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

‘Russia may be supplying the Taliban’ as they fight US, NATO

Russia is “perhaps” supplying the Taliban as they fight US and NATO forces in Afghanistan, a top US general said Thursday. General Curtis Scaparrotti, NATO’s supreme allied commander who also heads the US military’s European Command, told lawmakers he had

The US withdrawal brings back Russia to Afghanistan

Huda al Husseini

By : Huda al Husseini The reason behind Russia’s return to the Afghan scene through its openness to Taliban is because it believes that the Western military presence led by the United States in that country is no longer efficient,

Afghan-Pakistani border tensions costing millions

The closure of the border between Pakistan and Afghanistan is more than inconvenient; it is costly. Officials on both sides of the border say in just one month, the closure has resulted in hundreds of thousands of dollars in lost

Taliban claim multiple attacks in Afghan capital Kabul

Afghan Taliban militants said they attacked police, military and intelligence targets in the Afghan capital of Kabul on Wednesday and security officials confirmed ongoing attacks in at least two areas of the city. One attack appeared to have targeted an

Afghan official: Attack which killed UAE officials planned in Pakistan

A senior Afghan interior ministry official has alleged that a terror attack last month that killed six Emirati diplomats in Kandahar was planned in Pakistan. “The attack was planned in Mawlawi Ahmad Madrassa in Chaman, Quetta,” Sediq Seddiqi, a spokesman

ISIS militants kill 11 in mosque ambush, says Afghan official

An Afghan official says that 10 police officers and the wife of a police commander have been killed by ISIS militants in northern Zawzjan province. Mohammad Reza Ghafori, spokesperson for the Zawzjan provincial governor, said on Saturday that the police

Pakistan shuts key border crossing in wake of shrine attack

Pakistani authorities shut down a second key border crossing into Afghanistan, halting trade supplies to the neighboring landlocked country and increasing tension between the two nations in the wake of a bloody suicide bombing at a sufi shrine in Pakistan,

UAE ambassador to Afghanistan dies of bomb attack wounds

The ambassador of the United Arab Emirates to Afghanistan died on Wednesday of wounds sustained in a bomb attack in Kandahar last month that also killed five Emirati aid workers, the UAE’s foreign ministry announced. “With great sadness and sorrow,

Mob lynches Afghan couple for eloping, in ‘honor killing’

An angry mob lynched a young Afghan couple who had eloped together after storming a police station where they were being held for “immoral acts”, officials said Sunday, the latest so-called honor killing in the country. Fateha, an 18-year-old woman

At least 20 dead in bomb blast outside Afghan Supreme Court

At least 20 people were killed on Tuesday in a bomb blast outside the Supreme Court in the center of Afghanistan’s capital, Kabul, government officials said, in what appeared to be the latest in a series of attacks on the

Afghanistan: Iran is supplying Taliban with rockets to strike us

Iran continues to provide the Taliban with missiles to hit Afghan forces, the governor of Helmand province told Afghanistan’s daily newspaper Hayat Allah Hayat. He stated that ten rockets were fired by the Taliban at government headquarters in Helmand province,

Taliban say they didn’t plant bomb wounding UAE diplomats

The Taliban say they did not plant the bomb in southern Afghanistan that wounded the United Arab Emirates’ ambassador and other diplomats the day before. They issued a short statement on Wednesday, blaming an “internal local rivalry” for the attack

Five UAE officials among dead in Kandahar bombing

Five officials from the United Arab Emirates were among the dead in a bombing in the southern Afghan city of Kandahar, the Emirates’ official WAM news agency said on Wednesday. The officials were “on a mission to carry out humanitarian,

Iran executes ‘most atrocious’ war crimes in Aleppo

Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps Quds Force is accused of playing an extensive role in the destruction of Aleppo, an Iranian opposition group says in a new intelligence report. Among other things, the country is building a network of stations

Afghanistan accuses Iran of supporting Taliban

Afghanistan security forces have formally complained of Iran logistically and militarily supporting the extremist activities of the Afghan Taliban group. An Afghan official told Kabul Television that Iran supports the extremist group by hosting training exercises inside the country. A

Climate change fuels insurgency in Afghanistan

After two winters without snow, Kabul residents are anxiously scouring the hills for the first flakes, wary that the depletion of this major source of water further fuels instability in Afghanistan. Historically speaking, a snowless year is highly unusual for

As battle in Mosul unfolds, ISIS looks to Pakistan for fresh recruits

ISIS is increasing its presence in Pakistan, recruiting Uzbek militants, attracting disgruntled Taliban fighters and partnering with one of Pakistan’s most violent sectarian groups, according to police officers, Taliban officials and analysts. Its latest atrocity was an attack Saturday on

Afghan Taliban reveal relations with Iran

Mullah Zabihullah, the official spokesman of the “Afghan Taliban” and the second man in the movement revealed the presence of relations and new networks with Iran. “The movement is trying to benefit from all legitimate means to reach a regional

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