Cabinet welcomes Saudi-Bahrain Coordinating Council

:: The Saudi Cabinet on Tuesday thanked foreign leaders, officials, envoys and citizens for their condolences on the death of Prince Bandar bin Abdul Aziz, brother of King Salman. Chaired by the More »

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’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 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 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 »

 

Tag Archives: ROHINGYA MUSLIMS

Thousands of Rohingya flee ‘no man’s land’ after resettlement talks

:: Thousands of Rohingya Muslims have fled a strip of land on the border between Myanmar and Bangladesh after the two countries met to discuss resettling them, an official and a community leader said. The United Nations refugee agency has

UN chief raises alarm over Rohingya in speech before Suu Kyi

:: The United Nations chief has expressed alarm over the tragic plight of Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar in remarks before that country’s leader, Aung San Suu Kyi. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said late Monday the ongoing humanitarian crisis can cause regional

Myanmar says UN move could harm talks with Bangladesh

:: Myanmar said on Wednesday that a UN Security Council statement on the Rohingya refugee crisis could “seriously harm” its talks with Bangladesh over repatriating more than 600,000 people who have fled there to escape a Myanmar military crackdown. The

UN condemns violence in Myanmar forcing Rohingyas to flee

:: The UN Security Council unanimously approved a statement Monday strongly condemning the violence that has caused more than 600,000 Rohingya Muslims to flee from Myanmar to Bangladesh, a significant step that still fell short of a stronger resolution that

Saudi Arabia pledges $20m for Rohingya refugees

:: Saudi Arabia pledged $20 million in aid to Rohingya refugees at Monday’s Rohingya Refugee Crisis Pledging Conference in Geneva. The conference was co-hosted by the EU and Kuwait, and organized by the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), the

India says Myanmar must take back Rohingya Muslims

:: India’s foreign minister told Bangladesh’s government that Myanmar must take back Rohingya Muslims to resolve one of Asia’s largest refugee crises in decades, the government said. Indian Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj conveyed her message Sunday during a meeting with

Rohingya refugee influx inspires Bangladeshi aid — and worry

:: They had seen the images of Rohingya Muslim refugees arriving hungry and exhausted after traveling days without food to reach Myanmar’s border with Bangladesh. They had heard the stories of gunshot wounds and midnight escapes from angry mobs and

Saudi Arabia is concerned about helping refugees, easing their suffering globally: Envoy

:: Saudi Ambassador to the UN Abdul Aziz Al-Wassel said that the Kingdom has attached great importance to the refugees and their suffering all around the world, and has led an effective role in this field through all the support

UK Prince Charles’s tour of southeast Asia leaves out Myanmar

:: Britain’s Prince Charles will tour southeast Asia and India later this month, but the heir to the throne will not visit Myanmar, after a spate of violence and allegations that authorities are carrying out ethnic cleansing. Media reports last

The politicization of the Nobel Prize

By : Sigurd Neubauer :: Every October, the Norwegian Nobel Institute announces the winner of the annual Nobel Peace Prize. Among some of the worthy recipients include Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos in 2016, “for his resolute efforts to bring

Evidence of rape in Myanmar army ‘cleansing’ campaign

:: Doctors treating some of the 429,000 Rohingya Muslims who have fled to Bangladesh from Myanmar in recent weeks have seen dozens of women with injuries consistent with violent sexual attacks, UN clinicians and other health workers said. The medics’

At UN, Bangladesh PM urges ‘safe zones’ for Myanmar’s Rohingya

:: Bangladesh’s prime minister on Thursday proposed creating UN-supervised safe zones inside Myanmar to protect Rohingya Muslims who are fleeing a military crackdown to seek refuge in her country. “These people must be able to return to their homeland in

Saudi Arabia urges international community to find solution for Rohingya Muslims

:: Saudi Arabia said the issue of the Muslim minority in Myanmar is a top concern for the Kingdom and calls on the international community to intensify its efforts to stop the apparently systematic ethnic cleaning campaign against the Rohingya

Lawyer finds fault with India’s security threat bogey

:: “I’m really scared. Where I will go if the Indian government throws me out of the country?” asked Ali Chan, a 31-year-old Rohingya Muslim living as a refugee in India since 2011. Fellow Rohingya Muan Rafique said: “Until the

As world leaders meet at UN, opinion hardens against Myanmar

:: International opinion hardened against Myanmar on Monday as the US, Britain and other powers renewed calls for an end to violence against Rohingya Muslims, whose plight is overshadowing the Southeast Asian nation’s historic transition to democracy. A year ago

Suu Kyi says Myanmar does not fear ‘international scrutiny’ over Rohingya crisis

:: Aung San Suu Kyi said Tuesday she “feels deeply” for the suffering of “all people” caught up in conflict scorching through Rakhine state, her first comments on a crisis that also mentioned Muslims displaced by violence. “We are concerned

“We will kill you all“: Rohingya villagers in Myanmar beg for safe passage

:: Thousands of Rohingya Muslims in violence-racked northwest Myanmar are pleading with authorities for safe passage from two remote villages that are cut off by hostile Buddhists and running short of food. “We’re terrified,” Maung Maung, a Rohingya official at

Hospital overwhelmed by Rohingya with lost limbs and bullet wounds

:: Dozens of Rohingya refugees are being treated in a Bangladesh hospital for bullet wounds and blast injuries suffered in their flight from persecution in Rakhine state in Myanmar. Many have lost limbs and eyes in land mine explosions, and

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