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 »

Saudi oil production cut by 50 percent after attacks: Energy minister

Saudi oil production cut by 50 percent after attacks: Energy minister

:: The latest attacks on Saudi Aramco oil facilities resulted in the halt of an estimated 5.7 million barrels of crude oil supplies, or about 50 percent of Saudi Aramco’s production, Saudi More »

Prince Khalid bin Salman meets with Yemeni President Abd Rabbu Mansour Hadi

Prince Khalid bin Salman meets with Yemeni President Abd Rabbu Mansour Hadi

:: Saudi Arabia’s Deputy Defense Minister Prince Khalid bin Salman met in Riyadh with Yemeni President Abd Rabbu Mansour Hadi, and conveyed to him the regards of King Salman and the Crown More »

Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman appointed Saudi Minister of Energy

Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman appointed Saudi Minister of Energy

:: On Sunday, Saudi Arabia announced that Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman bin Abdulaziz al-Saud would take on the role as Minister of Energy, replacing Khalid al-Falih. The appointment was announced by the More »


Tag Archives: King Abdullah

Jordan’s king says East Jerusalem must be capital of Palestinian state

:: Jordan’s King Abdullah told US Vice President Mike Pence on Sunday he looked to Washington to rebuild “trust and confidence” in moving toward a two-state solution in Israel after President Donald Trump recognized Jerusalem as the country’s capital. With

King Abdallah to depart for US days after Arab Summit

King Abdallah

Topics leading the agenda in King Abdallah’s meeting with Trump will include the Palestinian issue and Arab counterterrorism efforts, Jordan’s Minister for Media Affairs and Communications Mohammed Momani said Sunday. The minister said that the Arabs are at the forefront

Trial begins for suspects held in King Abdullah assassination bid

Security sources in Saudi Arabia reported on Tuesday that 4 suspects affiliated to al-Qaeda have gone on trial, accused of plotting to assassinate the late Saudi King Abdullah. The retrial of the four defendants comes after the Supreme Court in

Jordan’s PM reappointed after elections, asked to form new government

Jordan’s King Abdullah II re-appointed Prime Minister Hani al-Mulki on Sunday to form a new government following elections in which the Muslim Brotherhood made its return as a parliamentary force. “The king has accepted the resignation of Hani al-Mulki’s government

Jordan needs international help over refugee crisis: King Abdullah

Jordan’s King Abdullah says his country needs long-term aid from the international community to cope with a huge influx of Syrian refugees, warning that unless it received support the “dam is going to burst”. In an interview with the BBC

King Abdullah Humanitarian Prize set up

The King Abdullah International Foundation for Humanitarian Deeds has instituted the King Abdullah Humanitarian Prize in memory of the late king and his contributions in various fields nationally and internationally. The international award will be given once in two years

Obama, Jordan’s King Abdullah hold meeting at military base

U.S. President Barack Obama and Jordan’s King Abdullah are holding a meeting at Andrews Air Force Base, a White House official said on Tuesday. Obama and the U.S. ally were both at the military base before separate trips. The president

Jordan’s King Abdullah to discuss war on Syria militants with Putin

U.S. ally Jordan’s King Abdullah will hold talks in Moscow on Tuesday with Russian President Vladimir Putin on how to tackle “terror groups” led by Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) in Syria, an official source said. Jordan reached

King of Jordan warns of ‘world war’ against humanity

King Abdullah II of Jordan warned Tuesday of a “third world war against humanity”, in the wake of the Paris attacks, describing the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) group as “savage outlaws of religion.” During an official visit

Kerry lays out steps to ease Israeli-Palestinian strife

The United States on Saturday proposed steps, including 24-hour video surveillance, to end weeks of violence over a Jerusalem site holy to Muslims and Jews. Speaking in Amman after meeting Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and Jordan’s King Abdullah, U.S. Secretary

Jordan king speaks on al-Aqsa mosque crisis

Jordan’s King Abdullah II on Wednesday said that Jordan has legal and diplomatic options at its disposal regarding Israel’s recent moves on the al-Aqsa mosque and surrounding compound in Jerusalem, the local daily Jordan Times reported. “We are performing our

Jordan king warns Israel against Jerusalem ‘provocation’

Jordan’s king warned Israel on Monday that any further “provocation” in Jerusalem where Israeli police have clashed with Muslims at Al-Aqsa mosque would damage ties between the two countries. “Any more provocation in Jerusalem will affect the relationship between Jordan

Jordan appoints veteran security chief as new interior minister

Hussein al-Majali

Jordan appointed a veteran security chief as its new interior minister on Tuesday after the sudden resignation of his predecessor over prison abuses and heavy handed crackdown against criminals. The state news agency Petra said King Abdullah issued a decree

Jordan king cites Clint Eastwood in revenge vow

While local reports revealed Wednesday that the Jordanian King Abdullah will authorize airstrikes against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) group, a U.S. official described the Arab monarch as citing a Hollywood movie character when expressing his wrath

King Abdullah discusses Gaza crisis with Moroccan counterpart

Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Saud met Moroccan King Mohammed VI in the coastal city of Jeddah on Monday where the two discussed the latest developments in the region, particularly the ongoing conflict in

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