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: WAR

Iran’s Revolutionary Guards chief says they are not pursuing war

:: Iran is not pursuing war, the head of the elite Revolutionary Guards said on Sunday, according to the Fars news agency. “The difference between us and them is that they are afraid of war and don’t have the will

Yemen’s Houthi militia leader says tribesmen are ‘traitors’

:: Houthi militia leader Abdul Malik al-Houthi held a meeting with senior militia field commanders, Yemeni sources said on Friday. The meeting took place at a time when the Arab coalition-backed Yemeni army, which is fighting against the militia, has

King Salman Relief Center sends urgent humanitarian aid to Eastern Ghouta

:: The King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center has sent urgent relief packages to the rebel-held Eastern Ghouta in Syria. The packages included supplies to run a charity kitchen and nutritional baskets. The aid was given to citizens in

North Korea says new UN sanctions an act of war

:: The latest UN sanctions against North Korea are an act of war and tantamount to a complete economic blockade against the country, North Korea’s foreign ministry said on Sunday, threatening to punish those who supported the measure. The UN

Trump administration does not want limits on war authorization

:: President Donald Trump’s top national security aides pushed back on Monday against US lawmakers calling for a new congressional war authorization, saying it would be a mistake to impose geographic or time limits on the campaign against ISIS and

Russians have mastered how to wage war in the 21st Century

Dr. Azeem Ibrahim

By : Azeem Ibrahim :: War seems like a simple affair. You get the biggest army. You invade enemy countries. And then, when you win the war, you make them submit to you will. This is how we have done

What kind of regime sends children to war?

Dr. Majid Rafizadeh

By : Dr. Majid Rafizadeh :: Although the US Treasury Department has been instructed by President Donald Trump to impose new sanctions on the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) because of its support for terrorism, the Iranian regime shows no

To hell with war

Jonathan Power

By : Jonathan Power :: Frederick the Great of Prussia was a friend of Voltaire, and enjoyed ribald evenings with the philosopher discussing the intricacies of life’s dos and don’ts. Before becoming king, Voltaire persuaded him to become a pacifist,

Rahim AlHaj, Iraqi-American composer who translates wartime letters musically

Rahim AlHaj cried every time he read the letters of eight Iraqis sharing personal, harrowing tales of love, loss and hope in wartime since the 2003 US-led invasion. Rather than retreat, the Iraqi-American composer and musician immersed himself in the

US marines deploy artillery battery to Syria

The United States has sent a Marine Corps artillery battery into Syria to help defeat ISIS militants in Raqqa, a US official said Wednesday. The official said troops from the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit had deployed a battery of 155mm

Mass wedding of Yemenis who lost their limbs in war with Houthis

40 Yemeni amputees married in a mass wedding in Taiz in Yemen on Saturday. The amputees sustained their injuries during battles against Houthi militias and forces loyal to former president Ali Abdullah Saleh. Hundreds attended this wedding which was organized

Cholera outbreak hits war-torn Yemen: UNICEF

War-torn Yemen is suffering from a cholera outbreak, the UN’s children agency said Friday, posing a further threat to infants in the impoverished nation. “This outbreak adds to the misery of millions of children in Yemen,” UNICEF Yemen representative Julien

Philippines tells world not to interfere in Duterte drugs warned

Philippines Foreign Minister Perfecto Yasay told the United Nations on Saturday his country’s new president, Rodrigo Duterte, had an “unprecedented” mandate and the world should not interfere in his crackdown on crime. Addressing the annual UN General Assembly, Yasay said

Brazil prosecutors filed charges in May against Taurus over Yemen arms deal

Brazilian prosecutors said on Tuesday they had charged Forjas Taurus SA, Latin America’s largest gunmaker, in May for allegedly dealing with a known Yemeni arms trafficker in violation of international sanctions. Prosecutors in the southern city of Porto Alegre, near

Wars displace record 40 million people globally

The number of people internally displaced by conflicts around the world rose last year to a record 40.8 million people, a report out on Wednesday showed. “This is the highest figure ever recorded and twice the number of refugees worldwide,”

Moscow Moves Warship Off Syria Coast

Moscow Moves Warship Off Syria Coast To ‘Destroy Any Threats To Russian Planes’ Moscow plans to suspend military cooperation with Ankara after the downing of a Russian bomber by Turkish air forces, Russian General Staff representatives said on Tuesday. Further

‘I apologize:’ Tony Blair admits Iraq war mistakes

Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair has apologized for aspects of the Iraq war in an upcoming television interview, British media reported Sunday. His comments, in a yet-to-be-aired interview CNN that has been reported by the Mail on Sunday, have

Number of Syrian refugees tops four million: U.N.

The number of Syrians who have fled abroad since the outbreak of civil war in their country has risen to more than 4 million, the largest number from any crisis in almost 25 years, the United Nations said Thursday. A

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