Cabinet welcomes Saudi-Bahrain Coordinating Council

Cabinet welcomes Saudi-Bahrain Coordinating Council

:: The Saudi Cabinet on Tuesday thanked foreign leaders, officials, envoys and citizens for their condolences on the death of Prince Bandar bin Abdul Aziz, brother of King Salman. Chaired by the More »

Khalid bin Salman: Capture of ISIS leader shows commitment to eradicate terror

Khalid bin Salman: Capture of ISIS leader shows commitment to eradicate terror

:: The capture of ISIS’ leader, Abu Osama al-Muhajir, in Yemen is just the latest example of our commitment to eradicating the scourge of terrorism, Saudi Arabia’s Deputy Defense Minister Prince Khalid More »

Iran foreign minister accuses US’ Bolton of plotting for war

Iran foreign minister accuses US’ Bolton of plotting for war

:: Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif accused US National Security Adviser John Bolton of plotting for war against Iran in a tweet on Tuesday. “Wanna know why those with proven record More »

Saudi Crown Prince departs for Asia trip including South Korea, Japan

Saudi Crown Prince departs for Asia trip including South Korea, Japan

:: Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has departed on a trip to South Korea and Japan, where he will lead the Kingdom’s delegation to the G20 summit in Osaka, the More »

King Salman promotes, appoints 38 judges at various levels

King Salman promotes, appoints 38 judges at various levels

:: King Salman issued a royal order on Monday promoting 38 judges at the Ministry of Justice at various ranks. The Kingdom is taking measures to revolutionize its judicial system. Recently, the More »

 

Tag Archives: Canada

Experts point to Ottawa’s diplomatic blunders under Chrystia Freeland

:: Foreign policy analysts anticipate additional Saudi sanctions against Canada, in addition to freezing of trade relations between the two countries. This means suspending scholarships for Saudi nationals in Canada, where more than 15,000 Saudis are pursuing university degrees in

Saudi Arabia says ‘nothing to mediate’ in Canada dispute

:: Saudi Arabia said on Wednesday there is no room for mediation in the kingdom’s escalating diplomatic dispute with Canada, and that Ottawa knew what it needed to do to “fix its big mistake”. “There is nothing to mediate. A

Saudi-Canada diplomatic row will not affect oil supplies, says energy minister

:: Saudi Arabia’s petroleum supplies to countries around the world will not be affected by the ongoing diplomatic dispute between Canada and the Kingdom, Energy Minister Khalid Al-Falih said on Thursday. Al-Falih reaffirmed the policy that the Kingdom’s petroleum supplies

Saudi Cabinet reaffirms rejection of Canadian interference in Kingdom’s internal affairs

:: The Saudi Cabinet has reaffirmed its “absolute rejection” of the Canadian government’s stance in the diplomatic row between the two countries. Saudi Arabia ordered the Canadian ambassador to leave the Kingdom and froze all new trade and investment with

Canada to seek UAE, UK help in resolving rift with Saudi Arabia

:: Canada plans to seek help from United Arab Emirates and Britain to defuse an escalating diplomatic dispute with Saudi Arabia, Reuters reported on Tuesday, as traders revealed the Arab state would no longer buy Canadian wheat and barley. The

Saudi Arabian Airlines suspends flights to and from Toronto

:: Saudi Arabian Airlines, also known as Saudia, said in an official statement that it was suspending flights to and from Toronto, the latest in a series of measures the kingdom announced on Monday in its diplomatic row with Canada.

Online post suggests Toronto rampage suspect may have resented women

:: The suspect in the deadly van attack in Toronto posted a chilling Facebook message just minutes before plowing into a crowded city sidewalk, authorities said Tuesday, raising the possibility that he may have nursed grudges against women – a

Trudeau, Modi likely to discuss Sikh separatists’ threat

:: Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Sunday toured the Taj Mahal with his wife and children as he began a week-long visit to promote trade and investment with India. Trudeau, his wife Sophie Gregoire and their three children posed

Iran says Iranian-Canadian passed information to CIA, Mossad

:: Iran’s official IRNA news agency reports that a dual Iranian and Canadian citizen who killed himself in custody was sending information to the US and Israeli intelligence services. The report Tuesday says Kavous Seyed-Emami, a university professor, was in

Canadian-Iranian dies in Iranian custody, officials claim he committed suicide

:: An Iranian-Canadian dual citizen and environmental activist imprisoned by Iranian authorities last month has died in prison, his son wrote on Twitter on Saturday. Kavous Seyed-Emami, 63, was managing director of the Persian Wildlife Heritage Foundation, which seeks to

Canada expresses support for people protesting in Iran

:: The Canadian government has expressed support for people protesting in Iran on Monday as mass demonstrations enter their fifth day across the country. “Canada is encouraged by the Iranian people who are exercising their basic right to protest peacefully,”

Canada’s Trudeau says raised human rights, killings with Philippines’ Duterte

Justin Trudeau

:: Canada Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Tuesday said he raised the issue of human rights and extrajudicial killings during a conversation with Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, who was “receptive” to his comments. Human rights groups had called on leaders

Drone hit Canadian airliner: minister

:: A Canadian passenger plane landed safely after it was hit by a drone in the first case of its kind in the country, a cabinet minister said Sunday. With increasing numbers of unmanned aerial devices in the skies, collisions

Anti-nuclear campaign ICAN wins Nobel Peace Prize

:: Nuclear disarmament group International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) won the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday for its decade-long campaign to rid the world of the atomic bomb as nuclear-fueled crises swirl over North Korea and Iran. “The

Minister says 800 Yazidis refugees resettled in Canada

:: Nearly 800 Yazidi women and girls and others who fled persecution by ISIS in northern Iraq have been resettled in Canada, the immigration minister said Thursday. Canada’s parliament last year, with Iraqi activist Nadia Murad on hand, declared the

Canadian pastor returns home after North Korea ordeal

James Lim

:: A Canadian pastor imprisoned in North Korea for more than two years returned home Saturday days after being released, officials said. Hyeon Soo Lim, 62, was arrested in January 2015 on charges of subversive activities against the North Korean

EU, Canada agree free trade deal start

:: The European Union and Canada said on Saturday they had agreed to start a free trade agreement between the two sides on Sept. 21, paving the way for over 90 percent of the treaty to come into effect. The

Ex-Gitmo prisoner, Omar Khadr, receives $8m payment from Canada

:: A former Guantanamo Bay prisoner who pleaded guilty to killing a US soldier in Afghanistan has received a multimillion-dollar payment from Canada’s government after a court ruling said his rights were abused, a Canadian official said Thursday night. The

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