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 »


Tag Archives: Afghanistan

Trump: US can no longer tolerate Pakistan’s ‘safe havens’ for terrorist groups

:: President Donald Trump warned Pakistan on Monday that Washington will no longer tolerate Pakistan offering “safe havens” to extremists. “We can no longer be silent about Pakistan’s safe havens for terrorist organizations,” Trump declared, outlining a new US security

Afghans call repeated Hajj an extravagance in war-torn country

:: The fervor of visiting Islam’s holiest site, Makkah, never dies in the heart of Afghan Muslims. With conflict, a humanitarian crisis and poverty gripping Afghanistan, Afghans say pilgrims should avoid frequent Hajj. Bound by local customs and traditions in

Taliban dismiss Donald Trump’s Afghanistan strategy as ‘nothing new’

:: The Taliban dismissed Donald Trump’s strategy for Afghanistan as vague and “nothing new” Tuesday after the US president cleared the way for thousands more American troops to be sent to the war-torn country. “For now I can tell you

Imran Khan opposes fencing of Durand Line, favours European style ties with Afghanistan

:: Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaf Chief Imran Khan has opposed the fencing along the disputed 2,500km Durand Line with Afghanistan and favoured having an open border between the two neighbours like European Union type of relationship. “Rather than building fences, I think

Trump assembles national security team to forge new Afghanistan strategy

:: US President Donald Trump assembled his national security team at the Camp David presidential retreat on Friday to forge a way ahead in Afghanistan, almost 16 years after the war began. Trump must decide if he wants to continue

Afghanistan celebrates 98th Independence Day

:: Afghanistan on Saturday marked the 98th anniversary of its independence from British occupation. Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on Saturday morning laid wreath at the Independence Minaret in the Defence Ministry compound, Tolo News reported. Ghani paid tributes to security

Afghan forces foil Taliban’s offensive, 70 militants killed

:: As many as 70 Taliban militants were killed and scores injured after Afghan aircraft dropped bombs on a militant convoy in Kandahar province, an official said on Saturday. The incident took place late Friday night when the Taliban fighters

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

Iran’s jaw-dropping hypocrisy on the Qatar crisis

Eyad Abu Shakra

By : Eyad Abu Shakra :: There is a famous saying that “in politics, there is neither a lasting friendship nor a permanent enmity, but rather a permanent interest.” It is true. The most successful policies are the most realistic

Suicide bomber kills NATO soldier in Afghanistan, 6 personnel wounded

:: A Taliban suicide bomber attacked a convoy of foreign forces in Afghanistan late Thursday, killing one Nato soldier and wounding six other personnel, the coalition said. “The patrol was conducting a partnered mission with the Afghan National Army when

Report: Trump fumed about Afghanistan in tense meeting

John Nicholson

:: President Donald Trump has become increasingly frustrated by the situation in Afghanistan and has recently floated a change in command as he struggles to settle on a new strategy after years of war. NBC News first reported Wednesday that

ISIS claims attack on Iraq embassy in Kabul

:: ISIS claimed it had attacked the Iraqi embassy in Kabul Monday, as a series of explosions and the sound of gunfire shook the Afghan capital in a continuing assault. A security source told AFP that a suicide bomber had

Official says Taliban assault kills 12 police

:: An Afghan official says the Taliban has laid siege to police outposts in southern Helmand province killing at least 12 police, several of whom were members of Afghanistan’s local police. Attaullah Afghan, a member of the Helmand provincial council,

At least 24 killed, 42 wounded, in Afghanistan car bomb attack

:: At least 24 people have been killed and 42 wounded after a car bomb struck a bus carrying government employees in western Kabul Monday, an official told AFP, the latest attack to strike the Afghan capital. “The car bomb

Afghan official says Taliban capture district headquarters

:: An Afghan official says Taliban fighters overran a district headquarters in northern Afghanistan after a ferocious fight that left 2 police dead in northern Faryab province. Abdul Karim Yourish, provincial police chief spokesman, said Sunday the assault on the

Officials: 16 Afghan police killed in US strike in Helmand province

:: A US airstrike killed 16 Afghan police and wounded two others in Helmand province, officials said Saturday. The incident took place Friday 5 pm as Afghan security forces were clearing a village of Taliban elements, Salam Afghan, Helmand police

Pakistan launches military operation near Afghan border

:: Pakistan said it has launched a new military operation near the Afghan border to combat militants. Maj. Gen. Asif Ghafoor, an army spokesman, said an infantry division backed by air force and artillery will clear the Rajgal Valley in

Pentagon: Leader of Afghan ISIS branch killed in US raid

:: US forces killed the leader of the ISIS’ Afghanistan branch in a raid earlier this week in the northeastern province of Kunar, the Pentagon said Friday. “US forces killed Abu Sayed, the emir of Islamic State of Iraq and

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