Category Archives: POLITICS

Qatar not invited to emergency Arab summits in Saudi Arabia Qatari official

Qatar has not been invited to two regional summits called to discuss attacks on Saudi oil assets, a Foreign Ministry official said on Monday. Saudi King Salman on Saturday proposed holding the two meetings in Mecca on May 30 to

Khashoggi Fiancee: World ‘Still Has Not Done Anything’

WASHINGTON, Hatice Cengiz, the fiancee of Jamal Khashoggi, the journalist slain at a Saudi Arabian consulate in Turkey last year, said Thursday that she could not believe that no one has yet faced serious consequences for the crime."I cannot understand...

Saudi Ministry of Islamic Affairs Inaugurates King Salman’s Iftar Breaking-Fast Program in Balkans

Sarajevo, The Ministry of Islamic Affairs, Call and Guidance of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, represented by the Religious Attache Mission in Saudi Embassy in Sarajevo has launched the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al

US Official: Explosives Blew Holes in Ships off UAE

A U.S. official says military experts believe explosives blew holes in four ships off the coast of the United Arab Emirates Sunday, and suspects Iran may be involved but they have no proof.Two of the oil tankers belong to Saudi

UN launches innovative programme to detect and disrupt terrorist travel

A new programme aimed at improving the tracking of suspected terrorists, using state-of-the-art software, was launched by the UN Office of Counter-Terrorism (UNOCT) on Tuesday.The launch at UN Headquarters in New York, of the United Nations Countering ...

Nations, Stakeholders Must Tackle Drivers of Deforestation while Striking Balance with Economic Growth, Chair Says as Forum Begins Session

Convening two years after the adoption of a landmark strategic plan for the planet's woodlands, the United Nations Forum on Forests opened its fourteenth annual session today amid renewed commitments to expand forest cover, reduce greenhouse gas emissi...

Foreign State Leases at Trump World Tower Stir Emoluments Concerns

The U.S. State Department allowed seven foreign governments to rent luxury condominiums in New York's Trump World Tower in 2017 without approval from Congress, according to documents and people familiar with the leases, in what some experts say could b...

Iran oil tanker forced to seek repairs in Saudi port

An Iranian tanker was forced to seek repairs at a Saudi port after suffering "engine failure and loss of control", the Iranian oil ministry's SHANA news agency reported Thursday. The rare docking in Iran's regional arch-foe, came as Washington was