Dozens killed, injured in Kabul suicide blast

Dozens killed, injured in Kabul suicide blast

(Kabul) – At least 40 people were killed, and 140 injured in the powerful suicide blast carried out by an ambulance in Afghanistan’s capital city Kabul, local officials reported. Details of the attack show that an ambulance packed with explosives blew up in a crowded area in the city, killing at least 40 people and […]

Saudi-British relations discussed

Saudi-British relations discussed

(Jeddah) – Saudi Foreign Minister Adel Al Jubair met in Jeddah with his British counterpart Boris Johnson. They discussed distinguished bilateral relations as well as regional and international developments, the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported.

Saudi CP meets US Speaker

Saudi CP meets US Speaker

(Jeddah) – Saudi Crown Prince, Deputy Premier and Defence Minister His Royal Highness Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud received, in Jeddah, US House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan. The Saudi Press Agency (SPA) said that the two sides discussed bilateral relations binding the two countries, focusing on other key issues of mutual interest.

Omani-UK cooperation reviewed

Omani-UK cooperation reviewed

(Muscat) – HM Sultan Qaboos bin Said of Oman received British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson, and reviewed the existence cooperation between the two countries.

US government goes into shutdown

US government goes into shutdown

(Washington) – The US government has begun a federal shutdown after the Senate failed to agree on a new budget. Despite last minute bipartisan meetings, the bill to fund the government until February 16 did not receive the required 60 votes, the BBC reported. The shutdown, coming one year to the day after President Donald […]

Political stability vital for Malaysia’s progress: PM

Political stability vital for Malaysia’s progress: PM

(Kuala Lumpur) – Malaysia’s Prime Minister Najib Razak said that political stability is a prerequisite for Malaysia’s progress. As such, he said, the people should not take for granted the political stability that had been established by the government, which enabled the nation to achieve enviable development. “I recently visited a country that had gained […]

Saudi King meets Iraqi delegation

Saudi King meets Iraqi delegation

(Riyadh) – Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud received, at Yamama Palace, Iraqi Acting Minister of Planning and Commerce, Chairman of the Iraqi side at Saudi-Iraqi Coordination Council Dr. Salman Al-Jumaili and his accompanying delegation. Saudi Press Agency (SPA) said that the meeting focused on bilateral relations, highlighting the important […]

Saudi King orders $2 billion deposit in Yemen

Saudi King orders $2 billion deposit in Yemen

(Riyadh) – Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud has issued a directive to transfer a $2 billion deposit to the Central Bank of Yemen, in continuation of the Kingdom’s support of the Yemeni people, taking the total amount given by the Kingdom to the Central Bank of Yemen (CBY) […]

Saudi foreign minister meets U.S counterpart

Saudi foreign minister meets U.S counterpart

(Washington) – Saudi Foreign Minister, Adel bin Ahmed Al-Jubeir met the US Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson. According to the Saudi Press Agency (SPA), they discussed bilateral relations, and the latest regional and global developments.

US sanctions Iran’s judiciary chief

US sanctions Iran's judiciary chief

(Washington) – The US Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) said it has designated 14 individuals and entities in connection with serious human rights abuses and censorship in Iran, and support to designated Iranian weapons proliferators. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said in a press statement that the United States would not […]

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