Monday, 20 November 2017

Tag Archives: Saudi Arabia

OIC reiterates full support to Kashmir right of self-determination

KASHMIR

JEDDAH: A ceremony was held at the residence of the Consul General of Pakistan Shehryar Akbar Khan, Jeddah to mark the Kashmir Black Day; honouring the sacrifices of the people of Kashmir who have laid down their lives for their right of self-determination and to condemn the illegal occupation of ...

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Hezbollah says Saudi declares Lebanon war with Hariri detention

Nasrallah to make key speeches on 33-day war occasion

BEIRUT: Hezbollah’s leader said that Saudi Arabia had declared war on Lebanon and his Iran-backed group, accusing Riyadh of detaining Saad al-Hariri and forcing him to resign as Lebanon’s prime minister to destabilise the country. France became the first Western country to indicate that Saudi Arabia was holding Hariri against ...

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Saudi citizens asked to leave Lebanon immediately

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RIYADH: Saudi Arabia has urged all its citizens to leave Lebanon at once, a call that adds fire to the emerging political crisis in Beirut after the still unaccepted resignation of Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri who is in Riyadh. The official news agency SPA quoted an official source in the ...

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Saudi graft inquiry spreads beyond borders

FILE PHOTO - Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman attends the Future Investment Initiative conference in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia October 24, 2017. REUTERS/Hamad I Mohammed

ABU DHABI/DUBAI: Saudi Arabia’s crackdown on corruption has spread beyond its borders as regulators in the United Arab Emirates ask UAE banks for information about Saudi citizens detained in the investigation, a possible prelude to freezing their accounts. The UAE central bank has requested commercial banks and finance companies in ...

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Saudi Arabia to Construct $500 Billion Mega City

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RIYADH: Saudi Arabia’s powerful crown prince on Tuesday announced plans to build a futuristic city run entirely on alternative sources of energy and said the ultraconservative kingdom must return to “moderate Islam.” The $500 billion “Neom” project , envisioned as a hub for technological innovation, will be funded by the ...

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Russia & Saudi Arabia sign billion dollar arms & energy contracts

Putin, Salman

MOSCOW: Saudi Arabia’s King Salman, on a landmark visit to Russia, and President Vladimir Putin on Thursday signed a slew of arms and energy deals as the key US ally seeks to deepen cooperation with Moscow. The leaders of the world’s largest energy exporters discussed an extension of an OPEC ...

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UK, Saudi Arabia sign military cooperation deal

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BRITAIN and Saudi Arabia signed a framework deal on military and security cooperation, Saudi state news agency SPA said on Tuesday, redoubling efforts to counter Iran in the Gulf region and defeat Islamic State. Prime Minister Theresa May said in December that Britain would invest over 3 billion pounds ($4.05 ...

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Trump Threatens ‘to Totally Destroy North Korea’

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Trump to UN: ‘Rocket Man is on a suicide mission’ U.S. President Donald Trump dispensed with diplomacy at the United Nations, vowing in his maiden speech to the General Assembly that the United States “will have no choice but to totally destroy North Korea” if it is forced to defend ...

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Ban on Internet calls to be lifted in Saudi Arabia

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MANAMA: Internet voice and video calling applications, including WhatsApp, Skype, and Viber will be available in Saudi Arabia as the ban will be officially lifted. The block on the access to the voice call applications will be removed on Wednesday, Abdullah Al Sawaha, minister of communications and information technology, said. Coordination ...

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