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 »

Iran says it welcomes any diffusion of tensions in region

Iran says it welcomes any diffusion of tensions in region

:: Iran’s foreign ministry spokesman said on Monday Tehran welcomes any diffusion of tensions in the Gulf region following weeks of deteriorating relations with Washington. “We welcome diffusion of tensions in the More »

 

Tag Archives: PALESTINE

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

Palestinian shot dead trying to stab Israeli soldier – military

:: Israeli soldiers shot dead a Palestinian who tried to stab one of them in the occupied West Bank on Monday, the military said. The incident occurred at a bus stop along a main highway near the large Jewish settlement

Jerusalem Palestinian eyes seat in Israel’s city hall

:: A civil engineer from East Jerusalem is running for a seat in city hall with a campaign that demands equitable municipal services while side-stepping the long struggle over sovereignty. A third of Jerusalem residents are Palestinians, in areas Israel

Gaza: Staff at UN agency for Palestinians strike over job cuts

:: Staff at the United Nations agency for Palestinian refugees went on strike in the Gaza Strip on Monday to protest against job losses and US funding cuts. The one-day strike closed more than 250 UNRWA schools in Gaza, as

Israel gives Bedouin villagers until end of month to leave

:: Israeli authorities issued a notice to residents of a Bedouin village in a strategic spot in the occupied West Bank on Sunday informing them they have until the end of the month to leave. The fate of Khan Al-Ahmar

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