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: KUALA LUMPUR

Palestinian professor killed in Malaysia, family accuses Israeli agency

:: The family of a Palestinian professor and Hamas member accused Israel’s Mossad spy agency on Saturday of killing him on the streets of Kuala Lumpur. Malaysian police said Fadi Mohammad al-Batsh, 35, was killed in a drive-by motorcycle shooting

Malaysia Airlines appoints group CEO to replace Bellew

:: Malaysia Airlines Berhad on Friday appointed Captain Izham Ismail as group chief executive officer designate with immediate effect following the departure of Peter Bellew after just over a year in the job. Izham, who has served as chief operating

Malaysian pilgrims get Hajj entry stamps from Saudi officials in home country

:: Saudi General Directorate of Passports has sent a number of its employees to Malaysia to complete procedures of pilgrims entering the country from Kuala Lumpur Airport for Hajj. The initiative was implemented in order to facilitate the procedures that

Malaysian govt crackdown on migrant workers condemned

:: Malaysia has rounded up over 3,000 undocumented migrant workers this month in a major crackdown, prompting alarm on Wednesday from lawmakers across the region who said the campaign was “victimizing the vulnerable.” The relatively developed country is a magnet

Malaysia, N. Korea to begin formal talks over return of Malaysians

Malaysia will in the coming days begin formal talks with North Korea on the return of nine Malaysians stranded in Pyongyang, the Southeast Asian nation’s foreign minister said on Saturday, after they were barred from leaving the country amid a

Malaysia PM Najib calls for unity amid North Korea row

Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak called for unity on Friday as he tried to bring home nine Malaysians stuck in North Korea amid a growing row over the murder of Kim Jong Nam, while warning Pyongyang not to abuse Malaysia’s

Malaysia says foiled Houthi attack ahead of Saudi King’s visit

Malaysia on Tuesday said suspected militants from Yemen arrested late last month ahead of a visit by Saudi King Salman were planning an attack on “Arab royalties.” A senior police source said the four Yemenis belonged to a Houthi insurgency

Saudi Arabia’s Aramco to invest $7 bln in Malaysia oil refinery

Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak said Monday that oil major Saudi Aramco will invest $7 billion in a mammoth oil processing hub in Malaysia, making it the single largest investor in the Southeast Asian country. The announcement came on the

King Salman awarded honorary doctorate by top Malaysian university

In recognition of his efforts to promote peace, solidarity and understanding among Islamic nations and the world at large, King Salman was conferred an honorary doctorate by the University of Malaya (UM) in Kuala Lumpur on Monday. The degree was

King Salman arrives in Malaysia during month-long Asian tour

Malaysia welcomed Saudi Arabia’s King Salman on Sunday for the start of a rare, month-long Asian tour, where the monarch will build ties and seek to draw more investments to the Gulf nation. The visit is the first by a

Kim Jong Nam died within 20 minutes of poisoning

Subramaniam Sathasivam

Malaysia’s health minister said Sunday that the dose of nerve agent given to North Korean ruler Kim Jong Un’s half brother was so high that it killed him “within 15-20 minutes.” Kim Jong Nam died Feb. 13 at Kuala Lumpur’s

North Koreans tried to stop autopsy on body of leader’s half-brother

Kim Jong Nam

North Korean officials spent hours on Wednesday trying to talk Malaysia out of conducting an autopsy on Kim Jong Un’s estranged half-brother, who was murdered at Kuala Lumpur airport this week, three sources familiar with the stand-off told Reuters. Malaysian

Thousands march in Malaysian capital calling for PM Najib to step down

Thousands of anti-government protesters marched in Malaysia’s capital on Saturday demanding the resignation of Prime Minister Najib Razak over his alleged involvement in a multi-billion dollar misappropriation scandal. Clad in yellow shirts and unfazed by arrests of activists and opposition

Malaysian students rally to demand prime minister’s arrest

Malaysian student activists led a rally Saturday to demand the arrest of Prime Minister Najib Razak, who has been implicated in a US government probe into massive fraud in a Malaysian investment fund. More than 1,000 people defied a police

Australia warns of possible terror attacks in Kuala Lumpur

Australia warned Sunday that terrorists may be plotting attacks in and around Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia’s largest city. The Australian High Commission in Malaysia said in a travel advisory that there was an ongoing terrorism threat in Malaysia, noting that authorities

Malaysia detains 7 suspected ISIS members plotting attacks

Malaysian police have detained seven men suspected of being an ISIS militant cell that was plotting attacks, authorities said Sunday. The seven Malaysians were detained over the past three days in a follow-up operation after the Jan. 15 detention of

Demonstrators hit the streets to oppose Malaysia signing TPP

Thousands of Malaysians protested against plans to join the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) on Saturday, just days before parliament is due to open a debate on the free trade pact.Many of the demonstrators congregated in central Kuala Lumpur were from

Malaysia’s new Islamic airline takes off — with a prayer

The short domestic flight from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia’s biggest city, begins with a recital of supplication of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) before his travel. The passengers — most of them Muslims — cup their hands, as a crew member murmurs a

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