Khalid bin Salman: Capture of ISIS leader shows commitment to eradicate terror

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 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 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 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 »

Iran says it welcomes any diffusion of tensions in region

Iran says it welcomes any diffusion of tensions in region

:: Iran’s foreign ministry spokesman said on Monday Tehran welcomes any diffusion of tensions in the Gulf region following weeks of deteriorating relations with Washington. “We welcome diffusion of tensions in the More »

 

Tag Archives: UAE

Pompeo discussed countering the Iranian threat during UAE visit: US mission

:: The US Mission in the United Arab Emirates said on Monday that US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo discussed countering the threat from Iran in the region with Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed. The mission had earlier

Saudi Arabia, UAE, UK and US condemn Iran’s actions in the region

:: Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, the United Kingdom and the United States have released a joint statement expressing their concern over escalating tensions in the region and the dangers posed by Iran’s destabilizing activities in Yemen and the

Gargash: Gulf tensions can only be addressed politically

Anwar Gargash

:: The UAE’s Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Anwar Gargash on Sunday said that tensions in the Gulf “can only be addressed politically.” On his official Twitter account, the minister said that the current crisis has been “long in

New batch of Saudi ambassadors sworn in before king

:: Newly appointed Saudi ambassadors were sworn in before Saudi Arabia’s King Salman on Tuesday at the al-Yamamah Palace in Riyadh. Among the new diplomats are Prince Mansour bin Nasser bin Abdul-Aziz, ambassador to Switzerland, Prince Faisal bin Farhan, Saudi

Saudi-UAE business forum to discuss bilateral ties

:: The second Saudi-UAE Business Forum will be held in Riyadh on Thursday. Attendees, including Saudi Minister of Commerce and Investment Majid Al-Qassabi and the UAE’s Minister of the Economy Sultan Al-Mansouri, will address key issues to bolster bilateral ties.

UAE’s Gargash: GCC continues to function despite Qatar crisis

:: The United Arab Emirates said on Thursday that the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) continues to function despite crisis with Qatar. UAE Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Anwar Gargash tweeted saying that the upcoming summit in Riyadh and the

Saudi Arabia’s interior minister receives UAE counterpart in Riyadh for security meeting

:: Saudi Arabia’s Minister of Interior Prince Abdulaziz bin Saud bin Naif has held official talks with his counterpart in the UAE Sheikh Saif bin Zayed, the UAE Deputy Prime Minister, who arrived in Riyadh on Wednesday. The two sides

Gargash on Yemen: A stable state cannot exist with unlawful militias

:: Proposed UN-led talks in Sweden mark a “critical opportunity” to bring peace to war-torn Yemen after four years of conflict, a top Emirati official said Tuesday. The comments from the United Arab Emirates, which is part of the pro-legitimacy

King Salman meets British Foreign Minister Jeremy Hunt

:: King Salman held talks with British foreign minister Jeremy Hunt in Riyadh on Monday to discuss the latest developments in the region. Hunt also held talks with Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, Saudi Press Agency said. Speaking before the

‘Hundreds of targets’ in Qatar-linked hack, say lawyers for US lobbyist Broidy

:: Lawyers of Republican lobbyist Elliott Broidy said that hundreds of people, including senior officials from Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Egypt, Bahrain and Syria, were targeted by cybercriminals working for agents of the Qatari government. Broidy, known as a top

Iran threatens UAE after tweet by Emirati writer on Ahwaz attack

:: Iran on Sunday summoned the top diplomat of the United Arab Emirates over a tweet attributed to a UAE writer on the weekend’s attack on an Iranian military parade in Ahwaz province. The Emirati charge d’affaires was summoned to

Pakistan’s PM Imran Khan begins state visit to UAE

:: Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan arrived in Abu Dhabi on Wednesday on a state visit to the UAE, reported Emirates News Agency (WAM). Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of

Saudi ambassador to US: Red Sea security is vital for Saudi Arabia, region

:: Saudi Arabia’s ambassador to the United States, Prince Khalid bin Salman, said the signing of the peace agreement between Ethiopia and Eritrea is part of the kingdom’s foreign policy in establishing peace and stability. “The Kingdom has always been

Saudi force comes out fighting in joint ‘Bright Star’ drill

:: Saudi Arabian forces have joined a US-Egyptian Bright Star exercise along with military units from Greece, Britain, Jordan, the UAE, Italy and France. Observers from 16 other countries will monitor the exercise in Egypt, which is designed to strengthen

Canada to seek UAE, UK help in resolving rift with Saudi Arabia

:: Canada plans to seek help from United Arab Emirates and Britain to defuse an escalating diplomatic dispute with Saudi Arabia, Reuters reported on Tuesday, as traders revealed the Arab state would no longer buy Canadian wheat and barley. The

Saudi, UAE, Bahrain, Egypt file Qatar airspace dispute to International Court of Justice

:: Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Egypt announced on Wednesday a move to submit a dispute with Qatar regarding their sovereign airspace to the International Court of Justice. A Saudi Press Agency statement said that the file

UAE minister: Qatar crisis won’t be solved by non-Gulf mediation

:: United Arab Emirates Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Anwar Gargash said that Qatar’s crisis with its neighbors could only be solved within the gulf and not through outside help. In a tweet posted on Tuesday, Gargash urged Qatar

UAE says Qatari fighter jets intercepted civilian plane

:: The United Arab Emirates said on Sunday that Qatari fighter planes had intercepted a civilian aircraft carrying 86 passengers aboard a flight bound for Bahrain, UAE state news agency WAM reported. The agency added that the Emirati civilian craft

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