Tag Archives: Saudi Arabia

Syrian opposition: Saudi Arabia not involved in choosing Geneva delegates

The spokesperson of the Syrian High Negotiations Committee has confirmed that Saudi Arabia was not involved in deciding the delegates of the Syrian opposition who will be heading to Geneva in the coming week for peace talks. “Saudi Arabia has

Al-Jubeir: Iran is the main sponsor of global terror

Adel al-Jubeir.

Saudi Arabia’s foreign minister on Sunday rejected Iranian calls for dialogue saying Tehran was the main sponsor of terrorism in the world, a destabilizing force in the Middle East and wanted to “destroy us.” “Iran remains the single main sponsor

Iran dismisses new US pressure, calls for ‘mutual respect’

Iran’s foreign minister brushed aside new pressure from the United States on Sunday, declaring that his country is “unmoved by threats” but responds well to respect. President Donald Trump has repeatedly criticized the 2015 nuclear agreement between Iran, the US

KSA provides 12m vaccines for Yemeni children

The King Salman Center for Relief and Humanitarian Aid (KSRelief) provided health and environmental services to many Yemeni governorates in addition to providing principal medical equipment and 12 million vaccines for children. A report by the KSRelief disclosed its role

Unraveling the mystery over ‘Muslim NATO’ chief Raheel Sharif

For most analysts and watchers of Pakistan, the appointment of General Raheel Sharif as head of the Saudi-led military coalition continues to be shrouded in mystery. They either see little progress since the announcement or cannot comprehend what it really

Saudi forces defend Yemen border, stop Houthi advance

Saudi forces defended the border with Yemen from Houthi militias, stopping them from getting closer, Al Arabiya reported. At least four Houthis were killed after attempting to approach the Saudi-Yemen border. The militias, who wore uniforms of the deposed president’s

Saudi King Salman receives Bahrain crown prince, Malaysian defense minister

Saudi Arabia’s King Salman bin Abdulaziz al-Saud met with Bahrain’s Crown Prince Salman bin Hamad al-Khalifa as well as Malaysian Defense Minister Hishammuddin Hussein and the accompanying delegation. During his meeting with both the Bahraini and Malaysian leaders, Saudi King

Arab coalition to investigate claims related to targeting of civilians in Yemen

The Arab coalition on Thursday said that it will investigate claims that it targeted a gathering of civilians in Sanaa, a statement said. That statement said: “We are aware of media reports that Houthi militias are claiming that Yemeni civilians

Saudi foreign minister optimistic about overcoming Mideast challenges

Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir said on Thursday he was optimistic about overcoming “the many challenges” in the Middle East and looked forward to working with the administration of US President Donald Trump. Asked if he was concerned that the

Saudi Arabia dismantles four ISIS cells, arrests 18 individuals

Saudi Arabia has dismantled at least four Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) cells made up of 18 individuals inside the kingdom, officials from the interior ministry confirmed. Fifteen of those arrested were Saudi nationals while the remaining three

After invading Syria, does Hezbollah threaten Israel or Turkish-Saudi interests?

When the Shiite group’s fighters first poured into Syria to fight the mostly Sunni rebels, many observers expected Hezbollah to be worn down and its reputation as the pre-eminent anti-Israel force to be tarnished as it was dragged into a

Saudi Arabia, Turkey have identical views on regional conflicts

Ties between the Kingdom and Turkey are set to scale new heights as their interests align on key regional issues following talks between King Salman and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan here Tuesday. The summit at Al-Yamamah Palace also focused

Crown Prince Mohamed bin Naif meets with Erdogan

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Naif bin Abdulaziz, Deputy Premier and Minister of Interior, met with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Republic of Turkey on Monday. During the meeting, the Crown Prince reviewed bilateral relations binding Saudi Arabia and Turkey.

King Salman discusses regional developments with Turkey’s Erdogan

King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud held at Al-Yammamh Palace a session of official talks with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Republic of Turkey. During the session of talks, they reviewed bilateral relations and aspects of cooperation between the two

Civil Defense put on alert after rainstorms hit Asir region

Civil Defense forces in Asir continued their rescue efforts Tuesday of several people stranded due to floods. Flooding in the region caused road closures and the launch of warning sirens in Abha dam area. Civil Defense authorities said that rescue

Deputy Crown Prince reviews bilateral relations with Erdogan

Saudi Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, Second Deputy Premier and Minister of Defense, met with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Republic of Turkey. During the meeting, they reviewed bilateral relations between the two countries and ways of

North Train to run through Saudi desert by the end of February

The Saudi Railway Company (SAR) is set to launch its first cross-desert North Train ride on February 26, Minister of Transportation, Suleiman bin Abdullah Al-Hamdan, announced. The North Train will run through the Saudi desert from the middle of the

President of World Bank Group praises Saudi Arabia’s Vision 2030

King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud received President of the World Bank Group, Dr. Jim Kim and his accompanying delegation at Al-Yamamah Palace in Riyadh on Monday. During the meeting, they discussed aspects of cooperation between the Kingdom and the

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