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: GERMANY

Merkel speaks to Iran’s Rouhani about nuclear deal, regional situation

:: German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Tuesday said she spoke to Iranian President Hassan Rouhani at the United Nations about the nuclear deal and the regional situation. Earlier, Merkel discussed Iran and trade issues with US President Donald Trump on

Saudi ambassador to Germany says all options on the table regarding Iran

:: The Saudi ambassador to Germany said on Thursday all options were on the table in retaliation to attacks on Saudi Arabia’s oil facilities over the weekend, which the Kingdom has blamed on Iran. Asked about the possibility of a

Germany’s Merkel: We still have every chance of orderly Brexit

Angela Merkel

:: German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Wednesday there was still every chance for Britain’s divorce from the European Union to take place with a deal although Berlin is prepared for a disorderly Brexit in case that does not happen.

German Foreign Minister Maas arrives in Sudan

Heiko Maas

:: German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas arrived Tuesday in Sudan which is ushering in a long-awaited transition from decades of autocratic rule under ousted leader Omar al-Bashir. The visit by Maas comes after Sudan swore in a new prime minister

Germany’s Merkel says neo-Nazis must be tackled ‘without taboos’

Angela Merkel

:: Chancellor Angela Merkel on Saturday said Germany must resist neo-Nazis “without any taboos” following the killing of a local politician by a suspected right-wing extremist. Such violence “must be resisted from the outset and without any taboos,” Merkel said

Germany’s FM urges Gulf stability ahead of Iran’s visit

:: Germany’s foreign minister Heiko Maas stressed the importance of stability in the Gulf region amid heightened tensions with Iran. Maas made the comment on Sunday in Abu Dhabi during a news conference with his Emirati counterpart, Sheikh Abdullah bin

New batch of Saudi ambassadors sworn in before king

:: Newly appointed Saudi ambassadors were sworn in before Saudi Arabia’s King Salman on Tuesday at the al-Yamamah Palace in Riyadh. Among the new diplomats are Prince Mansour bin Nasser bin Abdul-Aziz, ambassador to Switzerland, Prince Faisal bin Farhan, Saudi

France’s Macron unsure whether Trump will stick to Iran nuclear deal

:: French President Emmanuel Macron on Wednesday said he did not know whether US President Donald Trump would stick to the 2015 Iran nuclear deal that many in the West see as the best hope of preventing Tehran from getting

Arson attacks hit Turkish community sites in Germany

:: Arsonists on Monday struck a Turkish community center in Germany, the latest in a string of attacks which Turkey has sometimes blamed on Kurdish militants amid its military offensive in northern Syria. Unknown attackers hurled incendiary devices in the

US, Britain, France, Germany condemn Iran, warn to stop arming Houthi militia

:: The United States, Britain, France and Germany have condemned Iran on Tuesday in a joint statement for breaking UN law prohibiting supply of arms to Yemen. Their statement comes a day after Russia vetoed a resolution put forward by

MiSK joins forces with the Germans to train gifted Saudi students

:: The Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Foundation (MiSK) and the German Saudi Liaison Office for Economic Affairs (GESALO) will launch a program on June 25 to provide training to gifted Saudi students. Oliver Oehms, GESALO secretary general, said

Merkel to meet bereaved a year after Berlin Christmas market attack

Angela Merkel

:: A year after an extremist plowed a truck into a Christmas market crowd, killing 12, Chancellor Angela Merkel will meet Monday with the victims’ families for the first time. The private gathering on the eve of the anniversary of

Saudi Arabia issues protest note over German foreign minister’s comments

:: Saudi Arabia recalled its ambassador in Germany on Saturday for consultation over the German foreign minister’s comments. The kingdom also issued a protest note over the German diplomat’s comments, the Saudi foreign ministry said, adding that the kingdom resents

Berlin seeks new partnerships with Riyadh through Future Investment Initiative

:: A German diplomat has confirmed that his country will expand its cooperation with Riyadh in various economic, political and security fields during the coming year, pointing out that a large delegation will participate in the Future Investment Initiative, hosted

Air Berlin seeks damages from Etihad — Rheinische Post

Air Berlin

:: German airline Air Berlin is demanding damages from its part-owner Etihad Airways for letting it become insolvent and it hopes for payment of at least €10 million, Air Berlin’s administrator told a German newspaper. “We are in negotiations with

Knife attacker ‘on the run’ after injuring several in Munich

:: Several people were injured Saturday morning in the southern German city of Munich by a man wielding a knife who fled the scene, said police, adding possible motives were unknown. A man “injured several people with a knife” in

Refugee issue looms as Merkel starts coalition talks

:: Two weeks after winning German elections with a reduced majority, Chancellor Angela Merkel takes a first step Sunday on a rocky road toward forming a government by trying to get her own conservative house in order. Her meeting from

Germany redeploys anti-ISIS surveillance jets to Jordan

:: Germany on Wednesday moved four Tornado jets flying surveillance missions against ISIS to Jordan after withdrawing them from Turkey amid a bilateral dispute, the defense ministry said. Berlin decided in June to pull out the contingent after Ankara repeatedly

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