Cabinet welcomes Saudi-Bahrain Coordinating Council

:: The Saudi Cabinet on Tuesday thanked foreign leaders, officials, envoys and citizens for their condolences on the death of Prince Bandar bin Abdul Aziz, brother of King Salman. Chaired by the More »

Khalid bin Salman: Capture of ISIS leader shows commitment to eradicate terror

:: The capture of ISIS’ leader, Abu Osama al-Muhajir, in Yemen is just the latest example of our commitment to eradicating the scourge of terrorism, Saudi Arabia’s Deputy Defense Minister Prince Khalid More »

Iran foreign minister accuses US’ Bolton of plotting for war

:: Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif accused US National Security Adviser John Bolton of plotting for war against Iran in a tweet on Tuesday. “Wanna know why those with proven record More »

Saudi Crown Prince departs for Asia trip including South Korea, Japan

:: Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has departed on a trip to South Korea and Japan, where he will lead the Kingdom’s delegation to the G20 summit in Osaka, the More »

King Salman promotes, appoints 38 judges at various levels

:: King Salman issued a royal order on Monday promoting 38 judges at the Ministry of Justice at various ranks. The Kingdom is taking measures to revolutionize its judicial system. Recently, the More »

 

Syria violence interrupts food distribution in some areas

:: Syrian warplanes have struck rebel-held towns and villages in the country’s northwest as the World Food Program says weeks long violence has hampered some of its activities in the area. WFP said in a statement on Tuesday that due

Syrian air defense downs Israeli missiles: State media

:: Syrian air defense shot down a number of Israeli missiles targeting the south of the country early Wednesday, the official SANA news agency said. The attack was launched around 2 am local time (2300 GMT Tuesday) against the Tall

Turkey says killed 10 Kurdish militants in Syria’s Tel Rifaat region

:: Turkey killed 10 Kurdish militants in Syria’s Tel Rifaat region on Sunday in retaliation for an attack that killed a Turkish soldier, the Turkish Defense Ministry said on Tuesday. Turkey says the Kurdish YPG militia in Syria is part

Muslim World League chief receives Kazakh officials

:: Kazakhstan Ambassador Peric Arin and a number of Kazakh officials called on the secretary-general of the Muslim World League, Dr. Mohammed bin Abdul Karim Al-Issa, at his office in Riyadh on Tuesday. The ambassador handed over a message from

Freed Lebanese national Nizar Zakka arrives in Beirut from Iran

:: Lebanese IT expert Nizar Zakka, who arrived in Beirut on Tuesday following his release from prison in Iran, said he was innocent of Iran’s spying accusations and noted that imprisonment only made him stronger to defend freedom of speech.

Iraq Kurds name president’s cousin as their new PM

:: Iraqi Kurdistan’s parliament named Masrour Barzani as the region’s new premier on Tuesday, a day after his cousin was sworn in as its president. Masrour Barzani, 50, is the son of longtime Iraqi Kurdish leader Masoud Barzani and had

India finds wreckage of plane missing with 13 on board

:: Indian authorities on Tuesday spotted the wreckage of a plane missing with 13 air force personnel aboard after days of searching a remote mountainous region close to China. The Soviet-built AN-32 plane, carrying eight crew and five passengers, disappeared

Pakistani politician arrested in London amid probe of speeches

:: British police arrested Pakistani politician Altaf Hussain in London on Tuesday as part of an investigation into speeches he gave as the founder of a political party that ruled the megacity of Karachi for decades, media in Pakistan reported.

Japan PM Abe to meet Iran’s Khamenei, Rouhani this week

:: Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will meet Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and President Hassan Rouhani on a visit to Tehran this week, in a bid to ease tension between Washington and Iran that experts called a bold move

Turkish F-35 pilots no longer flying at US base: Pentagon

:: Turkey’s F-35 pilots are no longer flying at a US air base in Arizona, the Pentagon told Reuters on Monday, as the United States winds down Ankara’s involvement in the advanced fighter jet program over Turkey’s plans to buy

Senior US envoy to urge dialogue on Sudan visit

:: The top US diplomat for Africa will head to Sudan to encourage talks between Sudan’s military rulers and protesters whom security forces violently put down, the State Department said Monday. Tibor Nagy, the assistant secretary of state for African

N.Korea urges US to change ‘hostile policy’ on eve of summit anniversary

:: North Korean state media called on the United States on Tuesday to “withdraw its hostile policy” towards Pyongyang or agreements made at a landmark summit in Singapore a year ago might become “a blank sheet of paper”. The statement

Silence of NY Times Tehran Bureau Chief on Twitter raises concerns

:: Concern over the fate of The New York Times bureau chief in Tehran, Thomas Erdbrink, has continued after months of him not contributing to the publication or posting to his Twitter account, with some questioning his safety. News Agency

Internet blackout across Sudan

:: Landline internet connections were down across Sudan on Monday, a week after mobile online services were cut following a deadly crackdown on protesters. Internet lines from the country’s main provider Sudatel stopped working in the capital Khartoum in the

IAEA: Iran has accelerated enrichment of uranium

:: Iran has followed through on a threat to accelerate its production of enriched uranium, the head of the UN atomic watchdog said on Monday, departing from his usual guarded language to say he was worried about increasing tension. Recent

Nechirvan Barzani sworn in as president of Iraqi Kurdistan

:: Nechirvan Barzani was sworn in Monday as Iraqi Kurdistan’s second president, succeeding his uncle and veteran leader Massud Barzani whose son Masrour will likely be nominated premier on Tuesday. Nechirvan, the 52-year-old deputy leader of the Kurdistan Democratic Party,

Arab coalition highlights humanitarian efforts in Yemen

:: The Arab coalition supporting Yemen’s internationally recognized government conducts humanitarian work as well as military operations, its spokesman said on Monday. Turki Al-Maliki cited the launch of an air bridge from Riyadh to Aden to provide emergency relief for

Makkah governor receives security chiefs involved in holy city summits during Ramadan

:: Members of the committee responsible for overseeing security during the three key summits in Makkah during the last week of Ramadan called on Makkah Gov. Prince Khalid Al-Faisal at his office on Monday. The governor appreciated the performance of

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