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: ARAB

Failure of the Arab project

Fahad Suleiman Shoqiran

By : Fahad Shoqiran :: The big fuss about establishing an independent Kurdish state in Iraq reflects the threats against the concept of the state in the region. Many countries are under the threat of divisions, including Iraq and Syria.

America acknowledges: Assad stayed in power thanks to Russia, Iran

Huda al Husseini

By : Huda al-Husseini :: The Mercer Island High School’s magazine The Islander recently conducted an interview with US Secretary of Defense James Mattis. Mattis is a retired four-star general. He was a NATO official and a commander of the

Egypt’s Sisi opens biggest military base in Middle East and Africa

:: Egyptian President Abdul Fattah al-Sisi launched Mohammed Naguib military base in a huge ceremony in El Hammam city west of Alexandria on Saturday. Mohammed Naguib military base is the biggest in the Middle East and Africa, reported Egyptian media.

Yemeni army advances towards Sanaa through Sirwah gate

:: The Arab coalition forces managed to reach the road linking Sirwah to Sanaa governorate and confirmed that the national army is blocking the road, reported Al Arabiya on Tuesday. Yemeni National Army and Popular Resistance forces succeeded in advancing

Reminders of the July war

Diana Moukalled

By : Diana Moukalled :: Eleven years after Israel’s July war against Lebanon, there is talk of a new war between Israel and Hezbollah. Israel is worried about the Iraqi-Iranian axis backed by Russia. Hezbollah, despite all its threats, knows

US concerned Arab dispute with Qatar may be at an impasse

:: The United States is increasingly concerned that a dispute between Qatar and other Arab states is at an impasse and could drag on for a long time or intensify, the US State Department said on Thursday. “We remain very

Gigi Hadid shares ‘Eid Mubarak’ family image of her Arab roots

:: As Muslims across the globe gathered to celebrate Eid al-Fitr, a holiday marking the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan, super model Gigi Hadid shared a photo on Monday of her Arab roots on social media to

Egyptians and Tunisians win big at Arab Critics’ Awards in Cannes

:: Egyptian director Mohamed Diab received Best Director and Best Screenplay awards for his revolution drama “Clash” from the Arab Critics’ Awards at Cannes Film Festival on Sunday. Film maker Tamer El Said won Best Film for his movie “The

Kuwait ready to resume visa waiver talks with the EU: diplomat

:: A Kuwaiti diplomat said his country is ready to resume negotiations with the European Commission on exempting Kuwaitis from the Schengen visa, the official Kuwait News Agency (KUNA) reported on Wednesday. Assistant Foreign Minister for Europe Affairs Ambassador Waleed

Will Arabs alter Russian position on Syria?

Abdulrahman al-Rashed

By : Abdulrahman al-Rashed :: During the era of the Soviet Union, Arab relations with Moscow were positive most of the time and this was due to their matching stances in several affairs, mainly Palestine’s. The collapse of the Soviet

Israel moves to mute mosques’ call to prayer over loudspeakers

A law to muffle mosques’ amplified calls to prayer in Israel and occupied East Jerusalem won preliminary approval on Wednesday in a charged parliamentary session where Arab legislators denounced the measure as racist. Supporters of the bill say it is

Arab NATO versus the Iranian ‘Warsaw Pact’

Abdulrahman al-Rashed

By : Abdulrahman al-Rashed Around 100 years of the region’s history is made up of changing camps and shifting alliances and what is being said about the idea of proposing an Arab quartet NATO will be another normal reaction against

Change or be changed and opportunity for Arab youth

Khaled Almaeena

By : Khaled Almaeena Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum is one of the few Arab leaders who calls a spade a spade. He puts forward ideas that are relevant, not only to the present but to the future. Addressing

UN chief Guterres heads to Turkey ahead of Arab tour

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres was scheduled to travel to Turkey later Thursday for talks ahead of a whirlwind tour of five Arab countries, a UN statement said. Guterres is expected to push for progress in reaching a Cyprus settlement

Sudan official denies rumors of Bashir’s death

Omar al-Bashir

The office of Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir denied rumors that the president has passed away of a heart attack. Taha Othman, the director of Bashir’s office, told that the president is in good health and is resuming his presidential

Jerusalem mayor warns against settlement demolition

Jerusalem’s Israeli mayor Nir Barkat has warned that Palestinian homes built without an Israeli permit in the city’s annexed east could be demolished if authorities dismantle a wildcat Jewish settlement. Barkat was reacting to a ruling by Israel’s Supreme Court

Poll: 68 percent of Saudis prefer Hillary Clinton

An opinion poll by the Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies in Washington and that included nine Arab countries revealed that 68 percent of the Saudis prefer that Hillary Clinton wins the presidential elections while 46 percent thought Donald

US condemns new Israeli plan on settlements

The United States strongly condemned Israel’s decision to advance a plan for a new settlement deep in the West Bank, the State Department said on Wednesday, saying it would damage prospects for a two-state solution. State Department spokesman Mark Toner

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