Bahrain says dispute with Qatar is political, accuses it of military escalation

:: Bahrain’s foreign minister Khalid bin Ahmed Al Khalifa said on Monday that the dispute with Qatar is related More »

What did Iran’s president tell Qatar’s emir on Eid al-Fitr?

:: Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Sunday said his country wants to bolster ties with Qatar and rejected a More »

Turkey’s Erdogan backs Qatar’s response to list of Arab demands

:: Turkish President Tayyip Ergodan said on Sunday he backed Qatar’s response to a list of demands issued by More »

Terrorism scourge of this era, says King Salman

:: Terrorism is the “scourge of this era,” King Salman said on Saturday, adding that Saudi Arabia was making More »

Yemen launches investigation into human rights abuses in liberated areas

:: Yemeni Prime Minister Ahmed bin Dajar issued a decision to form a joint committee to investigate allegations regarding More »


Category Archives: Al Dammam

2 wanted terrorists killed in Qatif car bomb explosion

:: Two wanted terrorists were killed in a car explosion in the eastern city of Qatif on Thursday and police are said to be looking for three

Saudi Aramco signs deal with foreign, local firms to build huge shipyard

:: Saudi Aramco said on Wednesday it had signed a joint venture agreement with three firms to build a shipyard on the kingdom’s east coast, part of

Shiite sheikh’s house shot at by unknown assailants in Saudi’s Qatif

:: What has been said about Sheikh Abdallah al-Khanizi’s house being shot at by unknown assailants, with bullets entering his home, is correct. An eye witness said

Dammam Airports Company hires first Saudi woman executive

:: Dammam Airports Company has hired its first Saudi woman as an executive director. Hind Al-Zahid became the first Saudi woman to work as an executive director

Saudi: Two, including an infant, killed after ‘terror shootout’ in Qutaif

:: Two people, including an infant, were killed and 10 others wounded after “terrorists” shot at workers at a development project in the eastern Qutaif governorate and

Kidnapped Saudi policeman in Saihat shootout dies

Hashem al-Zahrani

A Saudi policeman who was kidnapped by masked gunmen has died, security sources told Al Arabiya. There were no details provided for the cause of his death.

Saudi Aramco raises $3 bln with debut sukuk – sources

Saudi Aramco has raised $3 billion (11.25 billion riyals) in its debut sukuk issuance, sources familiar with the matter said on Wednesday. The Islamic bond, part of

Saudi Aramco formally appoints banks to advise on share sale

Saudi Aramco has formally appointed JPMorgan Chase & Co, Morgan Stanley and HSBC as international financial advisers for its initial public offering, sources familiar with the matter

Meet two young Saudi actors who are making waves at the Saudi Film Festival

Ibrahim Al-Hajjaj

Meeting its mission of nurturing the nascent filmmaking industry in the Kingdom, the Saudi Arabian Society for Culture and Arts can be credited with recognizing young actor

Details of the security raid on terrorist cells in eastern Saudi Arabia’s

The security spokesman for the Saudi interior ministry announced on Tuesday that two wanted men were killed and four were arrested in al-Awamiyah in the Qatif region,

Saudi security forces raid extremists’ hideout in Qatif

News Agency has learned that Saudi security forces raided the farm of captured extremist Hussein al-Faraj on Tuesday north of Qatif’s Awamiya neighborhood in the eastern province

4th Saudi Film Festival to focus on strengthening nascent industry

The fourth edition of the Saudi Film Festival begins Monday evening in Dhahran. The Culture and Arts Association in Dammam, in association with King Abdulaziz Center for

Saudi soldier killed by Houthi shelling in south Dhahran

Saudi Interior Ministry reported on Thursday that a soldier has been killed by Houthi shelling on a border post in south Dhahran. Earlier, a toddler was killed

Saudi policeman shot dead by unknown assailants in Qatif

Fahad al-Roehli

Saudi Interior Ministry said on Wednesday that a policeman was shot dead by unknown assailants in Qatif on the Gulf coast yesterday evening. The interior ministry said

Saudi Arabia: Security forces kill wanted person in al-Qatif region

A wanted person has been fatally wounded during an operation by Saudi security forces in eastern Saudi Arabia, the interior ministry said on Sunday. The wanted man

City check-in for Dammam passengers from Sunday

Travelers flying from King Fahd International Airport in Dammam will now be able to check in their luggage and take boarding cards from city check-in counters. The

Bahrain expects second Saudi-Bahrain causeway to boost tourism

The proposed second causeway linking Saudi Arabia and Bahrain is likely to boost Bahrain’s tourism industry, Khalid Al-Rumaihi, CEO of the Bahrain Economic Development Board (EDB), told

Police looking for ATM arsonists in Qatif

Unidentified arsonists set fire Saturday to one of the alcoves housing an ATM machine in a Qatif governorate bank in the Eastern Province. Police are investigating the

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