Daily Archives: October 18, 2020

UN Arms Embargoes on Iran Expire Despite US Objections

TEHRAN – A decade-long U.N. arms embargo on Iran that barred it from purchasing foreign weapons like tanks and fighter jets expired Sunday as planned under its nuclear deal with world powers, despite objections from the United States. While insisting

Israel, US Send Treaty Delegation to Bahrain

JERUSALEM – An Israeli delegation accompanied by the U.S. treasury secretary flew to Bahrain on Sunday to formalize nascent relations and broaden Gulf cooperation that Washington has promoted as an anti-Iran bulwark and potential economic bonanza. Bahrain followed the United

Amman Stock Market Falls

Amman, The Amman Stock Exchange (ASE) opened Sunday trading session lower at 1,568 points from its last session closure of 1,572 points, Jordan News Agency (Petra) reported. In the first hour of today’s trading session, the index ranged between 1,568

Bahrain Bourse Falls

Manama, Bahrain All Share Index has closed at 1,476.93 points marking a decrease of 0.90 points below the previous closing, Bahrain News Agency (BNA) reported. This decrease was due to the fall in the Commercial Banks Sector and Investment Sector. Bahrain lslamic Index has closed at 646.77 points marking a decrease of 4.83 points below the previous

Saudi Stock Exchange Main Index Ends Trading Higher, at 8,560.81 Points

Riyadh, Saudi Stock Exchange’s main index ended trading higher here today, gaining 7.02 points to close, at 8,560.81 points. The total value of the trading reported was over 9.2 billion, while the toll of shares traded was more than 400

Emergency Center for Epidemic Control Continues Providing Treatment Services, in Hajjah Governorate, Yemen

Hajjah, Yemen, The Emergency Center for Epidemic Control has continued to provide treatment services to beneficiaries in Hajjah Governorate, Yemen, with the support of King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSrelief), it was reported here today. The report said

Health Ministry Spokesman: 348 New Confirmed Cases of COVID-19 Reported in Saudi Arabia

Riyadh, Assistant Minister of Health and Official Spokesman of the Ministry of Health Dr. Muhammad Al-Abdulaali said in a press conference here today that 348 new confirmed cases of Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) have been reported in the Kingdom of Saudi

Royal Orders Issued

Riyadh, The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud issued today a royal order with regard to a reformation of the Senior Scholars Council as follows: 1. Sheikh Abdulaziz bin Abdullah bin Mohammed Al Al-Sheikh,