Saudi Crown Prince: Attacks are test of int’l resolve against destructive acts

Saudi Crown Prince: Attacks are test of int’l resolve against destructive acts

:: Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman said on Wednesday that the attacks on Saudi Aramco oil facilities are a test of international resolve in the face of destructive acts that More »

Saudi Crown Prince says attacks on oil facilities are a ‘dangerous escalation’

Saudi Crown Prince says attacks on oil facilities are a ‘dangerous escalation’

:: Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman said the recent attacks on Saudi Aramco facilities represented a “dangerous escalation not only toward the Kingdom but also the entire world.” The Crown More »

Makkah Governor to announce moderation award on Wednesday

Makkah Governor to announce moderation award on Wednesday

:: Makkah Gov. Prince Khalid Al-Faisal will announce the winners of the 2019 moderation award at a press conference at King Abdul Aziz University on Wednesday. The award, in its third year, More »

Saudi Arabia wants global community to confront Aramco attackers

Saudi Arabia wants global community to confront Aramco attackers

:: The Cabinet on Tuesday strongly condemned the attacks on two Saudi Aramco facilities in Abqaiq and Khurais and reaffirmed the Kingdom’s ability to effectively deal with such attacks and their impact. More »

UAE’s FM Anwar Gargash says Aramco attacks are dangerous escalation

UAE’s FM Anwar Gargash says Aramco attacks are dangerous escalation

:: UAE’s Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Anwar Gargash said on Tuesday that the Aramco attacks are a dangerous escalation. Justifying the terrorist attacks on the two oil facilities as a More »


Daily Archives: March 2, 2016

Punishing Lebanon or Hezbollah?

Abdulrahman al-Rashed

By : Abdulrahman al-Rashed Following Saudi measures against Hezbollah, some people now think the Lebanese people are satisfied with the party’s actions. Let us recall that those who assassinated former Prime Minister Rafiq Hariri, as international investigators have proven, are

Betrayal by those closest to you!

Turki AlDakhil

By : Turki Al-Dakhil The tragic news of the martyrdom of Badr Hamdi al-Rashidi, a member of the Saudi anti-terror forces in the central Qassim region, brought to mind similar incidents when Saudis were betrayed and killed by their relatives.

What ails Saudi Arabia-Lebanon relations?

Mshari Al Thaydi

By : Mshari Al Thaydi The “natural” objective of the Saudi-Gulf measures against the “official” Lebanon is to exert pressure against Hezbollah, Iran’s representative in the region. A group of politicians in Lebanon, such as the deputies of the Lebanese

Is a Donald Trump victory a win for racism and bigotry?

Joyce Karam

By : Joyce Karam “I know nothing about David Duke, I know nothing about White supremacists.” Donald Trump, CNN, February 28, 2016 In the last 48 hours, Republican frontrunner Donald Trump has refused to condemn an American terrorist organization that

Two cheers for the Iranian election

Dr. John C. Hulsman

By : Dr. John C. Hulsman The Islamic Republic of Iran is one of those topics which seems to unhinge analysts of all stripes, leading to two entirely different (and wholly contradictory) narratives emerging. Either Iran is effortlessly on its

Can Arab world economies achieve what politics couldn’t?

Raed Omari

By : Raed Omari We Arabs have been in a state of loss and despair since late 2010. If it is not war, bloodshed and starvation, we encounter instability and insecurity. Even the luckiest among us are at the least

Ex-Guantanamo chief ignores French court summons

Former Guantanamo prison chief Geoffrey Miller failed to appear Tuesday before a French court despite a summons over accusations of torture by two ex-detainees, lawyers said. Nizar Sassi and Mourad Benchellali, both French citizens, were arrested by U.S. forces in

It’s a Super Tuesday for Clinton and Trump

Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton moved closer to winning their parties’ nominations with a series of victories in the Super Tuesday elections, the biggest day of the primary campaign. Clinton and Trump each won at least six of

Abbas hopes French initiative leads to peace

Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas voiced hope Tuesday that a French initiative to hold an international Middle East peace conference could lead to a solution like breakthrough talks on Iran’s nuclear deal. Israeli-Palestinian peace talks collapsed in April 2014 and since

Greece to send 300 migrants back to Turkey

Greece is to send 308 migrants — mainly Moroccans, Tunisians and Algerians — back to Turkey under a 2002 deal signed with Ankara, a government source says. A source in the citizens’ protection ministry, speaking on condition of anonymity, said

Danish royals tour Al-Masmak museum, take a peek at history

Danish Crown Prince Frederik Andre Henrik and Crown Princess Mary got acquainted with the rich history of the Kingdom during their visit to the Al-Masmak Palace Museum in Riyadh on Sunday. The royal couple, accompanied by a delegation including ministers

U.N. aims to restart Syria peace talks on March 9

The United Nations will delay the next round of Syria peace talks by two days to allow the cessation of hostilities in force since Saturday to take hold, U.N. Syria envoy Staffan de Mistura said. International observers have acknowledged violations

Jordanian forces clash with gunmen near Syria border

Jordanian security forces and gunmen clashed Tuesday in the north of the country near the Syrian border, a security source said, adding that there were dead and wounded. At least three members of the security forces were wounded in the

Citizen demands SR500,000 from customs for ‘lost’ carpets

Jeddah Islamic Port

A citizen is demanding compensation from Jeddah Islamic Port customs for allegedly losing luxury carpets valued at SR500,000. Abdulrazak Saeed Al-Mowlad said he discovered some of the carpets he bought were missing after they were delivered to a warehouse he

Philippines gun attack injures Saudi preacher

A'ed ِAl Qarni

Saudi Islamic preacher A’ed ِAl Qarni has suffered multiple injuries to his arm in a gun attack in the Philippines on Tuesday, Al Arabiya News channel reported. A Filipino official quoted by the channel said the preacher was “in good

Conference recommends patient rights award for GCC health care bodies

The 1st Gulf Patient Rights Conference concluded here Monday night by recommending a yearly prize among GCC countries’ health care facilities to consolidate patient rights. The conference also recommended more awareness, training and education for personnel at these facilities on

Italian killed in Egypt was interrogated for days: forensics expert

An Egyptian forensics official has told the public prosecutor’s office the autopsy he conducted on an Italian student showed he was interrogated for up to seven days before he was killed, two prosecution sources said. The findings are the strongest

Oman bus crash kills 18 people, injures 14

Eighteen people were killed and 14 injured when the bus they were travelling in crashed into a truck in central Oman on Tuesday morning, state news agency ONA reported. The collision occurred on a roundabout connecting the districts of Ibri

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