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: Syria

Syria Kurds hand over two ISIS-linked orphans to Austria

:: Syria’s Kurds on Wednesday handed over to Austria two orphaned toddlers linked to ISIS, an official said, in the first such repatriation to the European country. “Two orphan brothers were handed over today to a representative of the Austrian

Pompeo: Adrian Darya 1 is transferring oil to Syria despite promises

:: The Iranian tanker Adrian Darya 1 is transferring its crude oil to the Syrian government, breaking assurances it gave not to sell crude to the country, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Tuesday. “Despite Iran FM Zarif’s

Turkey’s former FM says Erdogan’s AKP ‘losing popular support’

Recep Tayyip Erdogan

:: Turkey’s Justice and Development Party (AKP) is losing popular support in the country, former Turkish Foreign Minister Yasar Yakis told Al Arabiya, as a result of a “17-year period of staying in power” and “mistakes made in foreign policy

Saudi Arabia welcomes creation of UN-sponsored constitutional panel on Syria

:: Saudi Arabia welcomed on Monday the creation of a United Nations-sponsored constitutional committee by the Syrian government and the opposition, after two years of negotiations. Saudi Arabia’s ambassador to the UN, Abdallah al-Mouallimi, told the Security Council at its

Iraq and Syria open border crossing closed since 2012

:: Iraq and Syria have opened a key border crossing between the two neighboring countries, seven years after it was closed during Syria’s civil war. Monday’s opening of the crossing between the Iraqi town of Qaim and Syria’s Boukamal is

Turkey downs drone on Syria border

:: Turkish fighter jets have downed a drone that violated Turkey’s airspace from Syria six times, the defense ministry said on Sunday, adding that the drone’s nationality could not be immediately determined. A ministry statement said that two F-16 fighter

Syria’s Foreign Minister says Turkey continues to support terrorists

Walid al-Moualem

:: Syria’s Foreign Minister Walid al-Moualem said in his speech at the United Nations General Assembly in New York on Saturday that Turkey has failed to fulfill its commitments under a number of agreements and instead has provided terrorists with

Fierce clashes break out between Syrian regime forces, militants in Idlib: Monitor

:: Fierce clashes broke out between Syrian regime forces and militants in the northwestern town of Khan Sheikhoun in the Idlib province, causing the death of four regime fighters and two militants, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported on

Syria cautions against ‘foreign intervention’ in constitution body

:: Syria said on Monday the work of any new constitutional committee should be free of foreign intervention, suggesting Damascus remains insistent that a long-awaited step in a stalled peace process should respect its sovereignty. Syria underscored its long-held position

Pentagon: US continues to arm Kurds in Syria

:: The United States continues to provide Kurdish forces in northeastern Syria with arms and vehicles, despite the creation of a buffer zone with Turkey along the border, a US defense official said Wednesday. The US supplies the materials to

Erdogan says 3 million refugees could be returned to Syria safe zone

:: Turkish President Recep Tayyip said Wednesday that up to three million Syrian refugees could be returned to a “safe zone” it is seeking to establish in northern Syria. Turkey is home to more than 3.6 million Syrian refugees —

Jordan says 153,000 Syrians returned home since last October

:: Around 153,000 Syrians have returned to their country from Jordan since the reopening of a key border post last October, the interior ministry said Tuesday. Of the 153,000 who returned via the Jaber post, around 33,000 had refugee status

Syrian Observatory: Unidentified aircraft targets Iranian military positions

:: An unidentified aircraft on Tuesday targeted Iranian and pro-Iran militia’s military positions in the Syrian city of al-Bukamal near the Syria-Iraq border, the Syrian Observatory reported. The report noted that this strike is the second of its kind to

Leaders of Turkey, Russia, Iran set to tackle Syria turmoil

:: The leaders of Turkey, Russia, and Iran meet on Monday to try to secure a lasting truce in northwest Syria following attacks by the government that risk deepening regional turmoil and pushing a new wave of migrants toward Turkey.

Explosions hit Iraqi militia sites inside Syrian border town

:: Explosions have been heard in the Deir Ez-Zor town of al-Bukamal, according to Al Arabiya sources, where Iraqi militia sites were targeted inside the Syrian town near the Iraqi border. According to the sources, the explosions targeted militant groups

Erdogan threatens to implement Turkey’s plan for ‘safe zone’ in Syria

Recep Tayyip Erdogan

:: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday that Turkey will put its own operation plan into effect if Turkish troops do not control a “safe zone” in northeast Syria, which it has been planning with the United States,

Australian ISIS orphans rescued from Syria camp

:: Eight orphans of Australian ISIS fighters have been spirited out of a camp in Syria, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said Monday, in an apparent U-turn. The children and grandchildren of two notorious extremists are now in the care of

Syria violence interrupts food distribution in some areas

:: Syrian warplanes have struck rebel-held towns and villages in the country’s northwest as the World Food Program says weeks long violence has hampered some of its activities in the area. WFP said in a statement on Tuesday that due

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