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 »

India arrests senior Kashmir leader under controversial law

India arrests senior Kashmir leader under controversial law

:: A Parliament member who is a senior pro-India politician in Indian-controlled Kashmir was arrested Monday under a controversial law that allows authorities to imprison someone for up to two years without More »

 

Tag Archives: PALESTINE

Palestinian woman shot dead by Israeli police for allegedly wielding knife

:: A Palestinian was shot dead by Israeli security forces on Wednesday after she allegedly brandished a knife at the Qalandia checkpoint between Jerusalem and the northern West Bank, Israeli police and medical sources said. Police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld said

Palestinian President Abbas in call with Saudi King condemns attacks on Aramco

:: Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas expressed in a phone call with Saudi Arabia’s King Salman bin Abdulaziz on Sunday his condemnation of the “terrorist attacks” which hit two oil facilities in Saudi Arabia. Abbas affirmed his, and the Palestinian people’s

Kushner meets Jordan king for talks on Mideast peace plan

:: US President Donald Trump’s advisor and son-in-law Jared Kushner met with Jordan’s King Abdullah II in Amman on Wednesday for talks on a US plan for Israeli-Palestinian peace. The two discussed “efforts to solve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict”, the royal

Israel jails Palestinian lawyer over shootings

:: An Israeli military court jailed a prominent Palestinian lawyer for 13 and a half years on Tuesday for shooting at Israeli vehicles in the occupied West Bank, the army said. Tareq Barghout, a Ramallah-based lawyer who represented Palestinians accused

Adel al-Jubeir says whatever the Palestinians accept, everyone else will accept

Adel al-Jubeir

:: Saudi Arabia’s Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Adel al-Jubeir said on Sunday that improving the Palestinians’ situation should be welcomed but that addressing the political process in resolving the conflict with Israel is “extremely important.” Al-Jubeir was responding

Netanyahu ready to ‘consider’ long-awaited US peace plan

:: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Sunday he is ready to “consider” a US plan to resolve his country’s long-running conflict with the Palestinians. “We will consider the American proposal in a fair and open way,” he said

Israel extends Gaza fishing zone to 15 nautical miles

:: The fishing zone in the Gaza Strip has been extended from 12 to 15 nautical miles, the Israeli military body responsible for the Palestinian territories announced Tuesday. “This measure is part of the civilian policy of preventing the deterioration

Palestinians to shun US-led economic conference, prelude to Trump peace plan

:: Palestinians will stay away from a US-led conference in Bahrain next month that the Trump administration has cast as an overture to its own plan for peace between them and Israel, a Palestinian cabinet minister said on Monday. Washington

UN: Palestinian Authority faces risk of financial collapse

:: The UN political chief warned Monday that the worsening Palestinian financial crisis poses a growing risk “of a financial collapse of the Palestinian Authority.” Rosemary DiCarlo told the UN Security Council that “a sustainable resolution” to the authority’s funding

Lavrov: US peace plan should include Palestinian state based on 1967 borders

:: The US-proposed “deal of the century” on the Middle East peace process is not enough to guarantee a Palestinian state based on the 1967 borders, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has said. “The United States proposes or rather deliberately

Palestinian woman tries to stab Israeli guards, shot dead

:: A Palestinian woman tried to stab Israeli guards at a checkpoint on the outskirts of Jerusalem on Wednesday, Israeli police said, with Palestinian officials reporting she was shot dead. “At the security checkpoint at Zaim a female suspect attempted

Israeli air raids strike Hamas after Gaza rocket fired

:: The Israeli army said Monday it had carried out further air raids against Hamas positions in the Gaza Strip in response to a rocket being fired over its border. The Israeli air defense system intercepted the rocket which was

Palestinian Authority pulls employees from Egypt-Gaza crossing

:: The Palestinian Authority said on Sunday it had ordered its employees to pull out from the Gaza-Egypt border crossing, effectively closing the main exit point from the impoverished Gaza Strip. The dispute over the border stems from a rift

UN, Palestinians launch humanitarian appeal after funding cuts

:: The United Nations and the Palestinian Authority on Monday appealed for $350 million in humanitarian relief for Palestinians next year, saying that they needed more but had to be realistic in the face of “record-low” funding. The 2019 Humanitarian

UNRWA lauds Saudi assistance to Palestinians

:: The UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) on Monday praised the assistance offered by Saudi Arabia to support Palestinian refugees. In a statement posted on its official website, the agency described the Kingdom as a committed

Israel predicts win for UN resolution condemning Hamas

:: Israel’s UN ambassador is predicting that a US-sponsored resolution condemning the militant Islamic group Hamas, which controls Gaza, for launching rockets into Israel will be approved by the General Assembly. Danny Danon told reporters Tuesday that he believes “we

Palestinian shot dead after allegedly injuring Israeli soldiers in car-ramming

:: A Palestinian was shot dead while allegedly attempting to carry out a car-ramming attack on Monday that injured three Israeli soldiers in the occupied West Bank, the Israeli military said. The military said one of the soldiers sustained moderate

Six Palestinians killed in Israeli air raid in Gaza

:: Israel’s army said an exchange of fire erupted on Sunday during an operation in the Gaza Strip, while Palestinian officials reported six people killed, including a local commander of Hamas’s armed wing. “During (Israeli military) operational activity in the

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