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 »

Iran says it welcomes any diffusion of tensions in region

Iran says it welcomes any diffusion of tensions in region

:: Iran’s foreign ministry spokesman said on Monday Tehran welcomes any diffusion of tensions in the Gulf region following weeks of deteriorating relations with Washington. “We welcome diffusion of tensions in the More »

 

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Saudi Arabia, South Korea sign $8.3 billion deals

:: Saudi Arabia and South Korea signed an $8.3 billion economic cooperation pact on Wednesday during Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s first visit to Seoul. The signing followed talks between the crown prince and South Korean President Moon Jae-in to

Japan PM Abe to meet Iran’s Khamenei, Rouhani this week

Shinzo Abe

:: Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will meet Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and President Hassan Rouhani on a visit to Tehran this week, in a bid to ease tension between Washington and Iran that experts called a bold move

Saudi Arabia, Japan sign deal to boost cooperation in information and communication technology

Abdullah Al-Sawaha

:: The Ministry of Communications and Information Technology signed a memorandum of cooperation with the Japanese Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications on Sunday. The agreement will increase cooperation between the two countries in the field of telecommunications and information

6.3 magnitude earthquake strikes off northern Japan

:: A magnitude 6.3 earthquake has struck off Hokkaido, Japan Wednesday at a depth of 64km (40 miles). There are no immediate reports of injuries or damage. The quake occurred at approximately 19:51 local time Wednesday, 103km northeast of the

Japan declares no Jerusalem embassy move in Jordan visit

:: Japan’s Foreign Minister Taro Kono on Tuesday held talks with his Jordanian counterpart, who said Jerusalem’s fate should be decided in talks after Washington recognized the city as Israel’s capital. The status of the city should be decided “through

North Korea threat on agenda when South Korean FM visits Japan

Kang Kyung-wha

:: South Korea’s foreign minister will visit Japan this week to meet her Japanese counterpart, the foreign ministry said on Sunday, with Seoul and Tokyo seeking to boost cooperation over the handling of North Korea’s nuclear and missile programs. The

Oil prices gain after OPEC extension of output cut

:: Oil futures rose on Friday after OPEC and other major producers agreed to extend their production curbs in a widely expected move aimed at ending a persistent glut in global supplies. The Organization of the Petroleum Exporters (OPEC) and

Japan imposes additional sanctions on North Korea

:: Japan will impose additional sanctions on North Korea in response to the continuing threat posed by the reclusive nation’s missile and nuclear programs, Japan’s top government spokesman said on Tuesday. The sanctions, mentioned by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in

Trump condemns ‘horrific’ Texas church shooting after 26 people killed

:: US President Donald Trump on Monday condemned what he described as a “horrific shooting” and pledged the full support of the federal government after 26 people were killed in a rampage at a Texas church. “This act of evil

With tensions high, Trump, Abe strengthen bond

:: With a round of golf, a custom cap and a hamburger of American beef, President Donald Trump’s first trip to Asia began with a taste of home. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe welcomed Trump to Japan Sunday with an effusive

Abe targets N. Korea after storming to ‘super-majority’ vote win

:: Prime Minister Shinzo Abe stormed to a landslide “super-majority” in snap Japanese elections, near complete projections showed Monday, with the hard-line nationalist immediately pledging to “deal firmly” with North Korea. Abe’s conservative coalition is on track to win at

Abe eyes fresh term as Japan votes under N. Korea threats

:: Millions of Japanese braved typhoon conditions Sunday for a snap election likely to hand Prime Minister Shinzo Abe a fresh mandate to revive the world’s third-largest economy and press his hard-line stance on North Korea. If pre-election surveys prove

North Korea fires missile eastwards over Japan

:: North Korea fired an unidentified missile eastwards over Japan on Friday, Seoul and Tokyo said. The launch, from near Pyongyang, came after the United Nations Security Council imposed an eighth set of sanctions on the country over its banned

Saudi Arabia, Japan hold talks to strengthen bilateral ties

:: Saudi Arabia and Japan held comprehensive talks in Jeddah on Monday on a range of issues including politics, trade, and ways to strengthen cooperation to implement the Saudi-Japanese Vision 2030. The talks between King Salman and Taro Kono, Japanese

Modi, Abe to kick-start India’s first bullet train project

:: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe will break ground on India’s first bullet train project on Thursday in western Gujarat state, as the country seeks faster travel for millions. Modi has pledged to invest

Fireworks, mass rally held to celebrate North Korea nuclear test

:: North Korea held a mass celebration for the scientists involved in carrying out its largest nuclear blast to date, with fireworks and a mass rally in Pyongyang. Citizens of the capital lined the streets Wednesday to cheer buses carrying

Nissan signals a future EV crossover model

:: Nissan Motor Co said on Thursday it was considering producing an electric SUV in the near future as it expects demand for electric vehicles (EVs) to increase in coming years. “We might have a crossover EV shortly in the

S. Korea, US plan more drills after N. Korea nuclear test

:: South Korea said on Monday it was preparing fresh military drills with its ally the United States and ramping up its ballistic missile defenses in response to North Korea’s sixth and most powerful nuclear test a day earlier. The

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