Investment, security to top agenda during Saudi Crown Prince India visit

:: Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is set to arrive in India on Tuesday as part of his Asian tour, which kick started in Pakistan and will end in China at More »

Public Prosecution to handle customs probes in Saudi Arabia

:: King Salman on Tuesday issued a royal decree to transfer investigations and prosecutions of customs cases to the Public Prosecution, instead of the General Customs Authority, within a period not exceeding More »

King Salman receives officials from anti-corruption agencies

:: Senior officials from different government monitoring and anti-corruption agencies called on King Salman at his palace in Riyadh on Monday. The king stressed the need for fighting graft and the importance More »

Port paves way for ‘new era of economic affluence’ in Saudi Arabia

:: Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (center) at the launch of the King Abdullah Port on Monday. King Abdullah Port, the fastest-growing container port in the world, is considered a major success More »

Saudi anti-corruption crackdown recovers $106 billion in assets

:: Saudi investigators have recovered assets worth more than $106 billion in an anti-corruption crackdown ordered by Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, the royal court said on Wednesday. The funds are in More »


Tag Archives: AZERBAIJAN

King Salman receives Azeri justice minister

:: Azerbaijan’s Justice Minister Fikret Mammadov on Wednesday delivered a letter from President Ilham Aliyev during a meeting with King Salman at Al-Yamamah Palace, the Saudi Press Agency reported. The minister conveyed Aliyev’s greetings to the king, who extended his

Saudi Arabia, Azerbaijan celebrate 25 years of diplomatic relations

Rasim Rzayev

Saudi Arabia and Azerbaijan have marked the silver jubilee of their diplomatic relations with several bilateral agreements either already signed or waiting to be endorsed by the two sides, according to Azeri Ambassador Rasim Rzayev on Saturday. Rzayev said: “Azerbaijan

Russia defends selling arms to both Azerbaijan and Armenia

Russia’s prime minister has defended Moscow’s policy of selling arms to both Armenia and Azerbaijan, whose military forces have faced off in a sharp escalation of fighting around Nagorno-Karabakh. Speaking in an interview broadcast Saturday, Dmitry Medvedev said if Russia

Armenia, Azerbaijan say fighting surges along Karabakh frontline

Arch foes Armenia and Azerbaijan said Saturday fierce clashes had erupted along the front line of Nagorny Karabakh, with Russia urging an immediate ceasefire to end the latest surge of violence over the disputed region. Armenia’s defense ministry said that

Azerbaijan border guards kill 5 on Iran border

Azerbaijani borders guards on Sunday shot dead five armed Bangladeshi and Azeri nationals who were trying to illegally cross the ex-Soviet republic’s border with Iran, officials said. The incident took place in the Yardymli district on Azerbaijan’s southern border with

Armenia says ceasefire with Azerbaijan in tatters

Armenia said on Tuesday that the ceasefire with arch-foe Azerbaijan over the breakaway region of Nagorny Karabakh virtually no longer exists, describing frequent skirmishes at the frontline as “war.” The defense ministry’s strongly-worded statement came after talks in Switzerland at

C. Asian states seek to join coalition

Azerbaijan and Tajikistan are considering joining the 34-nation Saudi-led alliance against global terrorism. Speaking to Arab News on Monday, Rasim Rzayev, Azerbaijan’s ambassador in Riyadh, confirmed that his country is considering a proposal by the Kingdom to join the group.

Azerbaijan downs Armenian helicopter in Nagorno-Karabakh

The armed forces of Azerbaijan shot down and destroyed an Armenian military helicopter in the Nagorno-Karabakh region on Wednesday, the defense ministries of both countries said. The incident threatened to set off another cycle of violence between the two South

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