Category Archives: SPORTS

Saudi-Led Coalition Strikes Houthi Positions in Yemen Capital

CAIRO, The Saudi-led coalition in Yemen has targeted military positions in the Houthi-controlled capital Sanaa, including air-defense systems, Saudi state TV said Saturday.The assaults followed a missile attack by the Iran-aligned Houthis on Saudi Arab...

US Senate Halts Efforts to Prevent Arms Sales to Bahrain, Qatar

CAPITOL HILL, The U.S. Senate on Thursday turned back resolutions aimed at disapproving multi-billion-dollar arms sales to Bahrain and Qatar, amid continued intensive congressional scrutiny of weapons sales to U.S. allies in the Middle East. The Senate...

Palestinians Urge Egypt, Jordan to Reconsider Going to US-led Conference

BURQIN, WEST BANK, Palestinians urged Egypt and Jordan on Wednesday to reconsider their attendance at a U.S.-led conference on June 25-26 in Bahrain, voicing concern it would weaken any Arab opposition to Washington's coming peace plan.The United State...

Saudi King: Iran’s ‘Terrorist Acts’ Threaten Energy Supply

MECCA, SAUDI ARABIA, Saudi Arabia's King Salman slammed Iran over recent attacks targeting the kingdom, describing the incidents Saturday in a speech before Muslim leaders gathered in Mecca as terrorist acts that threaten global energy supplies.It was ...

Saudi King: Iran’s ‘Terrorist Acts’ Threaten Energy Supply

MECCA, SAUDI ARABIA, Saudi Arabia's King Salman slammed Iran over recent attacks targeting the kingdom, describing the incidents Saturday in a speech before Muslim leaders gathered in Mecca as terrorist acts that threaten global energy supplies.It was ...

Saudi King Salman Urges International Effort to Thwart Iran

MECCA, SAUDI ARABIA, Saudi Arabia's King Salman opened an emergency summit of Gulf Arab leaders in the holy city of Mecca on Thursday with a call for the international community to use all means to confront Iran, but he also

AGFUND Announces Nominations for Prince Talal International Award for “Clean Water and Sanitation”

Riyadh, 29 May, 2019, SPA -- The Arab Gulf Development Program (AGFUND) has announced the sixth goal of Sustainable Development 2030, as the theme of Prince Talal International Award for Human Development 2019, entitled " Ensure availability and sustai...

Civilian Experiences, Needs in Conflict Critical to Creating Protection, Accountability Frameworks, Speakers Tell Security Council

Legal Concepts Covering 'Endless Categories' Will Only Weaken Council's Efforts, Russian Federation's Representative CautionsAlong with holding perpetrators to account, the experiences and needs of civilian communities who suffer the daily brutalities ...