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

Jordanian F16 pilot survives crash in Saudi’s Najran

A Jordanian F16 fighter jet commander survived a crash that occurred on Friday in Saudi Arabia’s Najran, a military source from the Jordanian armed forces reported. The source reported that the pilot, Adnan Naim Abdulaziz Nabbas, was flying the jet

Shahrukh Khan movie Raees releases in Egypt, Jordan

Shahrukh Khan-starrer movie Raees, which opened to 3500 screens worldwide on January 25, is now releasing in Egypt and Jordan, beginning Wednesday, February 22. The announcement was made by the star himself in a tweet on Wednesday. The action crime

ISIS-linked group expands foothold in southern Syria near Israel and Jordan

ISIS-linked Syrian militant groups on Monday launched a surprise attack on moderate rebels in southwestern Syria near the Golan Heights near where the Jordanian and Israeli borders converge, seizing several villages and a large town, rebels and witnesses said. Rebels

Netanyahu ‘spurned a peace offer’ at secret 2016 meeting

Israel’s prime minister turned down a regional peace initiative last year that was brokered by then-U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, former American officials confirmed Sunday, in apparent contradiction to Benjamin Netanyahu’s stated goal of involving regional Arab powers in

Air strikes hit Syria’s rebel-held Idlib city, 15 dead

At least 15 people died in air strikes on the rebel-held Syrian city of Idlib on Tuesday, in some of the heaviest raids there in months, residents and a rescue worker said. Around eight attacks by what were believed to

Russia, Turkey, Iran discuss Syria ceasefire implementation in Astana

Experts from Russia, Turkey, Iran and the United Nations have started a technical meeting in Kazakhstan’s capital, Astana, to discuss in detail the implementation of the Syrian ceasefire agreement, Kazakhstan’s Foreign Ministry said on Monday. “Representatives of Jordan are expected

Trump discusses Syria safe zones with Jordan king

US President Donald Trump discussed with Jordan’s King Abdullah the possibility of establishing safe zones in Syria, the White House said on Thursday. Trump met with King Abdullah briefly in Washington on Thursday morning, the White House said in a

Jordan king to press Trump to step up war on Islamist militants

Jordan’s King Abdullah will hold talks with US President Donald Trump’s administration in Washington on Monday on how to bolster the kingdom’s domestic security amid the growing risk of ISIS attacks, officials and diplomats said. They said the monarch, who

Jordan’s King Abdullah to visit US from Monday

Jordan’s King Abdullah will begin a visit to the United States on Monday, the Jordanian embassy said on Thursday, the first Arab leader to hold talks with the new administration of President Donald Trump. “HM King Abdullah II will start

Deadly blast rocks refugee camp near Syria-Jordan border

A bomb blast hit the Rakban refugee camp in Syria near the border with Jordan on Saturday, killing four civilians and causing injuries, said the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a Britain-based war monitor. The camp is home to refugees

Jordan’s king reshuffles cabinet amid growing challenges

Jordan’s King Abdullah reshuffled his cabinet but retained Hani Mulki as prime minister on Sunday, granting him more scope to tackle the threat of militants and to press ahead with unpopular IMF-mandated reforms to cut spiraling public debt. The reshuffle,

12 taken to court in Jordan over online abuse of Istanbul attack victims

Amman’s State Security Court (SSC) on Monday referred to Prosecutor General 12 suspected of indulging in online abuse directed against Jordanian victims and their families of Istanbul New Year’s shooting. According to a report published in Petra, Amman Prosecutor General,

Jordanian forces clash with gunmen in Karak, 4 dead

A Jordanian military source told Al Arabiya.net that four security men were killed during clashes between gunmen and security forces in the Wesya area in the city of Karak. The sources said that security forces carried out raids in the

Jordan: Police storm castle after shooting kills 10

Gunmen ambushed Jordanian police in a series of attacks Sunday, including at a Crusader castle popular with tourists, killing seven officers, two local civilians and a woman visiting from Canada, officials said. At least 27 people were wounded in one

Three killed in refugee camp ISIS suicide attack

A suicide bomber believed to be from ISIS killed three people and injured at least 20 others in an attack on Sunday at a refugee camp in Syria near the border with Jordan, a rebel official said. The attack targeted

Jordan to allow aid to refugees stuck on border

Jordan said Monday it will allow aid deliveries to tens of thousands of refugees on its border with Syria, which has been closed since a deadly attack on soldiers in June. “In the coming weeks we will resume allowing humanitarian

Jordanians protest writer’s assassination

Protesters in Jordan demanded that the government resign on Monday for its failure to protect a Christian writer shot dead outside a court where he was to stand trial after sharing on social media a cartoon image seen as insulting

Jordan’s PM reappointed after elections, asked to form new government

Jordan’s King Abdullah II re-appointed Prime Minister Hani al-Mulki on Sunday to form a new government following elections in which the Muslim Brotherhood made its return as a parliamentary force. “The king has accepted the resignation of Hani al-Mulki’s government

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