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: Morocco

King Salman, Moroccan king discuss coordinating efforts to contain Iran threats

:: Saudi Arabia’s King Salman and Morocco’s King Mohammed VI spoke on Thursday to emphasize the need to unite their positions and coordinate efforts to counter the aggressive tendency of the Iranian regime. King Salman called the Moroccan king and

Saudi Arabia ‘stands by’ Morocco ‘against all threats to its security’

:: An official source at Saudi Arabia’s Foreign Ministry expressed the Kingdom’s stance by Morocco in all that threatens its security, stability and territorial integrity. “The source added that the Saudi government strongly condemns the Iranian interference in Morocco’s internal

Morocco severs ties with Iran over alleged ties with Polisario Front

:: Morocco will sever diplomatic ties with Iran over Tehran’s support for the Polisario Front, a Sahara independence movement, the Moroccan foreign minister said on Tuesday. The Polisario Front have fought a guerrilla war for independence for the Sahrawi people

Morocco’s king undergoes successful heart surgery: state news agency

:: Morocco’s King Mohammed VI underwent successful heart surgery in France on Monday, state news agency MAP said. The 54-year old king was treated at a Paris clinic after suffering from a “heart rhythm disorder” on Jan. 20, the agency

Morocco adopts law on violence against women

Bassima Hakkaoui

:: The Moroccan parliament on Wednesday, after months of heated debate, adopted a law first drafted five years ago to combat violence against women. “Thank God!” Bassima Hakkaoui, the minister of family affairs, women and solidarity, wrote on her Facebook

Thousands take part in Morocco mass protest after coal mine deaths

:: Thousands of protesters in northeastern Morocco on Wednesday called for “jobs and development” in the fourth day of mass protests since two miners died in a shuttered coal pit. “No to marginalization,” cried the mostly young demonstrators in the

Morocco’s king dismisses ministers after weeks of protests in Al Hoceima

:: Morocco’s King Mohammed VI has relieved ministers of his cabinet on Tuesday after weeks of mass protests gripped the northern city of Al Hoceima, Al Arabiya’s correspondent has reported. Months of protests roiled northern Morocco earlier this year after

Morocco arrests 11 suspects linked to ISIS

:: Moroccan police on Saturday arrested 11 members of an “extremely dangerous terrorist” cell linked to ISIS and seized chemical products used to make bombs, the interior ministry said. The suspects were active in the neighboring northern cities of Fez

Spain and Morocco arrest six suspected of practicing beheadings

:: Spanish and Moroccan police have arrested five Moroccans and one Spaniard suspected of belonging to an extremist militant cell that simulated decapitations, the Spanish interior ministry said on Wednesday. The arrests mark the first big raids since a double

Moroccan beauty queen becomes latest victim of sexual assault

:: A Moroccan beauty queen has become that latest sexual harassment victim in the North African kingdom after she revealed that three men molested her in the coastal city of Tanja. Miss Arab beauty 2014, Fathima al-Zahra al-Jamali, known as

Spanish judge releases one Barcelona attack suspect while Morocco arrests two

:: A Spanish judge Tuesday released one suspect in the terror attacks that claimed 15 lives and wounded more than 100 people last week, saying evidence against him was weak, but remanded two others AFP reported. Meanwhile Moroccan authorities arrested

Finland stabbing suspect an an 18-year-old Moroccan citizen

:: Police are now investigating a stabbing spree in Finland that left two people dead as a terrorist attack, police said Saturday, identifying the suspect as an 18-year-old Moroccan citizen. “The act had been investigated as murder, but during the

Saudi Arabia’s King Salman receives Yemeni president in Morocco

:: Saudi Arabia’s King Salman received Yemeni President Abdrabbuh Mansour Hadi, Friday, at his residence in the Moroccan city of Tangier, state news agency SPA reported. The two leaders discussed a number of issues and developments in Yemen. Related articles

Dozens of migrants storm Morocco-Spain border post square

:: More than 100 migrants stormed a border post between Morocco and the Spanish territory of Ceuta on Monday, careering through with agents unable to stop them, police said. They started running from the Moroccan side, crossed the border posts

Moroccan sailor’s family calls for intervention over kidnap by Nigerian pirates

:: The family of a Moroccan merchant navy officer abducted by Nigerin pirates in the Gulf of Guinea issued an appeal to the government to intervene amid silence surrounding the kidnapping of the crew of a Panamanian navy ship, a

Morocco hosts spectacular allegiance ceremony for king

:: As is customary every year, King Mohammed VI, in his capacity as the Commander of the Faithful in Morocco, presided over his pledge of allegiance to the royal palace in Tetouan, northern Morocco, on the occasion of the 18th

Moroccan king pardons more than a thousand protesters

:: King Mohammed VI of Morocco on Saturday pardoned more than a thousand people who were under arrest for taking part in protests in the troubled northern Rif region, the justice ministry announced. The monarch pardoned a total of 1,178

Moroccan king slams development delays in restive north

:: Morocco’s king has rebuked ministers over delays to a development program meant to pump investment into a region rocked by months of protests over unemployment and perceived state neglect. Mohammed VI told ministers Sunday of his “disappointment, dissatisfaction and

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