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: MUSLIMS

India rejects US report on attacks on minority Muslims

:: India on Sunday rejected a US State Department’s annual report on religious freedom that raised questions about the government’s inability to curb violent attacks on the country’s minority Muslims. Preparing for a visit by US Secretary of State Mike

Myanmar urged to investigate atrocities against Muslim Rohingya

:: Myanmar must hold a “proper investigation” into alleged atrocities against the Muslim Rohingya, a UN Security Council envoy said Tuesday at the end of the highest-level diplomatic visit to the conflict area. Refugees and rights groups say Myanmar’s army

Despite UN warning, first Rohingya family repatriated from Bangladesh to Myanmar

:: Myanmar’s government said it repatriated on Saturday the first family of Rohingya out of some 700,000 refugees who fled to Bangladesh to escape a brutal military campaign, despite UN warnings that a safe return is not yet possible. The

Guterres to Myanmar: End military ops, open humanitarian access

:: UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres decried the humanitarian “nightmare” faced by Myanmar’s Rohingya on Thursday and demanded that the government end military operations and open humanitarian access to its conflict-wracked western region. “The situation has spiraled into the world’s

Half of UN Security Council ask Guterres to publicly brief on Myanmar

:: Seven members of the United Nations Security Council, including the United States and Britain, have asked UN chief Antonio Guterres to publicly brief the 15-member body next week on the violence in Myanmar that he has described as ethnic

Rohingya crisis sparks fear among Bangladeshi Buddhists

:: As thousands of Rohingya flee ethnic violence in Myanmar, Bangladesh’s small Buddhist community fears the crisis could spark a violent backlash from their Muslim neighbors. Many Bangladeshis are angry over the treatment in Buddhist-majority Myanmar of the Rohingya, a

Myanmar protesters try to block aid shipment to Muslim Rohingya

:: Hundreds of Buddhists in Myanmar tried to block a shipment of aid to Muslims in Rakhine state where the United Nations has accused the military of ethnic cleansing, with a witness saying protesters threw petrol bombs before police dispersed

Are Rohingya Muslims being wiped off Myanmar’s map?

:: For generations, Rohingya Muslims have called Myanmar home. Now, in what appears to be a systematic purge, they are, quite literally, being wiped off the map. After a series of attacks by Muslim militants last month, security forces and

OIC condemns abuses against Rohingya in Myanmar

:: The Independent Human Rights Commission (IPHRC) of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) has strongly condemned human rights violations against Rohingya Muslims in Rakhine state, Myanmar. The IPHRC called on all OIC member states, especially neighboring countries, to urge

‘We will continue to provide security, tranquility and comfort to pilgrims’, says Saudi king in Eid message

King Salman

:: Saudi King Salman congratulated Hajj pilgrims and the Islamic nation on the occasion of Eid Al-Adha on Friday and paid tribute to members of security forces, who lost their lives protecting the Kingdom. King Salman received at Mina Palace

Muslims in China’s Xinjiang region ‘happiest in the world’

:: Muslims living in China’s far western region of Xinjiang are the happiest in the world and people should not believe the lies spread by extremists and their Western supporters, a senior official wrote on Friday in an unusually strongly

Trump administration reverses policy on fiancés as travel ban takes effect

:: US President Donald Trump’s administration reversed a decision late on Thursday and said fiancés would be considered close family members and therefore allowed to travel to the United States as its revised travel ban took effect. The US State

Man held after driving 4×4 into barriers protecting Paris mosque

:: A man was arrested after he drove his vehicle into barriers protecting a mosque in the Paris suburbs Thursday, police said, with Muslim officials describing the incident as an “attempted attack”. The 4X4 vehicle “struck pillars and barriers in

Muslims around the world celebrate Eid al-Fitr holiday as Ramadan ends

:: Muslims across the globe gathered to celebrate Eid al-Fitr on Wednesday, a holiday marking the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan. Eid al-Fitr starts when the new moon is spotted in the sky, making the Eid holiday

UAE: Attack attempt in Saudi bolsters our will to eliminate terrorism

:: UAE’s Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Abdullah bin Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan said Saturday that the recent terrorist attack attempt targeting Mecca’s Grand Mosque will only increase “our will” to encounter those who support terrorism. “This

Man who drove van into people leaving UK mosque: ‘I will kill all Muslims’

:: Witnesses said that the man who drove a van into people leaving a mosque in London shouted: “I’m going to kill all Muslims, I’m going to kill all Muslims.” Shortly after midnight, the vehicle swerved into a group of

Saudi: Saturday is the first day of Ramadan

:: Saudi Arabia’s Supreme Court said on Thursday that Saturday May 27 is the first day of Ramadan. On Thursday, Saudi was not able to sight Ramadan’s crescent. Muslims follow a lunar calendar consisting of 12 months in a year

From Saudi Arabia, Trump is set to promote peace

:: President Donald Trump will encourage Washington’s partners to promote peace, and confront chaos and violence during his scheduled trip to Saudi Arabia on May 23, US National Security Advisor H.R. McMaster said on Friday. Saudi Arabia is going to

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