Putin and Erdogan warn of rising tension after Trump’s decision on Jerusalem

:: Russian President Vladimir Putin and Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan warned against the repercussions of Washington’s recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel asserting it would be the cause More »

Saudi Commission for Tourism and National Heritage chief highlights tourism’s role in maintaining peace

:: Saudi Commission for Tourism and National Heritage (SCTH) President Prince Sultan bin Salman on Monday iterated that Saudi Arabia’s care for tourism and heritage represents its care for the global human More »

Fighting corruption is a must to achieve development goals, says Muslim World League chief

:: Referring to corruption as a “black hole” that hinders the development process of a nation, Dr. Mohammad bin Abdul Karim Al-Issa called for confronting this menace in all ways possible. Al-Issa, More »

King Salman’s speech will serve as guideline for Shoura, says council member

:: Guidelines for addressing local and regional challenges with a special reference to domestic and foreign policies, will be spelled out by King Salman on Wednesday, and will set the tone for More »

Trump’s Jerusalem decision could help militants — UAE’s Sheikh Mohammed

:: US President Donald Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital could provide a lifeline to militants after the setbacks they suffered this year, the de facto leader of the United More »


Tag Archives: United Kingdom

British PM Theresa May arrives in Saudi Arabia on official visit

:: British Prime Minister Theresa May has arrived in Saudi Arabia’s Riyadh on an official visit on Wednesday night. Upon her arrival at King Salman Airbase, she was received by Prince Faisal bin Bandar bin Abdulaziz, Governor of Riyadh region;

British PM May embarks on visit to Saudi Arabia, Jordan

:: Prime Minister Theresa May left London late Tuesday for a three-day visit to the Middle East, where she will meet Saudi and Jordanian leaders in a bid to bolster regional ties. The British leader will hold talks on issues

Is Europe on the Verge of a New Era for Far-Right Politics?

Harun Yahya

By : Harun Yahya :: The rise of far right movements in recent elections in countries such as Germany, Holland and Poland in the wake of Britain’s Brexit decision was recently followed by Austria. The People’s Party (ÖVP), led by

UK Cabinet accepts minister Patel’s resignation after secret Israel meetings

:: The British government on Wednsday accepted the resignation of international development secretary Priti Patel amid demands she be fired over unauthorized meetings with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and other Israeli politicians. Britain’s Press Association news agency and other

Ambassador launches Saudi wing at London travel fair

:: Prince Mohammed bin Nawaf bin Abdul Aziz, Saudi ambassador to the United Kingdom, on Tuesday opened the Kingdom’s pavilion at the World Travel Market 2017 (WTM) in London with the participation of the Saudi Commission for Tourism and National

A country in denial over 100 years of betrayal

Chris Doyle

By : Chris Doyle :: The tensions over the 100th anniversary of the Balfour Declaration are accelerating to the long-expected fever pitch, outside Israel-Palestine and nowhere more so than in Britain. Already there has been a row over the decision

Why Britain should apologize for this wretched promise

Daoud Kuttab

By : Daoud Kuttab :: For Palestinians, the 20th century was a unique opportunity for independence that was dashed by a promise from one who did not own — Britain — to those who were undeserving — Jewish Zionists. From

Sex allegations mount in British politics

Theresa May

:: Westminster came under further scrutiny of its handling of sexual harassment on Tuesday after a Labour activist said she was raped by a party member and another woman said she was assaulted by an MP. Bex Bailey, a former

Hillary Clinton says Brexit uncertainty affecting children

Hillary Clinton

:: Children are being given “short shrift” in the Brexit process, with some left feeling worried and unsafe, Hillary Clinton said Saturday. The 2016 US presidential candidate spoke at Swansea University in Wales, which presented her with an honorary doctorate.

Britain’s ‘firm’ commitment to Iran deal not seen breaking Gulf ties

:: UK Prime Minister Theresa May reaffirmed Britain’s commitment to a 2015 Iran nuclear deal on Tuesday in a telephone conversation with US President Donald Trump ahead of a key US decision on whether Tehran has stuck to the terms

Lights, camera, action – London’s Film Festival opens

:: Red carpets are being unrolled as the British capital prepares to play host to some of international cinema’s big names for the 12 days of the London Film Festival. The opening night gala is the European premiere of “Breathe”,

Boris Johnson: Sirte can be next Dubai – only if ‘dead bodies are cleared away’

:: British Foreign Minister Boris Johnson came under fire Tuesday for saying Libya could become a magnet for tourists and investors — if it can “clear the dead bodies away” first. Reflecting on his August visit to Libya, strife-torn since

Boris Johnson under fire for ‘dead bodies’ Libya gaffe

Boris Johnson

:: British Foreign Minister Boris Johnson came under fire Tuesday for saying Libya could become a magnet for tourists and investors — if it can “clear the dead bodies away” first. Reflecting on his August visit to Libya, strife-torn since

Indian tycoon Vijay Mallya faces new charges; free on bail

Vijay Mallya

:: The Indian government has brought a new money-laundering charge against a prominent Indian tycoon who is fighting extradition from Britain, prosecutors said Tuesday. Britain’s Crown Prosecution Service said Vijay Mallya appeared in court and was released on bail. He

Brexit uncertainty prompts shock British construction contraction

:: Britain’s construction companies in September reported the sharpest fall in activity since just after June 2016’s Brexit vote, as clients put projects on hold due to uncertainty over the economy. Although construction makes up just 6 percent of Britain’s

Crass cliches about Arab Muslims are spreading hatred and fear across Britain

Nabila Ramdani

By : Nabila Ramdani :: Ask a British person what an Arab looks like and descriptions are likely to fall somewhere between the enigmatic desert chieftain played by Omar Sharif in “Lawrence of Arabia” and the tawny, unshaven terrorist schemers

Six injured in London acid attack

:: The London Metropolitan Police said an acid attack has taken place on Saturday evening in eastern London, injuring at least six people. “Police were called just before 8 p.m. on Saturday to the area around Stratford Shopping Centre to

UK police investigate reports of blast on London underground train

:: Heavily armed police rushed to an incident at a London underground station on Friday with local media reporting there had been an explosion on a train. A Reuters witness could see six ambulances, fire engines and a helicopter at

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