Investment, security to top agenda during Saudi Crown Prince India visit

Investment, security to top agenda during Saudi Crown Prince India visit

:: Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is set to arrive in India on Tuesday as part of his Asian tour, which kick started in Pakistan and will end in China at More »

Public Prosecution to handle customs probes in Saudi Arabia

Public Prosecution to handle customs probes in Saudi Arabia

:: King Salman on Tuesday issued a royal decree to transfer investigations and prosecutions of customs cases to the Public Prosecution, instead of the General Customs Authority, within a period not exceeding More »

King Salman receives officials from anti-corruption agencies

King Salman receives officials from anti-corruption agencies

:: Senior officials from different government monitoring and anti-corruption agencies called on King Salman at his palace in Riyadh on Monday. The king stressed the need for fighting graft and the importance More »

Port paves way for ‘new era of economic affluence’ in Saudi Arabia

Port paves way for ‘new era of economic affluence’ in Saudi Arabia

:: Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (center) at the launch of the King Abdullah Port on Monday. King Abdullah Port, the fastest-growing container port in the world, is considered a major success More »

Saudi anti-corruption crackdown recovers $106 billion in assets

Saudi anti-corruption crackdown recovers $106 billion in assets

:: Saudi investigators have recovered assets worth more than $106 billion in an anti-corruption crackdown ordered by Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, the royal court said on Wednesday. The funds are in More »

 

Tag Archives: Palestinian Authority

Palestinian Authority pulls employees from Egypt-Gaza crossing

:: The Palestinian Authority said on Sunday it had ordered its employees to pull out from the Gaza-Egypt border crossing, effectively closing the main exit point from the impoverished Gaza Strip. The dispute over the border stems from a rift

Saudi crown prince receives Palestinian president

:: Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman on Thursday met with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas. During the meeting, the pair discussed the latest developments in the Palestinian territories, ways to intensify practical efforts to ensure the legitimate rights of

India’s rapprochement with Israel partly due to disorder in the Arab world

Huda al Husseini

By : Huda al-Husseini :: On July 4, 2014, al-Baghdadi made his only appearance to the world from the historic Nuri Mosque in Mosul. He urged Muslims around the world to obey him as their leader! Three years later on

Abbas: Palestinian Authority will not collapse

Mahmoud Abbas

Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas dismissed on Wednesday weeks of rumors that the Palestinian Authority could collapse, saying he would “never give up” on it. Abbas, 80, was speaking publicly for the first time since rumors surfaced last week that he

Kerry warns Israel about collapse of Palestinian Authority

John Kerry

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry warned Israel on Saturday about the dangers of the possible collapse of the Palestinian Authority, saying it would lead to a situation that would threaten the security of Israel and the Palestinian people. Kerry

Washington ‘to cut aid’ to Palestinian Authority

Mahmoud Abbas

The United States is cutting economic aid for the Palestinian Authority, partly because of “unhelpful actions” by the Palestinians, a U.S. diplomat said on Saturday. News site al-Monitor earlier said the U.S. State Department intends to reduce aid for the

Abbas out of options, out of synch with angry Palestinians

Mahmoud Abbas

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has threatened to drop a “bombshell” in a speech to the United Nations this week – prompting speculation that he will sever ties with Israel over its settlement expansion and other hard-line policies. The warning reflects

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,

U.S. warns on viability of Palestinian Authority if Israel blocks funds

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Saturday expressed concern about the viability of the Palestinian Authority if it does not soon receive tax revenue which has been withheld by Israel. The funds have been held back from the Authority

Is the Palestinian Authority still relevant?

The PA struggles to stay relevant amid regional and international efforts to secure Gaza ceasefire. Stripped of economic, political, territorial and security authority, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas lost favour with Israel after the signing of a national consensus agreement with

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