorities

Russia says it repelled an attack on its main Syrian air base: RIA

:: Russia’s Ministry of Defense said on Monday that it had repelled a drone and missile attack on its main air base in Syria over the weekend and accused former Nusra Front militants of being behind the assault, the RIA

Trump: If Iran wants to fight then that will be its official end

:: US President Donald Trump threatened Iran in a tweet on Sunday, raising concerns about a potential US-Iran conflict at a time when tensions between Washington and Tehran have risen. “If Iran wants to fight, that will be the official

Katyusha rocket falls in Baghdad’s fortified Green Zone

:: A Katyusha rocket has landed in the vicinity of the US embassy in Baghdad’s fortified Green Zone, according to News Agency correspondent. “A Katyusha rocket fell in the middle of the Green Zone without causing any losses, details to

Cargo ship loaded with Turkish military vehicles arrives in Tripoli

:: A coalition of forces allied with Libya’s UN-recognized Government of National Accord (GNA), some of which face UN sanctions, received a shipment of Turkish armored vehicles and arms on Saturday. The shipment arrived amid the GNA’s efforts to stop

Saudi Arabia’s Al-Jubeir: ‘We don’t want war but we will defend ourselves’

:: Saudi Arabia is doing its best to avoid war in the region but stands ready to respond with “all strength and determination” to defend itself from any threat, the Kingdom’s top diplomat said on Sunday. In a news conference,

King Salman convenes summit of Gulf and Arab states

:: Saudi Arabia’s King Salman has called for the convening of two summits of Gulf and Arab states to be held on May 30 in Makkah. The meeting will be held in conjunction with the upcoming Islamic Summit. According to

Sisi: We are coordinating with Saudi Arabia to confront regional threats

:: Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi reiterated the strong relations between Egypt and Saudi Arabia and said that current challenges necessitate close coordination in order to confront all threats aimed at regional security and stability. Sisi asserted Egypt’s solidarity with

Iran’s Revolutionary Guards chief says they are not pursuing war

:: Iran is not pursuing war, the head of the elite Revolutionary Guards said on Sunday, according to the Fars news agency. “The difference between us and them is that they are afraid of war and don’t have the will

Projectiles fired from Israeli-held territory, says Syrian state media

:: Syrian air defenses targeted projectiles fired from the direction of Israel for the second night in a row, Syrian state media said on Saturday. The projectiles came from “occupied territory” into the airspace in southern Syria, state news agency

Muslim World League chief calls for global religious tolerance

:: Nations needed to bring about an entente cordiale in relation to religious tolerance the secretary-general of the Muslim World League (MWL) told a French delegation visiting Saudi Arabia. Addressing ministers, academics, and legal experts from France, Dr. Mohammed bin

ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi appears in video for first time since 2014

:: The elusive chief of ISIS extremist group Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi has appeared for the first time since 2014 in a propaganda video released on Monday by the extremist group’s al-Furqan media network. It is unclear when the footage was

Rouhani: Iran will continue oil exports despite US pressure

:: Iran will continue to export oil despite US pressure, Iran President Hassan Rouhani said in a speech broadcast live on Iranian state TV on Tuesday. “America’s decision that Iran’s oil exports must reach zero is a wrong and mistaken

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