Iran’s Zarif: We will face any economic, military war efforts strongly

Iran’s Zarif: We will face any economic, military war efforts strongly

:: Tehran will defend itself against any war efforts, be they economic or military, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammed Javad Zarif said, according to Iraqi TV during a visit to Baghdad on Sunday. More »

King Salman promotes, appoints 25 judges at various levels

King Salman promotes, appoints 25 judges at various levels

:: King Salman issued a royal decree on Monday promoting 25 judges at the Board of Grievances at various levels. The Kingdom is taking various measures to revolutionize its judicial system. Recently, More »

Saudi Arabia intercepts Houthi missiles heading toward Mecca, Jeddah

Saudi Arabia intercepts Houthi missiles heading toward Mecca, Jeddah

:: Saudi Arabia’s air forces on Monday intercepted two Houthi ballistic missiles over Taif, one heading for Mecca and the other for Jeddah, according to eyewitnesses. The Kingdom’s air defense forces were More »

Trump: If Iran wants to fight then that will be its official end

Trump: If Iran wants to fight then that will be its official end

:: US President Donald Trump threatened Iran in a tweet on Sunday, raising concerns about a potential US-Iran conflict at a time when tensions between Washington and Tehran have risen. “If Iran More »

Saudi Arabia’s Al-Jubeir: ‘We don’t want war but we will defend ourselves’

Saudi Arabia’s Al-Jubeir: ‘We don’t want war but we will defend ourselves’

:: Saudi Arabia is doing its best to avoid war in the region but stands ready to respond with “all strength and determination” to defend itself from any threat, the Kingdom’s top More »


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Organization of Islamic Cooperation pledge support for lasting peace in Somalia

:: The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) will continue supporting efforts of the people and the government of Somalia to build a strong future for their country, said Hesham Youssef, OIC assistant secretary-general for humanitarian affairs. He was speaking on

Saudi aid agency distributes relief goods in Yemen

:: The King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSRelief) on Sunday distributed 15 tons of food baskets, tents, blankets and rugs among the victims of a cyclone in Yemen’s Al-Mahrah governorate. The cyclone affected Yemeni families living along the

King Salman to inaugurate Saudi Arabia’s Haramain high-speed railway

:: Saudi Arabia’s King Salman will inaugurate the Haramain high speed rail project on Tuesday ahead of the start of commercial operations next month. The 450 kilometer train line connects the holy cities of Makkah and Madinah with stations at

Saudi Crown Prince sends condolences to President Trump as hurricane ravages US

:: Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman sent his condolences to US President Donald Trump and families of the victims of Hurricane Florence which hit several states including North and South Carolina, and Virginia. “I would like to express

Saudi leadership holds meetings with Pakistan PM Imran Khan in Jeddah

:: Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan met with King Salman on Wednesday as part of his first state visit overseas. During the talks, they reviewed the close relations between their two countries, the prospects for their development and strengthening in

Jamia Tahfiz-ul-Quran organize Qur’an memorization contest, Prince Mishaal Bin Majed disturbed Prizes.

:: Abdullah Abdul Mateen Usmani, an Indian expatriate, has recently been declared winner of the annual Qur’an memorization contest organized by Jamia Tahfiz-ul-Quran Makkah region. One thousand huffaz (memorizers of the Holy Qur’an) participated in the event with 13 of

Saudi Hajj ministry celebrates arrival of Sudanese pilgrims

:: Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Hajj received the first batch of pilgrims coming by sea from Sudan to Jeddah on Saturday. The ship, with more than 1,400 pilgrims onboard, arrived at Jeddah Islamic Port amid a warm welcome and reception

King Salman welcomes pilgrims arriving in Saudi Arabia for Hajj

:: King Salman on Tuesday welcomed pilgrims who have started arriving in the Kingdom from around the world to perform Hajj rituals. The Saudi ruler directed public and private sectors serving the pilgrims to “exert all efforts” to help the

Houthis accused of looting humanitarian aid

:: The Yemen Scholars Association on Saturday blamed the Iranian-backed Houthi militias for the deterioration of the humanitarian situation in Yemen. The associated accused the Houthis of looting humanitarian aid. According to the Yemeni scholars, Houthi actions have resulted in

Makkah water services chief: Proportion of faltering projects have gone down

:: Prince Khaled Al-Faisal, adviser to King Salman and governor of Makkah, discussed the works and projects of the National Water Co. (NWC) in the region, including 87 projects worth a total of SR6.8 billion ($1.8 billion). Mohammed bin Saleh

Saudi Arabia and Egypt seek increased trade, cooperation

:: Trade and coordination of joint positions in international and regional forums were highlighted during the 16th Saudi-Egyptian Joint Committee meeting that concluded in Riyadh on Thursday. Following a series of bilateral meetings over the past two days, five working

Pakistan foreign secretary discusses Kashmir with OIC secretary-general

:: Pakistan’s Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua briefed Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Secretary-General Yousef bin Ahmad Al-Othaimeen on the current situation in Kashmir during a meeting at the OIC Secretariat in Jeddah. Janjua said that “human rights violations were being

WHO hails positive effect of KSRelief in humanitarian worksheets

:: The director general of the World Health Organization (WHO), Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, commended the Kingdom’s leading and effective role in the region and around the world — and in particular the King Salman Center for Relief and Humanitarian Aid

Muslim World League launches emergency campaign for flood-affected people in Mozambique

:: The Muslim World League (MWL) has launched an emergency humanitarian relief campaign to alleviate the situation of rain- and flood-affected people in northern Mozambique. The Mozambican prime minister’s representative, Veronica Lenga, conveyed the PM’s greetings to Mohammed bin Abdul

Saudi Arabia’s King Salman heads to Jeddah

:: Saudi Arabia’s King Salman has left Riyadh for Jeddah Sunday, state news agency SPA reported. He flew from King Salman Air Base Airport, where he was seen off by Prince Faisal bin Bandar bin Abdulaziz, Governor of Riyadh Region,

Saudi Arabia wins seat at UN commission on women

:: Saudi Arabia has been granted a place on the Executive Council of the UN Commission on the Status of Women. The Kingdom was one of 12 new countries elected on Tuesday in a secret ballot during a meeting of

Houthis launch missile after Saudi-led coalition warns of ‘painful’ response; attack thwarted

:: Saudi air defenses shot down a ballistic missile fired by Houthis toward Saudi Arabia on Monday night, the Saudi-led coalition battling Yemen’s Houthi rebels said on Tuesday. Colonel Turki Al-Maliki, the coalition’s spokesman, said the missile was monitored by

New center for Iranian studies launched in Saudi Arabia

:: The Arabian Gulf Center for Iranian Studies has launched an institute to conduct in-depth research and monitor the global media, said a statement issued here on Tuesday. The new center Rasanah: International Institute for Iranian Studies will hold several

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