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: Jordan

Jordan, Egypt, Palestine reiterate commitment to two-state solution

:: Jordan, Palestine and Egypt reiterated their commitment to the two-state solution as the only solution to the Palestinian-Israeli conflict, expressing their willingness to cooperate with the US administration to achieve that goal. Jordanian Foreign Minister Ayman Safadi met in

US and Russia on Syria: Beyond what meets the eye

Dr. Theodore Karasik

By : Dr. Theodore Karasik :: In the wake of the meeting between US President Donald Trump and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, Kremlin spokesman Dmitri Peskov noted that “it’s too early to draw” conclusions from the dialogue between America

Jordan downs a drone north of the kingdom

:: The Royal Jordanian Air Force has downed an F16 drone north of the kingdom Wednesday evening near Syria. Investigation is currently undergoing to know from where the drone came from, Al Arabiya News Channel’s correspondent reported. Jordan’s air force

Jordan, US kick off major military drill

:: Jordan and the United States kicked off annual military exercises Sunday known as “Eager Lion”, with about 7,400 troops from more than 20 nations taking part, officials said. US and Jordanian officials said the maneuvers would include border security,

Assad’s unproved allegations about Jordan

Raed Omari

By : Raed Omari :: Once again, Syria’s leader Bashar al-Assad has pointed an accusing finger at Jordan, claiming that the security-concerned kingdom is planning to deploy troops in his war-torn country. Assad made his allegations in an interview Friday

Jordanian envoy to Saudi Arabia hails Vision 2030 as strongest in region

Dr. Bassem Awadallah

In an interview with’s Editor-in-Chief Mamdouh AlMuhaini, Bassem Awadallah, the Jordanian king’s special envoy to Saudi Arabia, discussed Jordanian-Saudi ties and commended Saudi Vision 2030 and its positive effects on the economy of Arab countries. Awadallah said Jordanian-Saudi relations

Syria says it will halt passport renewals in Jordan, Turkey

Syria says it will stop renewing passports at its consulates in Jordan and Turkey beginning Monday. The decision was announced through the Syrian consulates’ websites in Jordan and Turkey on Sunday night without giving further details. According to the latest

Saudi, Jordan forces carry out joint drill

Units from Jordan Armed Forces-Arab Army (JAF), on Saturday, arrived at the Saudi King Abdulaziz Naval Base (KANB), while a group of Royal Saudi Naval Forces (RSNF) arrived at the Marka military airport in Amman, to carry out the “Abdullah

191,000 narcotic pills seized at Saudi-Jordanian border

Border guards and customs officers thwarted the smuggling of about 191,000 pills in three operations, two at the Durra border crossing and one at Tarif. In the first operation, border guards at the northern border foiled the smuggling of 119,000

Trio who tried to blow up US plane gets 15-year jail in Jordan

The State Security Court in Jordan on Wednesday handed over a 15-year imprisonment sentence along with hard labor to three terrorists who were convicted of plotting to carry out attacks and provide the funding for terror operations. The public hearing

Jordan summons Iran envoy over comments on King

Jordan summoned Iran’s ambassador to Amman at the weekend, the foreign ministry said, after an Iranian official slammed comments by King Abdullah in an American newspaper as “silly and careless”. King Abdullah told the Washington Post in an interview published

Daesh launches suicide attacks on US-backed Syrian fighters

Daesh militants launched two suicide attacks on US-backed Syrian opposition fighters near the border with Iraq, leaving at least 12 dead in the fighting and many wounded, opposition sources said on Sunday. They said eight Daesh militants and four of

Arab League calls for de-escalation in Syria

Arab League chief Ahmed Abu Gheit warned on Saturday against a “dangerous escalation” in Syria after a US missile strike on a Syrian airbase following an alleged regime chemical attack. “The Arab League rejects regional and international powers’ attempts to

Blaming Assad, Trump says Syria attack ‘cannot be tolerated’

Decrying an “affront to humanity,” President Donald Trump declared Wednesday that a chemical weapons attack in Syria “cannot be tolerated” but did not say what the US might do in response. He blamed the attack squarely on Syrian President Bashar

Amman talks embodied strong ties between Jordan and Saudi Arabia: King Salman

King Salman

King Salman said his recent visit and talks with Jordan’s King Abdallah and signing agreements with Jordan have embodied strong brotherly ties between the two countries. Presiding over the Cabinet session at Yamamah Palace here Monday, King Salman also said

Britain’s Theresa May begins Jordan, Saudi Arabia trip focused on security, trade

British Prime Minister Theresa May landed in Amman on Monday for a three-day trip to Jordan and Saudi Arabia focused on security and post-Brexit trade efforts. In Jordan, May is expected to announce that British military trainers will be sent

Al-Jubeir: Riyadh will host the upcoming Arab Summit

Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir disclosed on Wednesday evening that Saudi Arabia has agreed to host the next annual 29 th Arab summit at the request of the United Arab Emirates. At the end of the one-day Arab summit in

King Salman leaves Jordan after meeting with Arab leaders

King Salman

Saudi Arabia’s King Salman left Jordan today, after attending the 28th Arab Summit in Amman where he met with Arab leaders on Wednesday. During the summit King Salman spoke separately with Bahrain’s King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, Kuwait’s King

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