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: USA

Saudi King receives US Secretary of energy

:: King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud received at Al-Yamamah Palace United States Secretary of Energy Rick Perry. At the outset of the reception, the Secretary conveyed to the King and the Crown Prince the greetings of President Donald Trump

Well done, America, you’ve crushed Daesh. Now what?

Chris Doyle

By : Chris Doyle :: Of all the cities in the Middle East that have been flattened in the past five years, and the list is long, Raqqa has been crushed to the greatest silence. The city was “slaughtered silently.”

NAACP warns African-Americans against travel on American Air

:: The NAACP is warning African-Americans that if they fly on American Airlines, they may face discrimination or even safety issues. American’s CEO said Wednesday that he was disappointed by the announcement and that American wants to discuss the matter

First spokeswoman appointed at Saudi embassy in Washington

Fatimah Baeshen

:: Fatimah Baeshen has been appointed as the first female spokesperson for the Saudi Embassy in Washington DC. Baeshan announced her new posting in a tweet on Wednesday morning. Baeshan was a director at the Washington based think tank Arabia

Why is David Urban a top pick for US ambassador to Saudi Arabia?

David Urban

:: David Urban, who helped engineer President Trump’s win in Pennsylvania, is the top choice to become the US Ambassador to Saudi Arabia, a source familiar with the process confirmed to CBS. The report said that Urban is the president

Millions in US get set for rare total solar eclipse

:: Skygazers across the United States awoke in excited anticipation Monday of witnessing the Sun briefly disappear, with the first total solar eclipse in 99 years to cast a shadow on the entire continent just hours away. Millions of travelers

Trump to skip annual Kennedy Centre Honours

:: US President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump will not attend the annual Kennedy Centre Honours in December, the White House has announced. “The President and First Lady have decided not to participate in this year’s activities to

Hackers threaten to leak ‘Games of Thrones’ season 7 finale

:: After several HBO Twitter accounts were hacked earlier this week, the hackers have reportedly threatened to release the finale of ‘Game of Thrones’ season seven ahead of its air date. They have also threatened to release the passwords for

As Trump tweets, US ‘cold monster’ starts to awaken

Amir Taheri

By : Amir Taheri :: How is Donald Trump doing? In the past couple of weeks, this question has been making the rounds in political and punditry circles, as people ponder the new US president’s first six months. The answer

Kuwait announces measures against North Korea

:: Kuwaiti authorities have begun taking measures against North Korea, including stopping direct flights to and from Pyongyang, state news agency KUNA cited an official source in Kuwait’s foreign ministry as saying on Thursday. The official source said the measures

Kuwait refutes ‘existence of large numbers of North Korean workers’

:: Kuwait’s foreign ministry rejected “recent media reports” on the “existence of large North Korean expatriate workers in Kuwait.” Previously, The Associated Press said that Kuwait will continue to grant visas to North Korean laborers whose wages allegedly aid Pyongyang

Rouhani: Iran will respond in kind to US breaches of nuclear deal

:: President Hassan Rouhani said on Wednesday that Iran would respond in kind to any breach by the United States of the 2015 nuclear deal after the House of Representatives passed a new sanctions bill. “If the enemy steps over

Homeless invited for feast after $30,000 US wedding cancelled

:: An American bride, whose $30 000 wedding got cancelled, invited the homeless to her banquet instead of wasting all the money that was spent on the event. According to a BBC report, twenty-five-year old Sarah Cummins’ non-refundable wedding reception

Iranian researcher denied US entry has ties to militia

:: An Iranian cancer researcher who was denied entry to the US previously headed a student branch of volunteer paramilitary militia, footage aired on state television Thursday showed. State television showed Mohsen Dehnavi arriving back in Tehran alongside his wife

US military advisors are operating in Raqqa

:: US military advisors are operating inside the city of Raqqa, ISIS group’s last major bastion in Syria, a US official said Wednesday. The troops, many of them special operations forces, are working in an “advise, assist and accompany” role

Trump to travel to Paris to discuss Syria and terrorism

:: U.S. President Donald Trump will travel to Paris on Wednesday to meet with French President Emmanuel Macron where the two leaders will seek to work together on Syria and countering terrorism, while avoiding the thorny issues that have divided

US Marine Corps says 16 dead in Mississippi military plane crash

:: A US military aircraft has crashed in the southern state of Mississippi, killing 16 people, US media reported Monday. The US Marine Corps confirmed that a “mishap” involving a KC-130 occurred in the evening, without providing additional details. The

Trump sticks to guns on Mexico wall

:: US President Donald Trump said Friday he still wants Mexico to pay for a planned border wall, as he met his Mexican counterpart for the first time as head of state. Asked at the start of the meeting with

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