Posts Tagged ‘Saudi Arabia’

Turkey will “detail” the murder of Khashoggi on Tuesday, Erdogan says

  • 22 October 2018 - 12:18
Turkey will “detail” the murder of Khashoggi on Tuesday, Erdogan says

Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Monday that he would use a speech to his country's parliament on Tuesday to reveal all the "details" in the killing of the Saudi Arabian journalist Jamal Khashoggi at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul. Saudi Arabia has admitted that Khashoggi was...

Saudi-led air attacks on Yemen’s Saada kill over 29 children on a bus

  • 9 August 2018 - 20:15
Saudi-led air attacks on Yemen’s Saada kill over 29 children on a bus

Over 29 children have been killed and 30 wounded in a Saudi-led coalition air strike in Yemen, the International Committee of the Red Cross says. The children were travelling on a bus that was hit at a market in Dahyan, in the northern province of Saada, BBC reported. The health ministry run by...

Saudi Arabia freezes trade with Canada after expelling its ambassador

  • 6 August 2018 - 20:27
Saudi Arabia freezes trade with Canada after expelling its ambassador

Saudi Arabia froze new trade and investment with Canada and expelled the Canadian ambassador, in a stern gesture of retaliation after Ottawa urged it to free arrested civil society activists. The sudden sharp response to criticism shows the limits of reforms by Saudi Arabia’s 32-year-old...

Libya’s Al-Sirraj and Saudi Crown Prince discuss bilateral relations in Riyadh

  • 5 June 2018 - 17:20
Libya’s Al-Sirraj and Saudi Crown Prince discuss bilateral relations in Riyadh

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman on Tuesday announced his country’s readiness to play a major role in support of Libya’s national project. Bin Salman reportedly made the remarks after meeting with Fayez al-Sarraj, head of Libya’s internationally-recognized Tripoli-based government,...

Madkhalism well-rooted in Libya to help pass Saudi agenda by UAE funding

  • 7 April 2018 - 10:43
Madkhalism well-rooted in Libya to help pass Saudi agenda by UAE funding

  Liberation, the French newspaper, has reported that the Saudi Arabian Madkhalism religious ideology has been planted deeply among the forces led by the eastern Libyan warlord, Khalifa Haftar.   According to Liberation, the Madkhalists who are directly influenced by...

Saudi Arabia’s capital targeted by ballistic missile from Yemen

  • 4 November 2017 - 21:11
Saudi Arabia’s capital targeted by ballistic missile from Yemen

Saudi Arabia has intercepted a ballistic missile from Yemen, reports say, after a loud explosion was heard near Riyadh airport. Saudi air defence forces were quoted by broadcaster Al-Arabiya as saying they intercepted the missile north-east of the capital. A TV channel linked to Houthi...

Saudi Arabia lifts driving ban on women

  • 27 September 2017 - 09:21
Saudi Arabia lifts driving ban on women

Saudi Arabia's King Salman has issued a decree allowing women to drive for the first time, to the joy of activists. The Gulf kingdom is the only country in the world that bans women from driving. Until now, only men were allowed licences and women who drove in public risked being arrested...

Saudi Arabia allows Qataris to perform Hajj rituals, Qatar welcomes

  • 19 August 2017 - 18:20
Saudi Arabia allows Qataris to perform Hajj rituals, Qatar welcomes

Qatar's government has welcomed an announcement from Saudi Arabia that its people will be allowed to cross the border for the annual Hajj pilgrimage. The decision comes in the middle of a land, air, and sea blockade by Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, the United Arab Emirates and Egypt. Saudi Arabia...

Saudi Arabia denies proposing a role for Assad in Syria transitional government

  • 7 August 2017 - 11:27
Saudi Arabia denies proposing a role for Assad in Syria transitional government

Saudi Arabia, a main backer of Syrian rebels, said on Sunday it still supported an international agreement on the future of Syria and President Bashar al-Assad should have no role in any transition to bring the war there to an end. The Saudi Foreign Ministry denied media reports that Saudi...

Relatives of Libyans detained in Saudi Arabia block fuel pipelines in Al-Zawiya

  • 6 August 2017 - 20:39
Relatives of Libyans detained in Saudi Arabia block fuel pipelines in Al-Zawiya

The relatives of the Libyan nationals who are detained by Saudi Arabian authorities have blocked the pipelines of cars and aircraft fuel that lie between Al-Zawiya oil refinery and Tripoli in protest of the silence and negligence of the Government of National Accord (GNA) toward their...