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: Italy

Italian diplomat in KSA doubts claim coast guard ignored Syrian refugee boat’s SOS

:: The Italian ambassador to Saudi Arabia on Tuesday doubted the veracity of an audiotape that claims Italy refused to rescue 268 Syrian refugees who drowned when their boat capsized. The refugees, including 60 children, lost their lives 60 miles

Italy’s Renzi likely to win Democratic Party election

:: Former Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi is poised to win the leadership of Italy’s ruling Democratic Party (PD) in a primary election Sunday, propelling him back to the forefront of the national political scene. Renzi, 42, resigned as prime

Top conservationist wounded in Kenya gun attack

Kuki Gallman

Italian-born conservationist and writer Kuki Gallman was Sunday seriously injured after being shot in her conservation park in Kenya’s drought-stricken center. The 73-year-old, whose best-selling autobiography “I Dreamed of Africa” was made into a film with Kim Basinger playing Gallman,

At least 97 migrants missing as boat sinks off Libya

At least 97 migrants were missing after their boat sank on Thursday off the Libyan coast, a navy spokesman said. Survivors said the missing include 15 women and five children, General Ayoub Qassem told AFP. He said the Libyan coastguard

Princess Kate Middleton’s hairdresser opens Dubai Salon

British Princess Catherine Middleton’s hairdresser Rossano Ferretti has opened a new Salon in Dubai, Vogue Arabia reported on Tuesday. Ferretti is known for being behind the Duchess of Cambridge’s royal blowouts. The A-list celebrity hairstylist has had clients such as

Tillerson: Russia must choose between Assad and the US

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says Russia must choose between aligning itself with the US and likeminded countries or embracing Syrian President Bashar Assad, Iran and the militant group Hezbollah. Tillerson says it’s unclear whether Russia failed to take

Uber smartphone apps provisionally banned in Italy

An Italian court on Friday banned the use of smartphone apps for the ride-hailing group Uber, saying they contribute to traditional taxis facing unfair competition, local media reported. In a ruling that is subject to appeal, a court in Rome

Pope praises British Muslim leaders

Pope Francis met briefly Wednesday with a delegation of four British Muslim clerics and praised their contribution to dialogue between different faiths and cultures. “I like to think that the most important job we have to do between us, as

Italy: Police detain 4 suspected of being part of jihad cell

Italian police have detained three Kosovars and a minor in Venice on suspicion of being part of a jihadist cell. Venice Mayor Luigi Brugnaro said all those detained in the early morning sweep Thursday had regular residency permits to live

Italy coastguard says almost 1,000 migrants rescued off Libya

Some 970 migrants were rescued off the coast of Libya on Thursday, Italy’s coastguard said, as the numbers attempting to cross the Mediterranean to Europe continue to rise. Even before Thursday’s arrivals, more than 13,400 people had arrived on Italy’s

Over 700 migrants rescued off Libya: Italy coast guard

About 730 migrants were rescued off the Libyan coast on Wednesday after seven rescue operations mounted by the Italian coast guard and the SOS Mediterranee aid group. The migrants were mainly from sub-Saharan Africa, said the coast guard, which is

Ahmadinejad pictured with Italians arrested for smuggling arms

Italian police arrested four people on Tuesday who are suspected of smuggling weapons into Iran and Libya, violating international embargos, Italian media reported. Three of those who were arrested were Italian nationals, couple Mario Di Leva and Annamaria Fontana, and

Tripoli force suspects rival eastern force backers in bomb near Italian embassy

A counter-terrorism unit in the Libyan capital Tripoli said it suspected a car bomb that went off on Saturday near the Italian embassy was planted by backers of a rival force in the divided country’s east. The blast occurred in

Italian experts in Cairo to review footage in Regeni case

Egypt’s public prosecution has said it has agreed to allow Italian and German experts to retrieve and examine CCTV footage related to the murder of Italian student Giulio Regeni. They will try to view footage from a metro station in

1,400 saved in med as Italy sees record migrant arrivals

Rescuers saved some 1,400 migrants off the coast of Libya on Monday as Italy announced a record number of people arriving this year after crossing the Mediterranean, authorities said. “It was a very difficult day but thanks to the work

Kidnapped Italians, Canadian released in Libya

Two Italians and a Canadian who were kidnapped in the south of conflict-torn Libya in September have been released and flown to Italy, the Italian government announced Saturday. The Italians, Danilo Calonego and Bruno Cacace, and Canadian Frank Poccia were

Rescuers save 2,400 migrants in Mediterranean, recover 14 bodies

Rescuers pulled 2,400 boat migrants to safety on Saturday, the Italian coastguard said, adding 14 dead bodies had been recovered in the past two days. The migrants were on rubber boats and other small vessels, it said in a statement.

Italian mob sells weapons to ISIS in Libya

A new report has revealed that Italian mafia gangs are providing ISIS fighters stationed in Libya with weapons in exchange for smuggled monumental antiquities. The mobs later put the invaluable antiquities back to the market, to sell it to art

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