Shaikh Abdullah attends Serbian President’s inauguration

Shaikh Abdullah attends Serbian President's inauguration

(Belgrade) – His Highness Shaikh Abdullah bin Hamad Al Khalifa, the Personal Representative of HM the King, represented HM the King at the inauguration ceremony of Aleksandar Vucic as Serbia’s new president in Belgrade. HH Shaikh Abdullah conveyed to President Vucic the greetings and best wishes of HM the King on his inauguration and his […]

London fire death toll reaches 17

London fire death toll reaches 17

(London) – London firefighters, traumatised by the devastation they witnessed in a high-rise apartment blaze that killed at least 17 people, worked Thursday to make the building safe so they could continue the search for more victims. Entire families are missing, and the death toll is certain to rise after flames tore through the 120-unit […]

Saudi-Pakistani relations discussed

Saudi-Pakistani relations discussed

(Jeddah) – Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud held at Al-Salam Palace in Jeddah a discussion session with Pakistani Prime Minister Mohammed Nawaz Sharif, the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported. Discussions focused on strong relations between the two brotherly countries and regional developments.

Saudi efforts, initiative to fight terrorism hailed

Saudi efforts, initiative to fight terrorism hailed

(Ohio) – President of the United States of America Donald Trump has lauded the efforts and initiative of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in the fight against terrorism and extremism. In a speech in the Ohio city of Cincinnati in which he spoke about improving the infrastructure of the United States, President Trump said that […]

Scottish Premier sees independence in 2025

Scottish Premier sees independence in 2025

(London) – Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon expected her country to gain independence from the United Kingdom by 2025. “I think Scotland will be independent, yes, but that’s a choice for the Scottish people,” she said in an ITV interview. Opinion polls show Sturgeon’s Scottish National Party looks likely to win the most seats north […]

OIC demands Qatar to honour its obligations

OIC demands Qatar to honour its obligations

(Jeddah) – The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) stressed that it has been closely following up on the current developments in the Gulf region after a number of member states had cut diplomatic ties with Qatar based on information and evidences confirming its implication in hostile acts waged against them. In a press release, the […]

World forges ahead with Paris climate deal

World forges ahead with Paris climate deal without Trump

(Brussels) – The world forged ahead with the Paris climate deal after President Donald Trump pulled the US out of the pact, triggering bitter condemnation from all corners of the globe. Trump announced that his administration would immediately stop implementing the 195-nation accord brokered by Barack Obama in 2015 in tandem with Chinese leaders. The […]

Deadly Kabul blast kills dozens, wounds hundreds

Deadly Kabul blast kills dozens, wounds hundreds

(Kabul) – A deadly blast rocked Kabul’s diplomatic quarter today, killing at least 80 people and wounding over 350 other, officials said. The explosion occurred during the morning rush hour in a busy part of the Afghan capital that houses many foreign embassies and government departments. Taliban denied responsibility for the attack in a statement, […]

S.Korea, US, Japan vow to sternly deal with N.Korea

S.Korea, US, Japan vow to sternly deal with N.Korea

(Seoul) – Top nuclear envoys of South Korea, the United States and Japan strongly condemned North Korea’s latest missile test, vowing to maintain close cooperation and seek stern action against Pyongyang’s “reckless” and “continued” provocations, South Korea’s foreign ministry said. Kim Hong-kyun, special representative for Korean Peninsula peace and security affairs at the foreign ministry, […]

President Trump meets Pope Francis

President Trump meets Pope Francis

(Vatican City) – Pope Francis and President Trump — two of the most recognizable people in the world — met for 30 minutes in the Vatican, where the two likely discussed topics from immigration to Monday’s terror attack in the U.K. Trump was joined by his wife Melania, his daughter Ivanka, her husband Jared Kushner […]

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