Saudi attorney general says authorities closely monitoring Jeddah floods

:: Saudi Attorney General Sheikh Saud al-Mojeb issued directives to the head of the Public Prosecution Branch in the Mecca region and the head of the Department of Jeddah province and all More »

Saudi Arabia backs Arab League stance to check Iranian interference

:: The Cabinet, chaired by King Salman, on Tuesday reaffirmed the statement issued by the emergency meeting of the Arab League foreign ministers in Cairo and their condemnation of all terror acts More »

Saudi Arabia steps up oil diplomacy ahead of OPEC meeting

:: Saudi Energy Minister Khalid Al-Falih and his staff are busy these days. The minister and some of his aides are in continuous talks with global producers to convince them to attend More »

Yemeni vice president warns against Houthi backstabbing

:: The Yemeni Vice President General Ali Mohsen al-Ahmar has reaffirmed that the “Houthi party represents Iran’s claws in Yemen, the Arabian Peninsula and the region.” Ahmar also said that Yemenis cannot More »

Saudi crown prince donates SR12 million to support charitable societies in southern region

:: Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has donated SR12 million from his own account to charitable societies in the southern region of the Kingdom to supplement the support already being provided to More »



UN envoy: Conflict likely if Palestinians fail to agree

:: The UN’s Mideast envoy says reconciliation talks between Palestinian rivals Fatah and Hamas must succeed, warning that failure “will most likely result in another devastating conflict.” Nickolay Mladenov told the Security Council Monday that “critical intra-Palestinian talks” are scheduled

UN resolution calls on Iranian militia fighters to exit Syrian conflict

:: The UN General Assembly has passed a resolution against serious human rights violations in Syria, most notably is their call on Iranian militias to leave Syria. The UN resolution condemned systematic violations and abuses against Syrian civilians since the

Yemen ports to open ‘within 24 hours’: Saudi envoy

:: The Saudi-led military coalition fighting in Yemen will reopen some of the country’s ports and airports within hours, though a key aid route will stay shut until Riyadh clamps down on weapons smuggling, a Saudi envoy said on Monday

Saudi Arabia calls on UN Security Council for action against Iran

:: Saudi Arabia called on the United Nations Security Council to take appropriate measures against Iran’s active support of terrorism saying that it is seeking to compromise the security of the Kingdom and the region. In a letter presented by

UN condemns violence in Myanmar forcing Rohingyas to flee

:: The UN Security Council unanimously approved a statement Monday strongly condemning the violence that has caused more than 600,000 Rohingya Muslims to flee from Myanmar to Bangladesh, a significant step that still fell short of a stronger resolution that

Al-Maalami: The coalition has taken specific measures to avoid injuring civilians

:: Saudi Arabia’s UN envoy, Abdullah al-Maalami, said that the Arab coalition forces had taken specific measures to avoid injuring civilians in Yemen. He added that the UN report proved that the Houthi militias along with the fighters of the

UN envoy seeks to further initiatives to end violence in Yemen

:: United Nations envoy to Yemen met with senior Yemeni and Saudi officials in Riyadh to discuss his initiatives to end fighting in Yemen. UN Special Envoy for Yemen Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed stressing that “this is at heart a

Saudi Arabia slams UN for ‘unacceptable’ use of ‘yellow journalism’

:: The First Secretary of the Saudi Permanent UN Mission on Tuesday slammed the organization for relying on “yellow journalism” in a report alleging human rights abuses. Noura Al-Jabreen also launched a staunch defense of the Kingdom’s record in Yemen

Russia vetoes extension of mission probing chemical weapons use in Syria

:: Russia cast a veto at the United Nations Security Council on Tuesday preventing the renewal of the mandate for a mission that investigates the use of chemical weapons in Syria. The investigation by the United Nations and the Organization

UN ends month-long Libya talks in Tunisia without proposing new date

:: Month-long UN-backed talks aimed at bridging differences between rival Libyan factions ended on Saturday with no discernable progress towards stabilizing the country and paving the way for elections. A month ago UN envoy Ghassan Salame, the latest in a

Saudi Arabia urges United Nations to ensure greater credibility in its reports

:: Saudi Arabia on Friday urged the United Nations to practice greater credibility, enforce greater precision and rely on official news platforms to obtain the information used in its reports and statements. “The UN should not rely on platforms that

UN concerned by reports of forced displacement of Kurds in N.Iraq

:: The United Nations expressed concern on Thursday at reports by Kurdish officials that civilians, mainly Kurds, were being forcibly displaced in northern Iraq and their houses and businesses looted and destroyed. “The United Nations urges the Government of Iraq

North Korea says ‘a nuclear war may break out any moment’

Kim In Ryong

:: North Korea’s deputy UN ambassador warned Monday that the situation on the Korean peninsula “has reached the touch-and-go point and a nuclear war may break out any moment.” Kim In Ryong told the UN General Assembly’s disarmament committee that

UN opens second line of contact with Houthis in Hezbollah stronghold

:: Diplomats in New York told Lebanese daily An-Nahar that the office of UN envoy for Yemen Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed has opened a “second” line of contact with the Houthis via the Almasirah television channel that broadcasts from Beirut’s

Mekhlafi: UN only sees Yemen’s tragedy through Sanaa’s suffering

:: In its latest report on violations of children, the United Nations has ignored abuses committed by Houthi militias against Yemeni minors, Yemen’s Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Abdulmalik al-Mekhlafi told a press conference on Tuesday. During

UN slaps globalport ban on ships for N. Korea sanctions violations

:: The UN has slapped a global port ban on four vessels found violating sanctions against North Korea, the head of an expert panel said Monday. “There are four vessels that have been designated by the Committee. The designation doesn’t

French media cast doubts over Qatari bid to grab top UNESCO position

:: Qatar’s candidate to head UNESCO is leading a preliminary vote held in Paris on Monday. But French media outlets are casting doubts over the 19 votes Hamad bin Abdulaziz al-Kawari received in the first round of voting. Kawari is

Arab League secretary-general spokesman: UN report on Yemen requires more precision

:: “The annual report by Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on children in armed conflict, and the allegations it included against the Saudi-led coalition to restore legitimacy in Yemen, requires more precision, investigation and research,” Mahmoud Afifi, the official spokesman of the

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