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 »

India arrests senior Kashmir leader under controversial law

India arrests senior Kashmir leader under controversial law

:: A Parliament member who is a senior pro-India politician in Indian-controlled Kashmir was arrested Monday under a controversial law that allows authorities to imprison someone for up to two years without More »

 

Tag Archives: Britain

Stage set for Brexit clash in UK Parliament this week

:: The UK Labour Party’s chief Brexit adviser says opposition plans to block a “no-deal” Brexit would require postponing the country’s departure deadline again so the withdrawal doesn’t happen on Oct. 31 as now scheduled. Labour’s Keir Starmer told the

UK minister discusses regional tensions, nuclear deal in Iran

Andrew Murrison

:: A minister from Britain’s Foreign Office arrived in Tehran on Sunday and met with a top diplomat from Iran’s foreign ministry amid escalating regional tensions, state-run IRIB news agency reported. Minister of State for the Middle East Andrew Murrison

Saudi force comes out fighting in joint ‘Bright Star’ drill

:: Saudi Arabian forces have joined a US-Egyptian Bright Star exercise along with military units from Greece, Britain, Jordan, the UAE, Italy and France. Observers from 16 other countries will monitor the exercise in Egypt, which is designed to strengthen

Iran nuke deal on table as Boris Johnson heads to Washington

:: British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson will on Sunday begin a two-day visit to Washington, with the Iran nuclear deal, Syria and North Korea on top of the agenda, the Foreign Office said. Johnson will meet US Vice President Mike

Sajid Javid appointed as Britain’s new Home Secretary

:: Sajid Javid was named Monday as Britain’s new interior minister after Amber Rudd resigned as home secretary, having “inadvertently misled” lawmakers about deportation targets for illegal immigrants. Prime Minister Theresa May’s Downing Street office announced the appointment in a

Trying to end scandal, Britain’s May appoints Javid as interior minister

Sajid Javid

:: Britain’s Theresa May appointed Sajid Javid as her new interior minister on Monday, elevating the former banker to try to draw a line under an immigration scandal that has threatened the prime minister’s authority. Known for his passion for

UK Interior Minister Amber Rudd quits over growing immigration scandal

:: Britain’s interior minister resigned Sunday amid a scandal over authorities’ mistreatment of long-term UK residents wrongly caught up in a government drive to reduce illegal immigration. Prime Minister Theresa May’s office said late Sunday that May had accepted the

Iran confirms holding British-Iranian academic on security charges

:: Iran confirmed on Sunday that it had arrested a British-Iranian academic on security charges, state media reported, the latest in a string of arrests of dual nationals in the Islamic Republic over the past few years. On Wednesday, the

Iran media confirms arrest of British-Iranian scientist

:: Iranian media confirmed on Thursday that Abbas Edalat, a British-Iranian scientist and peace campaigner, has been arrested for his alleged role in an “infiltration network”. “Recently, members of an infiltration network affiliated to Britain have been arrested,” an unnamed

UK seeks information from Tehran over reported arrest of British-Iranian

:: Britain’s Foreign Office (FCO) said on Wednesday it was urgently seeking information from Iran following reports of the detention of a British-Iranian dual national. The New York-based Center for Human Rights in Iran reported that Abbas Edalat, a professor

Four British pilgrims killed in Saudi road crash

:: Four British pilgrims were killed and 12 others injured in Saudi Arabia when their bus collided with a fuel tanker, officials said on Sunday. The crash occurred on Saturday near the western Saudi town of Al Khalas while the

Lavrov says spy poisoning could be ‘in interests’ of UK government

:: Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Monday suggested that the poisoning of a former double agent could benefit the British government by distracting attention from problems around Brexit. The March 4 attack on Skripal and his daughter in the

UK tube bomb suspect blames Britain for death of his parents in Iraq

:: Jurors in the trial of a teenager accused of an attempted London Underground bombing on Monday heard that he had said it was his “duty to hate Britain” well before the botched attack in September. Ahmed Hassan, an 18-year-old

US, Britain, France, Germany condemn Iran, warn to stop arming Houthi militia

:: The United States, Britain, France and Germany have condemned Iran on Tuesday in a joint statement for breaking UN law prohibiting supply of arms to Yemen. Their statement comes a day after Russia vetoed a resolution put forward by

Britain may join US strikes against Syria if chemical weapon use proven

:: Britain would consider joining US military strikes against the Syrian government if there is evidence chemical weapons are being used against civilians, Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said on Tuesday. Johnson said he hoped Britain and other Western nations would

Britain rules out embassy move to Jerusalem

:: Britain will not follow the US in moving its embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, a senior UK government minister told News Agency on Monday. “The United Kingdom is very clear. This was not a decision that

Saudi King Salman meets British Conservative Party delegation

:: Saudi Arabia’s King Salman met with British Conservative Party representative, Lord Francis Maude, at al-Yamamah palace in Riyadh on Monday, accompanied by a delegation from the Middle East experts from the Conservative Party. During the meeting, they discussed bilateral

British PM to set out ‘Road to Brexit’ in speech

:: British Prime Minister Theresa May will make two speeches on Brexit in the coming weeks to provide more details setting out the country’s path to leaving the EU. Britain is hoping to seal a transition deal next month to

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