US-Islamic summit begins in Riyadh with more than 50 leaders participating

:: Saudi King Salman and US President Donald Trump spoke of cooperation between the Muslim world and the US More »

Read excerpts from Trump’s speech at Arab-Islamic-US Summit in Riyadh

:: The Arab-Islamic-American Summit will be held in Riyadh on Sunday, in which US President Donald Trump is also More »

Donald Trump meets with Gulf leaders in landmark Riyadh summit

:: US President Donald Trump on Sunday is meeting with heads from Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) in Riyadh to More »

Kingdom, Washington agree ‘Joint Strategic Vision Declaration’

:: Saudi Arabia and the US on Saturday agreed a “Joint Strategic Vision Declaration” covering aspects like diplomacy, trade, More »

Saudi Crown Prince, Trump discuss measures on combating terrorism

:: Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Prince Mohammed bin Nayef and United States President Donald Trump discussed way to further More »

 

Category Archives: World

White House says aware of North Korea launch, notes shorter range

:: The White House said on Sunday it was aware North Korea had launched a medium range ballistic missile (MRBM) and noted its range was shorter than

Strapped UN health agency spends big on travel

:: The World Health Organization routinely spends about $200 million a year on travel – far more than what it doles out to fight some of the

China warns Taiwan of continued lockout from WHO assembly

:: China’s health minister has all but slammed the door on any more participation for Taiwan at the World Health Organization’s annual assembly until the island’s government

Taliban raid kills 20 policemen in southern Afghanistan

:: At least 20 Afghan policemen were killed early Sunday when Taliban fighters stormed multiple security outposts in the volatile southern province of Zabul, officials said, as

China killed or jailed up to 20 US spies in 2010-12: report

:: Beijing systematically dismantled CIA spying efforts in China beginning in 2010, killing or jailing more than a dozen covert sources, in a deep setback to US

Plane crashes into Los Angeles airport truck after landing

:: Eight people were injured Saturday after an Aeromexico flight clipped an airport utility truck, flipping it over, shortly after landing at Los Angeles International Airport, authorities

Macron vows to step up French fight against terrorism in Africa

:: France will step up the fight against resurgent militants in north and west Africa and will work more closely with Germany to help the tinderbox region,

Venezuelans shut down capital roads to protest government

:: Masses of protesters with white shirts, homemade gas masks and flags draped around their shoulders shut down a main road in the Venezuelan capital on Saturday

Afghan Taliban launch three-pronged assault on Ghazni city

:: Taliban fighters launched a three-pronged attack on parts of the central-eastern Afghan city of Ghazni overnight, driving a Humvee packed with explosives into the entrance of

S. Korea’s Moon names top ministers, chief security adviser

Moon Jae-In

:: South Korean President Moon Jae-In on Sunday announced his picks for finance and foreign ministers while appointing a former diplomat as his top security adviser for

Bangladesh police raid opposition leader’s office

:: Bangladesh police swooped on the offices of the country’s main opposition leader hunting “anti-state documents” on Saturday, sparking angry protests by hundreds of party supporters. Officials

Ben Ali nephew apologizes to Tunisia for corruption

:: Imed Trabelsi, a nephew of toppled Tunisian dictator Zine El Abidine Ben Ali, apologized to the Tunisian people on national television Friday for the endemic corruption

Sri Lanka offers fresh probes into missing thousands

Maithripala Sirisena

:: Sri Lanka’s president announced Saturday new investigations into alleged secret detention centers as part of a drive to find tens of thousands of people still missing

Philippines to reject all aid with conditions

:: The Philippines’ top diplomat has said that the government’s new policy of rejecting aid with conditions applies to all donor countries, not just the EU. Foreign

5 dead after Indonesian ferry catches fire in Java Sea

:: Indonesian authorities say five people have died after a ferry caught fire in the Java Sea. A Transport Ministry spokesman, Julius Adravida Barata, said Saturday that

US arms contractor Raytheon announces Saudi deal to launch Arab operation

:: US defense contractor Raytheon has announced partnership with Saudi military industries to create an Arabia business unit. Raytheon’s Arab operation will develop smart weapons and air

US veteran charged over deadly Times Square crash

:: A US Navy veteran who plowed a car into pedestrians in New York’s Times Square, killing a woman and injuring 22 other people, has been charged

Tribal elder, 5 others killed by car bomb south of Libya’s Benghazi

:: A car bomb killed a prominent tribal elder allied to eastern security forces and five other people outside a mosque in a town south of Benghazi

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