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: Kuwait

Washington, London and Kuwait express ‘deep concern’ over Qatar crisis

:: The United States, United Kingdom and Kuwait urged all parties to a Gulf Arab diplomatic row over Qatar to resolve their dispute as quickly as possible through dialogue, Kuwait state news agency KUNA reported on Tuesday. The statement came

Tillerson heads to Kuwait for high-stakes Qatar crisis negotiation

:: Underscoring US concerns about the Qatar crisis, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is set to visit Kuwait, which is mediating in the dispute, on Monday. Tillerson “will meet with senior Kuwaiti officials to discuss ongoing efforts to resolve the

UK FM: Progress can be made to ease Qatar tensions but not immediately

:: British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said on Saturday progress could be made to heal a rift between Qatar and other Arab states, although a solution was unlikely to be found immediately. Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Egypt, and

US concerned Arab dispute with Qatar may be at an impasse

:: The United States is increasingly concerned that a dispute between Qatar and other Arab states is at an impasse and could drag on for a long time or intensify, the US State Department said on Thursday. “We remain very

UAE: Qatar denying consequences of its policies is ‘strange”

:: The UAE Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, Anwar Gargash, tweeted on Thursday that Qatar denying the “damages” caused by its policies toward Bahrain, Saudi Arabia and other Arab countries is “strange.” Gargash said there were “conspiracies that were

Fire at Kuwait’s Avenues Mall construction site contained

:: A fire that broke out at Kuwait’s The Avenues Mall, where construction work is being done to expand the shopping complex, has been brought under control, state news agency KUNA reported on Thursday. KUNA quoted General Jamal Al-Blaihees, deputy

Kuwait receives Qatar’s response to the demands from boycotting countries

:: Qatar’s foreign minister, Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani, arrived in Kuwait on Monday to deliver a response to the demands of Arab states which have cut ties with it. Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Egypt and the United Arab Emirates

Boycotting countries accept Kuwait’s request for extension of Qatar deadline

:: Saudi Arabia, UAE, Bahrain and Egypt have accepted the Kuwaiti government’s request to extend the deadline given to Qatar to respond to the list of demands by 48 hours, according to a joint statement issued by the four countries.

Reports: Kuwait will deny entry of figures on Qatar-linked terror list

:: Kuwait has said it will not allow the entry of figures who are currently named on a Qatar-linked terrorism blacklist by Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Bahrain and Egypt, local media reported on Tuesday. Saudi Arabia, Egypt, the UAE, and

Arab rulers congratulate newly-appointed Saudi crown prince

:: UAE President Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan and Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed, Dubai ruler Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid are among the first to congratulate Mohammed bin Salman for his appointment as Saudi crown prince on Wednesday.

Kuwaiti security forces summon three citizens included in terrorism list

:: Kuwaiti State Security summoned the three Kuwaitis named in the list of terrorism issued by Saudi Arabia, Egypt, UAE and Bahrain early Saturday morning. Saudi Arabia, Egypt, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain announced in a joint statement a

Kuwaiti emir arrives in Qatar after UAE, Saudi visits in hopes to solve spat

:: Kuwait’s ruler Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah has arrived in Qatar on Wednesday after finishing his UAE and Saudi Arabia visits in hopes to solve the diplomatic spat between the Gulf countries. A UAE official told Al Arabiya News

Kuwaiti Emir discusses latest GCC development with King Salman in Saudi

:: Kuwaiti Emir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah, has arrived in the Saudi city of Jeddah on Tuesday as Kuwait-led mediation efforts are taking shape in the crisis of severing ties with Qatar. Bahrain’s King Hamad bin Isa Al-Khalifa is set

UN envoy for Yemen hopes for ceasefire before Ramadan begins

:: UN envoy for Yemen Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed will head to Sanaa soon to meet with the rebels and discuss the possibility of a ceasefire before the holy month of Ramadan begins and the possibility of resuming consultations next

Kuwait ready to host Yemeni talks under certain conditions

:: Kuwait has announced its readiness to host the parties involved in the Yemeni conflict, provided that they reach an agreement that would end the crisis rather than going into a new marathon of consultations, as happened last year. This

Turkey aims to boost GCC ties amid free trade talks

:: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday said he aimed to boost economic and military ties with Arab Gulf states, as talks on a free trade zone deal pushed ahead. Erdogan, who is expected in Kuwait on Tuesday, said

Saudi Crown Prince: Biggest challenge lies in preserving unity of the homeland

In a speech at the Gulf Ministerial Meeting in Riyadh, Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Naif declared that “the biggest challenge we face today is preserving the unity of the homeland,” stressing “the importance of Arab and national unity, which

Kuwait suspect says ISIS planned attacks: Media

A suspected member of ISIS has confessed to plotting attacks on targets in Kuwait including the US military and a Shiite religious hall, local media reported Wednesday. Judicial sources said Hussein al-Dhafiri, arrested with his wife in the Philippines last

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