Fighting corruption is a must to achieve development goals, says Muslim World League chief

:: Referring to corruption as a “black hole” that hinders the development process of a nation, Dr. Mohammad bin Abdul Karim Al-Issa called for confronting this menace in all ways possible. Al-Issa, More »

King Salman’s speech will serve as guideline for Shoura, says council member

:: Guidelines for addressing local and regional challenges with a special reference to domestic and foreign policies, will be spelled out by King Salman on Wednesday, and will set the tone for More »

Trump’s Jerusalem decision could help militants — UAE’s Sheikh Mohammed

:: US President Donald Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital could provide a lifeline to militants after the setbacks they suffered this year, the de facto leader of the United More »

Saudi Crown Prince discusses bilateral, regional developments with Russian envoy

:: Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, Minister of Defense and Deputy Prime Minister welcomed Mikhail Bogdanov, the Russian presiden’ts Special Representative for the Middle East and African Countries and Deputy Foreign Minister, More »

Abbas: Jerusalem is the eternal capital of the State of Palestine

:: Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said on Wednesday that Jerusalem was the “eternal capital of the State of Palestine” In a televised address in response to the US announcement President Abbas said More »

 

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King Salman’s speech will serve as guideline for Shoura, says council member

King Salman

:: Guidelines for addressing local and regional challenges with a special reference to domestic and foreign policies, will be spelled out by King Salman on Wednesday, and will set the tone for the year-long agenda of the Shoura Council in

Riyadh governor wants all to serve community better

:: Riyadh Gov. Prince Faisal bin Bandar wants people to offer their suggestions to serve the community better. He made this call here on Monday at the inauguration of the Second Cultural Street Festival at the Prince Mohammed bin Abdul

Saudi cabinet voices support for Islamic Military Counter Terrorism Coalition efforts to wipe out terrorism

King Salman

:: The Saudi Cabinet has expressed support for an address by Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman at the first meeting of the Islamic Military Counter Terrorism Coalition (IMCTC) and the need for strong coordination between Islamic countries in fighting terrorism.

KSRelief Had It total Impact In Yemen

:: King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSRelief) has carried out 161 projects in all parts of Yemen through 86 local and global partners, KSRelief General Supervisor Dr. Abdullah Al-Rabeeah disclosed. During a meeting with the head of Oslo

Muslim World League chief on mission to wipe out extremist ideology

:: Dr. Mohammed Al-Issa, head of the Muslim World League (MWL), told Reuters during a European tour that his organization will no longer sit by and let Islam be taken hostage by extremists. The push for a more moderate Islam

Saudi VAT impact on consumers

:: The introduction of value-added tax (VAT) next year will directly impact the prices of commodities and services, analysts said. “The price increase will reduce the demand for goods, and this will have a negative effect on companies, most of

Saudi Arabia backs Arab League stance to check Iranian interference

King Salman

:: The Cabinet, chaired by King Salman, on Tuesday reaffirmed the statement issued by the emergency meeting of the Arab League foreign ministers in Cairo and their condemnation of all terror acts committed by Iran and its continued interference in

Independent body rejects criticism of coalition airstrikes in Yemen

Mansour Ahmed Al-Mansour.

:: An independent assessment panel on Yemen found airstrikes launched by the Saudi-led coalition fully justified. The coalition complied with military rules of engagement and international humanitarian laws, the panel said. The coalition on Sunday renewed its call to international

General Authority for Zakat and Income gears up on mutual agreements with ministries to enforce VAT

:: The General Authority for Zakat and Income (GAZI) is geared to sign a cooperation deal with the Ministry of Municipal and Rural Affairs following similar agreements with the Ministry of Labor and Social Development and the Customs Department in

We founded Qatar, we will purge it and get it back, says Sheikh Sultan bin Suhaim

:: We established Qatar and must purge the country and “rescue it before it plunges into chaos and is manipulated by corrupt people,” Qatar’s Sheikh Sultan bin Suhaim has told a tribal meeting of Saudis at Jouf Bani Hajjer in

King Abdul Aziz Center for National Dialogue introduces peace project for cultural communication to foreign diplomats’ wives

:: The King Abdul Aziz Center for National Dialogue (KACND) has introduced its peace project for cultural communication during a meeting that included the wives of diplomatic mission heads accredited to the Kingdom. The Riyadh-based institute recently invited diplomats’ wives

Saudi Crown prince discusses defense cooperation with Lockheed Martin

:: Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman met Marillyn A. Hewson, chairwoman, president and CEO of Lockheed Martin on Tuesday, according to the Saudi Press Agency (SPA). The meeting reviewed the possible areas of partnership, especially in the military industries, and

Saudi Arabia part of solution to tackle climate change: Al-Falih

Khalid Al-Falih

:: Saudi Oil Minister Khalid Al-Falih has said oil-exporting countries such as Saudi Arabia are an integral part of the solution to tackle the challenges of climate change and its adverse economic impacts, according to the Saudi Press Agency (SPA).

Saudi Arabia concerned over female terrorism at universities, schools

King Salman

:: The Cabinet on Tuesday highlighted the threat of female terrorism at universities and schools and stressed the need to prevent women from becoming involved in terrorist and extremist acts. King Salman chaired the Cabinet’s session on Tuesday afternoon at

Europeans flock to Jeddah to compete at Saudi Foodex 2017

:: There is a large European presence at Saudi Arabia’s leading international food and drink trade exhibition, Saudi Foodex 2017, which was opened on Sunday at the Jeddah Center for Forums and Events. Held under the patronage of Prince Abdullah

Saudi Shoura approves study of anti-hate law

:: The Shoura Council approved the study of a draft anti-hate and anti-discrimination law on Monday. The Islamic and Judicial Affairs Committee requested the study of the proposed law, which criminalizes acts that involve aversion to any religion and the

King Abdul Aziz City for Science and Technology approves Mathaqi as an incubated project for delivery of homemade food

:: The King Abdul Aziz City for Science and Technology (KACST) on Monday announced that Mathaqi has been accepted as an incubated project, which has already created employment opportunities for Saudi women to earn an average monthly income of SR4,000

Recent economic reforms instrumental to Saudi Arabia’s new World Bank ranking

:: The Ministry of Commerce and Investment has claimed that the Kingdom’s recent economic reforms have facilitated the country to be ranked as 10th in a report on the World Bank’s Minority Protection Index during the current month of November.

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