Yemeni vice president: Iran’s dangers are a threat to our nation’s future

:: Yemeni Vice President Lt. Gen. Ali Mohsen Saleh has described Iran as a “source of danger” and said it poses a threat to Yemen’s future. The official Yemeni More »

Tunisia’s Grand Mufti ‘to appear before the judiciary on corruption charges’

:: Controversy is brewing in Tunisia after several media outlets began reporting that the judiciary is mulling charging the country’s Grand Mufti Sheikh Othman Battikh with corruption charges. Local More »

Abdullah Al-Thani hopes ‘Qatar will cooperate to facilitate Hajj pilgrims’

:: Qatar’s Sheikh Abdullah bin Ali Al-Thani has said he regrets the inability of pilgrims from Qatar to travel to Saudi Arabia directly from Hamad International Airport via Saudia More »

Russian jets kill more than 200 ISIS militants near Syria’s Deir al-Zor

:: Russia’s air force has destroyed a large column of ISIS fighters on their way to the Syrian city of Deir al-Zor, killing over 200 militants, Russian news agencies More »

Pentagon’s Mattis again seeks to reassure US allies

:: Defense Secretary Jim Mattis travels to the Middle East and eastern Europe next week to play the increasingly familiar role of reassuring allies that the United States is More »

 

Tag Archives: SAUDI

300 volunteers help Yemeni pilgrims at border crossing

:: Yemeni pilgrims traveling through the land border with Saudi Arabia have found for the first time this year a number of volunteer services to provide water, toilets, medical clinics and temporary accommodation to facilitate their pilgrimage.

Saudia: Passengers to US can carry electronic devices beginning today

:: Saudi Arabian Airlines has confirmed that the ban on taking electronic devices inside the cabin with passengers was lifted and passengers traveling to the United States can now carry their electronic devices with them beginning today.

Saudi aviation student killed in US plane crash

:: A Saudi commercial flight student was killed in a twin-engine plane crash in the River To Sea Preserve near the St. Johns County line in the US on Thursday, National Transportation Safety Board Investigator Joshua Cawthra

High living costs as food, travel prices shoot up in Qatar

:: Living costs in Qatar have become far more expensive following boycott by all of Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Bahrain and Egypt, Al Arabiya’s sister news channel, Al Hadath reported on Wednesday. Food prices have doubled and

Coalition forces find naval mine northwest of Yemen’s Midi Port

:: Coalition forces, who are backing the internationally recognized government in Yemen, discovered on Monday a naval mine southwest of the southern Arabian Peninsula’s Midi port. The Yemeni national army dismantled the mine right away without causing

UAE: Qatar denying consequences of its policies is ‘strange”

:: The UAE Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, Anwar Gargash, tweeted on Thursday that Qatar denying the “damages” caused by its policies toward Bahrain, Saudi Arabia and other Arab countries is “strange.” Gargash said there were

Saudi-Venezuelan ties to reach new heights: Envoy

Joseba Achutegui

:: Bilateral relations between Saudi Arabia and Venezuela are set to take a leap forward with the holding of a Joint Committee Meeting in Riyadh at the end of this year, according to Joseba Achutegui, the Venezuelan

Saudi minister says Qatar boycott to remain in place

:: Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir said on Wednesday that a boycott of Qatar will remain in place after the Gulf emirate rejected conditions to end a diplomatic crisis. “The boycott will remain,” he said at a

Qatari FM: Measures expected by Arab states must be in line with intl law

:: Qatari Foreign Minister Sheik Mohammed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani said on Wednesday that the expected punitive measures by Arab powers must be in line with the international law, Al Arabiya News Channel reported. He said there is

Qatar dismisses Gulf demands but says ready to discuss ‘legitimate issues’

:: Qatar is ready to discuss “legitimate issues” with Arab states to end a regional crisis, but it said a list presented by them last week contained some demands that were impossible to be met because they

Saudi Embassy in Philippines warns against visiting public places

:: The Saudi Embassy in Manila has warned visiting citizens against visiting public places in the Philippines. In a statement issued on June 29, it also advised Saudi tourists to take caution when visiting the country. “Given

Reports: Kuwait will deny entry of figures on Qatar-linked terror list

:: Kuwait has said it will not allow the entry of figures who are currently named on a Qatar-linked terrorism blacklist by Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Bahrain and Egypt, local media reported on Tuesday. Saudi Arabia, Egypt,

Saudi Crown Prince to Al-Azhar Sheikh: Muslims count on their institutes

:: Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman told Al-Azhar’s Sheikh Ahmed Al-Tayeb that Muslims count on Islamic institutes in the upcoming period to encounter terrorism. Egypt’s Al-Azhar is Sunni Islam’s most revered institution. The conversation took place

UAE: Attack attempt in Saudi bolsters our will to eliminate terrorism

:: UAE’s Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Abdullah bin Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan said Saturday that the recent terrorist attack attempt targeting Mecca’s Grand Mosque will only increase “our will” to encounter those who

Iraqi official: ‘Liberating minds from extremism’ not just land is key

:: Iraqi parliament Speaker Salim al-Jabouri told Al Arabiya News Channel in an interview on Friday evening that “liberating minds from extremist ideology” is far more important than just freeing territories seized by ISIS. Jabouri made his

Saudi forces eliminate dozens of Houthis after foiled attack near border

:: Saudi forces have eliminated dozens of Iran-backed Houthi militias near the border city of Jazan after the latter attempted an attack, which was foiled, Al Arabiya’s sister news channel Al-Hadath reported Thursday. Military equipment belonging to

Saudis pledge allegiance to new Crown Prince in official ceremony

:: Saudis on Wednesday evening have pledged allegiance to their new Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, 31, at the Safa Palace in Makkah. After his arrival to the palace, the Crown Prince was seen kissing the

US: Saudis, allies have list of demands for Qatar to resolve spat

:: US Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson said in a statement on Wednesday that Saudi Arabia and its allies have prepared a list of demands for Qatar to resolve the ongoing spat between them. “In regards

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