Cabinet welcomes Saudi-Bahrain Coordinating Council

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

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 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 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 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 »

 

Tag Archives: ISIS

Lebanese army advances against ISIS in battle on Syrian border

:: Lebanese soldiers renewed fire on ISIS group positions on the country’s eastern border with Syria on Sunday after capturing a third of the territory held by militants in the area. Lebanon’s army began its operation in the Jurud Ras

Iraqi forces liberate areas west of Tal Afar hours after launch of operations

:: Hours after announcing the launch of Tal Afar battle, Iraqi forces have liberated restricted areas in the west of Tal Afar, reported an Al Arabiya correspondent while quoting Raed Jawdat’s team. Jawdat also announced that federal police forces of

Iraq launches operations to retake Tal Afar from ISIS

:: Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi announced the start of military operations to restore the city of Tal Afar, in the early hours of Sunday morning. The battle of Tal Afar is the latest efforts from Iraqi armed forces to

Russian jets kill more than 200 ISIS militants near Syria’s Deir al-Zor

:: Russia’s air force has destroyed a large column of ISIS fighters on their way to the Syrian city of Deir al-Zor, killing over 200 militants, Russian news agencies cited Russia’s Defense Ministry as saying on Monday. ISIS is concentrating

Spain, France press manhunt for ringleader in dual Barcelona attacks

:: Authorities in Spain and France pressed the search Saturday for the supposed ringleader of an Islamic extremist cell that carried out vehicle attacks in Barcelona and a seaside resort, as the investigation focused on links among the Moroccan members

ISIS claims responsibility as eight stabbed in Russian city

:: Eight people were injured in a knife attack in the Siberian city of Surgut, the local office of the Russian law enforcement committee said in a statement published on its website. “A man was moving along the main streets

After Mosul, Iraqi forces ready for next ISIS battle in Tal Afar

:: Senior US military leaders said Friday that Iraqi forces are largely set for their next major campaign against ISIS extremists after closing out the wrenching nine-month battle to retake the city of Mosul. Lt. Gen. Stephen Townsend, the top

Lebanese army, Hezbollah launch separate military assaults against ISIS

:: The Lebanese army launched an offensive against an ISIS enclave on the northeast border with Syria, a Lebanese security source said on Saturday, as Hezbollah and the Syrian army announced an assault from the Syrian side of the border.

The Moroccan who stole his brother’s identity to terrorize Spain

:: Barcelona terror attack investigators have been scampering to identify the Las Ramblas attacker until dawn today and have ended up finding near certain information about an 18-year-old Moroccan named Moussa Oukabir. According to information received by AlArabiya.net, Moussa Oukabir

Iraq acknowledges abuses committed against civilians in Mosul campaign

:: Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi’s office said on Thursday a unit of the security forces committed “abuses” against civilians during the offensive to oust ISIS insurgents from the city of Mosul. His government began an investigation in May into

Iraq seeks UN resolution to investigate ISIS

:: Iraqi Foreign Minister Ibrahim al-Jaafari called upon the international community to gather and preserve evidence of crimes committed by ISIS organization, stressing that the Iraqi government wants to prosecute ISIS militants before Iraqi judiciary. Baghdad is working with Britain

Baghdad urges international community to gather evidence of ISIS’s crimes

:: Iraqi Foreign Minister Ibrahim al-Jaafari called upon the international community to gather and preserve evidence of crimes committed by ISIS organization, stressing that the Iraqi government wants to prosecute ISIS militants before Iraqi judiciary. Baghdad is working with Britain

US-led strikes kill 17 in Syria’s Raqqa: Monitor

:: US-led coalition air strikes on ISIS’s remaining territory in Syria’s Raqqa city killed 17 civilians on Wednesday, including children, a monitor said. The coalition is providing air support in the form of heavy air strikes for the Syrian Democratic

Battle of Tal Afar: Snipers deployed, rest of the Iraqi forces getting ready

:: Iraqi police announced on Tuesday the deployment of snipers on the outskirts of the district of Tal Afar in preparation for the military operation against ISIS. The commander of the federal police, Raid Jawdat, said in a statement that

Extremists kill 7 Iraqi security personnel

:: ISIS suicide bombers killed seven members of Iraq’s security forces in an attack on an Iraqi police and army base Wednesday in Baiji, north of Baghdad, the interior ministry and a local official said. “Five Daesh (ISIS) suicide bombers…

Lebanese army begins ISIS battle surrounding Ras Baalbek

:: Four Lebanese army members and five ISIS members were killed in clashes in the areas surrounding Ras Baalbek along the Lebanese-Syrian border early Wednesday. Sources reported that the Lebanese army began to advance by road from the surrounding areas,

Mass graves found after Afghanistan forces recapture Shia village from ISIS, Taliban

:: Mass graves containing the bodies of more than 40 civilians allegedly massacred by Taliban and Islamic State insurgents were found on Tuesday after Afghan forces recaptured the village where they died, officials said. In a rare joint operation by

Saudi Crown Prince discusses anti-ISIS efforts with Trump envoy

:: Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has met with the United States Special Presidential Envoy for the Global Coalition to Counter ISIS Brett McGurk. During the meeting, both discussed latest developments in the Middle East and endeavors exerted

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