Saudi Crown Prince: Attacks are test of int’l resolve against destructive acts

Saudi Crown Prince: Attacks are test of int’l resolve against destructive acts

:: Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman said on Wednesday that the attacks on Saudi Aramco oil facilities are a test of international resolve in the face of destructive acts that More »

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 »


Tag Archives: Hamas

Israeli army strikes Gaza Strip after rocket attack

The Israeli military says it carried out an airstrike in the Gaza Strip in response to the latest rocket attack toward southern Israel, according to the Associated Press. There were reported casualties in Sunday morning’s strike which comes on the

Salafist leader killed in clash with Gaza police

A local Salafist leader was shot dead in Gaza City on Tuesday during a confrontation with Hamas police and security officials who went to arrest him, the interior ministry said. The incident occurred in the northern Sheikh Radwan neighbourhood with

Fifty wounded in blast at Gaza training camp

At least 50 Palestinians were wounded in a blast that occurred Thursday inside a militant training camp in Gaza, Hamas officials, medics and witnesses said. “An explosion happened inside a post of the resistance in Beit Lahya,” said interior ministry

Hamas jails Gazan for 15 years for spying for Israel

A military court in the Hamas-run Gaza Strip on Monday jailed a Palestinian convicted of “spying” for Israel to 15 years, judicial sources said. In March two other men were given the same sentence for the same offence. Under Palestinian

Hamas launches crackdown on Salafist groups in Gaza Strip

The ruling Hamas militant group launched a crackdown Tuesday on radical Salafi groups following a series of unclaimed bombings in the Gaza Strip, arresting dozens of people and setting up military-type checkpoints. Hamas, an Islamic militant group that has ruled

ICC says Palestinians too could face war crimes probes

The International Criminal Court’s chief prosecutor has said she is weighing opening war crimes investigations into Palestinians as well as Israelis after Palestine joined the tribunal’s jurisdiction last month. Fatou Bensouda rejected Israeli fears of bias by the court, promising

Israeli tanks strike Gaza after rocket fired

Israeli tanks hit a position of the Islamist movement Hamas in the Gaza Strip after a rocket was launched on southern Israel from the Palestinian enclave, Israel’s army said Friday. A military statement said its overnight strike had targeted “terrorist

U.N.: Palestinian death toll highest since 1967

The long-running conflict with Israel claimed the lives of more Palestinian civilians in 2014 than any year since 1967, the United Nations said Thursday, in a damning report on the humanitarian situation. Meanwhile, rights group Amnesty International criticized the “flagrant

Israel says arrests West Bank Hamas cell planning attacks

Israel’s Shin Bet internal security service said Sunday it has arrested six members of a Hamas cell with explosive materials they planned to use in attacks inside Israel. The security forces had seized dozens of kilograms of sulphur and 25

Gazan gets 15 years’ hard labor for ‘spying’ for Israel

A court in the Hamas-run Gaza Strip has handed a Palestinian convicted of “spying” for Israel 15 years’ hard labor, a judicial source said on Monday. The 53-year-old man was found guilty of “providing the occupier personal names and the

Palestinians arrest dozens of Hamas members in West Bank

Palestinian security forces in the West Bank arrested dozens of members of the Islamist movement Hamas on Monday, sources on both sides said. The Palestinian Authority (PA), which has its headquarters in Ramallah, has regularly detained Hamas members, including MPs,

Egypt court brands Hamas a ‘terrorist’ group

An Egyptian court on Saturday branded the Palestinian Islamist movement Hamas a “terrorist” organization, a judicial source said, after it was alleged to have links with jihadists behind deadly Sinai attacks. From Gaza City, Hamas reacted by condemning what it

U.N. rights chief faults Israel, Palestinians over Gaza war justice

Israel and the Palestinians have failed to adequately investigate the full range of apparent human rights violations committed during the Gaza war last summer, the U.N. human rights chief said in a report seen by Reuters on Wednesday. Zeid Ra’ad

Israel failed to minimize Gaza war deaths: report

Israeli conduct during last summer’s war in the Gaza Strip increased the number of civilian casualties, an independent report has said, by failing to differentiate between military targets and civilian populations. Despite claims to the contrary, the military did not

Ministry: Gaza bomb hits car of Hamas security official

Unidentified assailants blew up the car of a Hamas security official in Gaza during the night, the interior ministry said Tuesday, in a sign of increasing instability in the Palestinian territory. “A home-made bomb damaged a car belonging to a

Mursi launches tirade against Sisi ‘coup’ in Egypt trial

Ousted Egyptian president Mohammad Mursi gave evidence Sunday for the first time his espionage trial, launching into a tirade against his successor whom he accused of removing him in a “coup.” Mursi, Egypt’s first freely elected president, was toppled by

Hamas employees in pay protest at unity govt Gaza HQ

Hundreds of Hamas employees began a sit-in in front of the headquarters of the Palestinian unity government in Gaza on Tuesday, vowing to stay until their salaries were paid. “Our sit-in is peaceful and we do not want to destroy

Hamas totally opposed to Abbas new U.N. bid

Hamas said on Monday it was “totally opposed” to Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas’s plans to re-submit to the U.N. Security Council a resolution on ending Israel’s occupation which failed last week, according to Agence France-Presse. “Hamas is totally opposed to

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