King Salman promotes, appoints 25 judges at various levels

King Salman promotes, appoints 25 judges at various levels

:: King Salman issued a royal decree on Monday promoting 25 judges at the Board of Grievances at various levels. The Kingdom is taking various measures to revolutionize its judicial system. Recently, More »

Saudi Arabia intercepts Houthi missiles heading toward Mecca, Jeddah

Saudi Arabia intercepts Houthi missiles heading toward Mecca, Jeddah

:: Saudi Arabia’s air forces on Monday intercepted two Houthi ballistic missiles over Taif, one heading for Mecca and the other for Jeddah, according to eyewitnesses. The Kingdom’s air defense forces were More »

Trump: If Iran wants to fight then that will be its official end

Trump: If Iran wants to fight then that will be its official end

:: US President Donald Trump threatened Iran in a tweet on Sunday, raising concerns about a potential US-Iran conflict at a time when tensions between Washington and Tehran have risen. “If Iran More »

Saudi Arabia’s Al-Jubeir: ‘We don’t want war but we will defend ourselves’

Saudi Arabia’s Al-Jubeir: ‘We don’t want war but we will defend ourselves’

:: Saudi Arabia is doing its best to avoid war in the region but stands ready to respond with “all strength and determination” to defend itself from any threat, the Kingdom’s top More »

King Salman convenes summit of Gulf and Arab states

King Salman convenes summit of Gulf and Arab states

:: Saudi Arabia’s King Salman has called for the convening of two summits of Gulf and Arab states to be held on May 30 in Makkah. The meeting will be held in More »

 

Tag Archives: UAE

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

Gargash: Iran continues to publish false news against UAE, Saudi Arabia

:: The UAE’s Minister for Foreign Affairs, Anwar al-Gargash, said on Wednesday that “false news against the UAE and Saudi Arabia continue to surface from Iranian sources.” Making the statement via his personal twitter handle, Gargash said: “Such news emanate

Saudi Arabia funds humanitarian plan in Yemen with half a billion dollars

:: Saudi Arabia has raised $0.5 bln to contribute to the ‘humanitarian plan’ in Yemen, and the United Arab Emirates has granted the same amount. The United Nations Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres, said Tuesday from Geneva at a conference held for

UAE minister Gargash: Saudi Crown Prince’s visit to US could be game changer

:: UAE Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Anwar Gargash said on Monday that the Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s visit to the US, which began on Tuesday, carries a special significance. In a tweet, Gargash said the crown

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