Friday, February 21, 2020

Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia calls for increased pressure on Iran after tanker attacks

Saudi Arabia is increasing pressure on its rival Iran and calling for the attacks on two tankers in the Gulf of Oman to "act swiftly and decisively" to safeguard oil exports from the Gulf region. Energy Minister Khalid al...

Iran under suspicion after sabotage against oil tankers

The United Arab Emirates suspect a "state player" behind the sabotage of four oil tankers off their coast on 12 May. There is "strong evidence" that it was a "complex and coordinated operation", according to a joint statement from...

Prime Minister of Pakistan: Terrorism and extremism has no link with Islam

Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan said there was no connection to Islam with terrorism and extremism, stressing the need for western society to distinguish between moderate and extremist Muslims. In his speech at the 14th Islamic Summit in Makkah, Imran...

Trump vetoed resolution on military aid in Yemen

US president Donald Trump has vetoed a congressional resolution aimed at putting an end to American aid to the military operation in Yemen, led by Saudi Arabia. In the decision passed by both chambers of parliament, Trump was ordered...

Saudi Arabia: Animals caused 355 traffic accidents, 44 deaths

The Ministry of Transport in Saudi Arabia revealed that the number of traffic accidents resulting from loose animals during the year 2018 amounted to 355 traffic accidents. According to Okaz newspaper, the Ministry of Transport through its Twitter account on...

Biggest Saudi oil field is fading Faster than anyone guessed

It was a state secret and the source of a kingdom’s riches. It was so important that U.S. military planners once debated how to seize it by force. For oil traders, it was a source of endless speculation. According to...

Saudi monarch launches $ 23 billion entertainment projects in Riyadh

Saudi Arabia's King Salman launched four entertainment projects in the capital Riyadh worth 86 billion riyals ($ 23 billion), Saudi television reported on Tuesday. Projects include a theme park, a gymnasium and an art center. The king also ordered the...

After African Union, El-Sisi to chair Arab-European Summit on Sunday

Egypt all set to host the Arab-European summit scheduled for next Sunday, which will discuss several important issues, including illegal immigration and refugees besides disputes, particularly Libya, Syria and others. The Secretary-General of the League of Arab States Mahmoud Afifi,...

Hotel in holy city Makkah caught fire, no casualties reported

A hotel in Makkah, Holy city of Saudi Arabia reportedly burned. Fire incident was believed to have taken place on Monday morning. The Gulf Daily News website reported that fire incidents occurred at 11.40 am (local time) involving a hotel,...

Overwhelming response of Pakistanis on PM Khan, Saudi Crown Prince statements

The statement of Prime minister Imran Khan during the reception in the honor of Crown Prince Muhammad Bin Salman was widely appreciated by Pakistanis said “I personally request his highness Prince Muhammad Bin Salman to look into the matter...
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A major reshuffle in the British Government

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Canadian Prime Minister chairs a meeting to discuss Coronavirus

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has convened an Incident Response Team meeting to discuss progress in the Canadian government’s response to the new Corona...

Koreans celebrate the historic victory of “Parasite” with Oscar

Celebrations were overwhelmed by social media in South Korea on Monday, after the black comedy film "Parasite" was awarded the first ever Oscar for...

WHO: China-led expert team to investigate coronavirus

The World Health Organization (WHO) said on Sunday that a team of international experts led by the organization has gone to Beijing to help...