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: Myanmar

Racial discrimination, ethnic cleansing in Myanmar flayed

Saudi Arabia has called on the international community to act against the Buddhists who are persecuting Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar. Citing resolutions adopted by the United Nations and the Organization of Islamic Cooperation, the Council of Ministers, chaired by Custodian

Obama urges end to Rohingya ‘discrimination’

Barack Obama

President Barack Obama has urged Myanmar to end discrimination against its ethnic Rohingya minority if it wants to succeed in its democratic transition from decades of junta rule. The plight of the Muslim group, 1.3 million of whom live in

Myanmar lands seized migrant boat on island

A boat packed with more than 700 “boat people” seized off Myanmar’s coast was stopped on a small island on Saturday, as officials gave mixed signals about its final destination. Myanmar’s navy discovered the boat with 727 migrants off the

Dalai Lama urges Suu Kyi to act on Rohingya

The Dalai Lama and Aung San Suu Kyi

The Dalai Lama has urged fellow Nobel peace laureate Aung San Suu Kyi to do more to help Myanmar’s persecuted Muslim Rohingya minority amid a worsening migration crisis. Despite thousands of Rohingya fleeing on harrowing boat journeys to Southeast Asia

‘Save human lives,’ U.N. chief urges Southeast Asian nations

U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Saturday urged Southeast Asian nations to deal with the causes behind a growing humanitarian crisis that has forced thousands of Rohingya from Myanmar and Bangladeshi migrants to flee by sea, leaving many still stranded in

Indonesia, Malaysia to help Muslim migrants stranded at sea

Indonesia and Malaysia agreed Wednesday to provide temporary shelter to thousands of migrants stranded at sea, the first breakthrough in the humanitarian crisis confronting Southeast Asia after weeks of reluctance by the region’s nations to take responsibility. The announcement was

Malaysia turns away boat with more than 500 migrants

Malaysia has turned away a boat with more than 500 Rohingya Muslims and Bangladeshis after providing them with fuel and provisions, a government official said Thursday. The boat was found Wednesday off the coast of northern Penang state, just days

500 Rohingya Muslims from Myanmar wash to shore in Indonesia

Boats carrying about 500 members of Myanmar’s long-persecuted Rohingya Muslim community washed to shore in western Indonesia on Sunday, with some of the people in need of medical attention, a migration official and a human rights advocate said. The men,

U.N. urges Myanmar to give citizenship to Rohingya Muslims

The U.N. General Assembly has approved a resolution urging Myanmar to provide “full citizenship” to its Rohingya Muslim minority and to allow them to move freely throughout the country. Denied citizenship by national law, the 1.3 million Rohingyas are effectively

Senior Myanmar officials guilty of war crimes

MYIN HLUT: An independent investigation by the Harvard Law School has found that troops commanded by Myanmar’s powerful interior minister and two other senior officials tortured and killed civilians over six years ago while fighting an ethnic rebellion. Researchers spent

At least 100,000 Rohingya continue to flee Myanmar

A growing sense of desperation is fueling a mass exodus of Rohingya Muslims from western Myanmar, with the number fleeing by boat since communal violence broke out two years ago now topping 100,000, a leading expert said Saturday. Chris Lewa,

Kerry aims to calm South China Sea tensions

US Secretary of State presses Myanmar’s leaders to apply greater safeguards for human rights. US Secretary of State John Kerry is in Myanmar seeking to calm tensions in the South China Sea between China and its smaller neighbors. Amid concerns

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