Saudi Crown Prince, US Secretary of Defense discuss troop deployment

Saudi Crown Prince, US Secretary of Defense discuss troop deployment

:: Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman received a phone call on Wednesday from the US Secretary of Defense during which they discussed ongoing arrangements to send US troops of a More »

Saudi Energy Minister confirms restoration of Kingdom’s gas production capacity

Saudi Energy Minister confirms restoration of Kingdom’s gas production capacity

:: Saudi Arabia’s Minister of Energy confirmed on Wednesday the restoration of production capacity, affirming the Kingdom’s position as a reliable energy supplier in the global market. The energy minister, Prince Abdulaziz More »

Egypt calls Erdogan statements ‘ironic,’ accuses Turkey of sponsoring terrorism

Egypt calls Erdogan statements ‘ironic,’ accuses Turkey of sponsoring terrorism

:: Egypt’s foreign ministry spokesman, Ahmed Hafez, slammed Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s statements at the UN General Assembly this week where he urged the UN to “handle the suspicious death of More »

Saudi Crown Prince: Attacks are test of int’l resolve against destructive acts

Saudi Crown Prince: Attacks are test of int’l resolve against destructive acts

:: Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman said on Wednesday that the attacks on Saudi Aramco oil facilities are a test of international resolve in the face of destructive acts that More »

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 »


Category Archives: National

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

Prince Khalid bin Salman

:: 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 bin Salman said in a tweet on Tuesday.

Saudi cabinet says Houthis targeting civilians a violation of international law

:: The Iran-backed Houthi militia is violating international humanitarian law by firing ballistic missiles and drones to target civilians in the Kingdom, Saudi Arabia’s Council of Ministers said in a meeting on Tuesday afternoon in Jeddah. According to Saudi Press

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

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.

:: 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 royal court said in a statement carried by

Houthis have smuggled various weapons from Iran: Arab coalition

:: The Arab coalition supporting Yemen’s internationally recognized government said on Monday that the Houthi militia has received various types of weapons smuggled from Iran. Speaking at a weekly press conference in Riyadh, spokesperson Col. Turki Al-Maliki said the militia

King Salman promotes, appoints 38 judges at various levels

King Salman

:: 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 ministry launched an e-notarization system to provide several

Nasser Al-Omar: The antithesis of modernity

Nasser Al-Omar

:: Detained in August 2018, Saudi hate preacher Nasser Al-Omar was a vigorous opponent of modern ideas in the Islamic world, and of intermingling between Muslims and non-Muslims. He issued many fatwas (religious edicts) that placed curbs on the rights

Saudi King Salman meets with Pompeo, discusses Gulf maritime security

:: US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said in a tweet on Monday he had discussed heightened tensions in the region with Saudi Arabia’s King Salman during a meeting in Jeddah. Pompeo said they also discussed the need to promote

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

Saudi Arabia, UAE, UK and US condemn Iran’s actions in the region

:: Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, the United Kingdom and the United States have released a joint statement expressing their concern over escalating tensions in the region and the dangers posed by Iran’s destabilizing activities in Yemen and the

Saudi Airlines shift flights away from Gulf of Oman, Strait of Hormuz

:: Saudi Arabian Airlines has altered the path of its international flights away from the Gulf of Oman and the Strait of Hormuz, News Agency’s correspondent reported on Sunday. The US aviation regulator barred its carriers from the area until

Trump talks to Saudi Crown Prince on Iran, oil

n Prince Mohammed bin Salman

:: US President Donald Trump spoke on Friday to Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman about Middle East stability and the oil market, the White House said, after tensions with Iran prompted a rise in oil prices. “The two leaders

Muslim World League chief meets with Austrian, Spanish diplomats

:: Muslim World League (MWL) Secretary-General Dr. Mohammed bin Abdul Karim Al-Issa received the Austrian Ambassador to Saudi Arabia Georg Postinger in his office in Riyadh. The importance of benefiting from common human values to promote the values of harmony

Saudi Human Rights Commission slams ‘biased’ UN report on Khashoggi case

Agnes Callamard

:: The Saudi Human Rights Commission (HRC) has slammed a report by UN Special Rapporteur Agnes Callamard suggesting that the US-based Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi was the victim of a premeditated extrajudicial execution, for which the Kingdom is responsible. The

Saudi Shoura delegation meets Lebanese officials in Tripoli

:: The president of the Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture of Tripoli, Tawfiq Daboussi, thanked King Salman and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman for their assistance and friendship to Lebanon. His comments came as he welcomed a delegation from

Saudi air defenses intercept two Houthi drones

:: Saudi air defenses intercepted and destroyed two bomb-laden drones launched by Yemen’s Iranian-backed Houthi militia. Col. Turki al-Maliki, spokesperson of the Arab coalition made the remarks early Tuesday in a statement carried by the state-run Saudi Press Agency (SPA.)

King Salman receives dignitaries in Jeddah

:: A number of princes, ministers, scholars and a group of citizens called on King Salman at Al-Salam Palace in Jeddah to greet him. The reception began with the recitation of verses from the Holy Qur’an. Makkah Gov. Prince Khalid

Scholarships abroad for 330 students as part of ambitious Saudi tourism project

:: Hundreds of Saudi students are being given the chance to study abroad as part of an ambitious tourism project for the Kingdom. The Royal Commission for Al-Ula (RCU) is set to open the second phase of a scholarship program

Jeddah Season summer festival transforms city’s waterfront

:: Jeddah has transformed its iconic waterfront with festivities and activities to accommodate the many visitors attending Jeddah Season, which launched for the first time this year on June 8. The city’s 41-day Sea and Culture festival features international shows

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