Saudi Arabia Calls On Syria To Comply With Chemical Weapons Watchdog
LONDON: Saudi Arabia has urged Syrian authorities to cooperate with the chemical weapons watchdog and implement all decisions related to the use of chemical weapons in Syria. The Kingdom’s position on the matter was reiterated by the Saudi permanent representative to the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons,... Read more
Arab Coalition Targets Iran Revolutionary Guard Experts In Sanaa
RIYADH: The Arab coalition struck Iranian Revolutionary Guard experts in Yemen’s capital, the Saudi Press Agency reported. The coalition asked civilians in Sanaa not to gather near the targeted sites. The operation complies with international humanitarian law and its customary rules, the coalition said. The coalition has hit a... Read more
Saudi, UAE Ministers Discuss Cultural Ties And Projects
RIYADH: The Saudi and UAE culture ministers met in Paris on Wednesday to discuss the close cultural ties between the two nations. Saudi Minister of Culture, Prince Badr bin Abdullah bin Farhan Al-Saud and the UAE’s Minister of Culture and Youth Noura Bint Mohammed Al-Kaabi praised the existing cooperation... Read more
Arab Nations Condemn Houthi Attacks On Saudi Arabia’s Southern Region
DUBAI: The Arab world has condemned the recent attempted attacks on Saudi Arabia by the Iranian-backed Houthi militia on Wednesday. The militia group deliberately targeted civilian areas in Saudi’s southern region using three ballistic missiles, which air defense teams intercepted and destroyed. In a statement published on state news... Read more
172 Arrested In Saudi Arabia’s Anti-Corruption Efforts
JEDDAH: The Oversight and Anti-Corruption Authority announced the arrest of 172 people on charges related to financial and administrative corruption in government agencies, according to an article in Al Ekhbariya. The authority stated on its Twitter account that it conducted 6,061 oversight rounds in the course of one month... Read more
Lebanese PM Visits Saudi Arabia’s Pavilion at COP26 Amid Gulf Row
BEIRUT: Lebanese Prime Minister Najib Mikati visited Saudi Arabia’s pavilion at the UN Climate Change Conference, amid attempts to ease the diplomatic and economic fallout triggered by a government minister’s remarks on the war in Yemen. Mikati was received at the pavilion by the Kingdom’s ambassador to the UK,... Read more
Saudi Arabia Issues Calming Statement As Lebanese Tensions Rise Over Port Explosion Case
BEIRUT: Saudi Arabia’s Ambassador to Lebanon Waleed Bukhari told Lebanese religious figures on Tuesday that the Kingdom “cares for Lebanon’s security, stability, institutions and co-existence between Christians and Muslims.” The Saudi embassy’s media office said: “There is no legitimacy for the discourse of strife, nor for one that goes... Read more
Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Visits Saudi Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai
DUBAI: Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al-Nahyan, crown prince of Abu Dhabi and deputy supreme commander of the UAE Armed Forces, visited Saudi Arabia’s pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai on Thursday. Prince Turki bin Mohammed bin Fahd bin Abdulaziz, the Saudi minister of state and member of the Saudi Cabinet,... Read more
Saudi Arabia, US, EU, others announce $600m in additional aid for Yemen
NEW YORK: Saudi Arabia, the US, the EU and other nations announced hundreds of millions of dollars’ worth of additional humanitarian and development aid for Yemen at a high-level meeting at the UN on Wednesday. Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al-Rabeeah, supervisor-general of the King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center,... Read more
Saudi Arabia, UAE, Egypt and Kuwait Condemn Failed Coup Attempt in Sudan
DUBAI: Saudi Arabia condemned the failed coup attempt in Sudan, Al-Arabiya TV reported on Wednesday, citing the kingdom’s foreign ministry. The United Arab Emirates, Egypt and Kuwait also condemned the failed coup attempt in Sudan and renewed their support for the Sudanese people. Egypt, in a statement issued by... Read more