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: United Kingdom

Asiri says his London attacker faces trial in UK court

The man who threw an egg at Saudi Arabia’s General Ahmed Asiri in London in March is facing trial in a UK court, the general said in an interview with Al Arabiya News Channel’s general manager Turki Aldakhil. Asiri was

PM says Britain uniting around Brexit

Prime Minister Theresa May said Sunday that Britain was beginning to unite behind Brexit, 10 months after the divisive referendum that saw the country narrowly vote to leave the European Union. “This year, after a period of intense debate over

British FM Boris Johnson says Syria’s Assad is an ‘arch-terrorist’

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad is an “arch-terrorist” and it is time Russia realised he is “literally and metaphorically toxic”, British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said Sunday. Johnson said Assad’s ally Moscow still had time to be on the “right side

At age 5, Beckham daughter gets brand protection

Harper Beckham is only 5 years old, but her famous mother already is taking steps to protect her brand. Fashion designer and former Spice Girl Victoria Beckham has registered daughter Harper’s name with intellectual property authorities in Britain and Europe.

British Vogue gets first male editor

British Vogue’s search for a new leader has come to an end with the naming of Edward Enninful as the magazine’s new chief editor. He will be the first male editor of British Vogue when he takes over on Aug.

Britain urges Putin to end support for ‘toxic’ Assad

Russia should end its support for “toxic” Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said on Monday ahead of a meeting of G7 foreign ministers in Italy. “It’s time for (Russian President) Vladimir Putin to face the truth

The UK and EU: Divorce by letters

Yossi Mekelberg

By : Yossi Mekelberg The moment that some wished for and others dreaded arrived last Wednesday when British Prime Minister Theresa May sent EU Council President Donald Tusk a letter triggering the beginning of the end of her country’s EU

UK’s Johnson cancels Moscow visit after Syria gas attack

Britain’s foreign minister Boris Johnson said on Saturday he had cancelled a visit to Moscow due to take place on April 10 after developments in Syria where a poison gas attack in a rebel-held area prompted the United States to

Turkey welcomes US Syria strike, calls it ‘positive’ but not enough

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on Friday hailed an attack by the United States on a Syrian air base as a positive development but said it was not enough on its own and “serious steps” were needed to protect the Syrian

Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi says no ethnic cleansing of Rohingya Muslims

Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi said ethnic cleansing was too strong a term to describe what was happening in the Muslim-majority Rakhine region, the BBC reported on Wednesday. “I don’t think there is ethnic cleaning going on,” Suu Kyi

Crackdown on WhatsApp is not the main message in terror fight

Chris Doyle

By : Chris Doyle One of the prickliest debates after the March 22 attack in Westminster, London, was over the encryption of messages. The British government was publicly seething that the security services were not able to access the last

British police charge 13 over London asylum seeker attack

British police said they had now charged 13 people on Tuesday over a brutal attack on a teenage asylum seeker in south London which detectives said he was lucky to survive. The 17-year-old Kurdish Iranian boy, named by media as

Saudi visit by British PM ‘to boost economic ties’

The visit to Saudi Arabia by the British prime minister is set to boost economic ties, and the UK is keen to participate in the Kingdom’s ambitious reform plans, an expert has said. Sheikh Nasser Al-Mutawa Al-Otaibi, co-chairman of the

Britain’s Theresa May begins Jordan, Saudi Arabia trip focused on security, trade

British Prime Minister Theresa May landed in Amman on Monday for a three-day trip to Jordan and Saudi Arabia focused on security and post-Brexit trade efforts. In Jordan, May is expected to announce that British military trainers will be sent

London attack victim stands on her own after broken leg

The Utah woman who suffered a broken leg from a high-profile London attack is now able to stand up on her own. Melissa Cochran’s brother Clint Payne on Saturday posted a photo of her on a verified GoFundMe website account.

British role in European security ‘unconditional’

Britain’s contribution to European security is “unconditional,” Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson told a French newspaper, denying the government had made a veiled threat to reduce cooperation if there was no post-Brexit trade deal. Prime Minister Theresa May said in a

Britain apologizes to Saudi Arabia after London incident involving Gen. Assiri

Britain has apologized after an egg was thrown at a Saudi military official during a visit to London, Saudi state media said Sunday. An anti-war activist last week attempted a citizen’s arrest of General Ahmed Assiri, spokesman for the Arab

Brexit will test UK-GCC special relationship

Dr. Manuel Almeida

By : Dr. Manuel Almeida A handful of historic decisions made in London have had a lasting impact in the Middle East, and the Gulf is certainly no exception. The formal British withdrawal from the Gulf, initiated in the early

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