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

Italy court refuses extradition to Tunisia of museum attack suspect

Abdelmajid Touil

An Italian court on Wednesday refused to extradite a Moroccan man suspected of having supplied weapons for the attack on the Bardo Museum in Tunisia earlier this year because he might face the death penalty in the case. Italy refuses

U.N.’s blue helmets to protect world’s heritage from ISIS

Italy said Saturday that UNESCO has approved its suggestion to have the United Nation’s famous Blue Helmets protect heritage sites around the world from attacks by Islamist militants. “UNESCO has said yes to the Cultural Blue Helmets,” Culture Minister Dario

UN urges EU to speed registration, relocation of refugees

The European Union must quickly establish adequate centers to receive and register asylum seekers in Greece and Italy and then distribute them across the bloc before winter sets in, the United Nations said on Friday. More than 591,000 people have

Italian Open organizers eye venue shift to Milan

After 80 years at the historic Foro Italico, the Italian Open tennis tournament could be headed to Milan. Italian tennis federation president Angelo Binaghi threatened to make the move Wednesday, changing his tune after suggesting earlier this year that organizers

Italian Team Aim For 3D Printed Housing

You may have heard of 3D printed clothes, food, medical models and even fire arms, but have you ever imagined stepping into a 3D printed house? The World’s Advanced Saving Project (WASP) group in Italy have, and they now believe

Albania extradites alleged ISIS recruiter to Italy

Baki Coku

Albanian authorities say they have extradited to Italy an Albanian accused of recruiting for the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria group (ISIS) in Syria. A police statement from Wednesday said that 40-year-old Baki Coku, who was arrested in July

Italy ‘not intimidated’ by Daesh attack on consulate in Cairo

Italy will not be intimidated by the deadly bombing of its consulate in Cairo, Foreign Minister Paolo Gentiloni said on Saturday A powerful explosion ripped through the Italian Consulate in central Cairo early Saturday, heavily damaging the building and killing

Italy: 4,200 more migrants saved off Libya’s coasts, 17 die

Italy Europe Migrants

The Italian coast guard says it has coordinated the rescue of more than 4,000 migrants off Libya’s coast in 22 separate operations. The rescues, from 13 boats and nine motorized rubber dinghies, took place Friday. The coast guard said Saturday

Tunisia says Moroccan held in Italy supplied weapons for museum attackers

The Moroccan arrested in Italy on suspicion of involvement in the Islamist militant attack on Tunisia’s Bardo Museum provided the weapons, a Tunisian official told Reuters on Thursday. Italian police said on Wednesday they had arrested Abdelmajid Touil, aged 22,

Italy wants to take ties with KSA to next level

Italy and Saudi Arabia enjoy excellent relations as the former marks its 69th national day on June 2, according to Italian Ambassador Mario Boffo. “Our ties go a long time back. Italy was among the first countries to establish ties

Italy arrests Tunisia museum attack suspect: police

Italian police have arrested a Moroccan man on suspicion he helped organize and execute the March 18 attack on Tunisia’s Bardo Museum that left 22 people dead, authorities said Wednesday. Abdelmajid Touil was arrested Tuesday night on a Tunisian arrest

EU ministers to push ambitious naval force plan

Foreign and defense ministers from the European Union are to gather on Monday to endorse plans for an ambitious naval force to fight people smugglers in the Mediterranean. The plans come after a series of shipwrecks that killed hundreds of

France calls for fairer asylum seeker distribution within EU

The European Union needs a system of border controls and a way for asylum seekers to be more fairly distributed among EU member states, French Prime Minister Manuel Valls said on Saturday. Nearly 1,000 migrants, many coming from Africa via

EU opens door to 20,000 migrants

The European Union’s executive proposed on Wednesday taking in 20,000 migrants over two years and distributing them across Europe, a plan Britain, one of its largest members, has already opted out of. Shocked by thousands of deaths among people trying

Italian navy rescues 274 from migrant ship off Libyan coast

Italian authorities say they have rescued 274 migrants from a migrant vessel in the Mediterranean, while more than 300 rescued a day earlier arrived in a port in Sicily. Italian Navy spokeswoman Giorgia Trecca said Saturday’s rescue took place off

About 700 migrants rescued from boats near Libya

Two commercial ships and an Italian coastguard vessel rescued about 700 migrants from overcrowded boats near the Libyan coast on Friday, days after more than 300 people died trying to make the crossing to Europe. Rome’s coastguard command center organized

Over 300 migrants die trying to reach Italy: UNCHR

More than 300 people probably died this week after attempting to reach Italy from Libya on four separate boats in stormy weather, the U.N. refugee agency said on Wednesday after speaking to a handful of survivors. The sharp increase in

29 African migrants die of hypothermia off Italian coast: Source

Twenty-nine African migrants intercepted by Italian authorities while trying to reach Europe by boat in rough and icy conditions have died of hypothermia, most after being rescued, sources told AFP Monday. Coastguard speedboats picked up 105 migrants in the Mediterranean

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