Friday, 18 August 2017
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S. Arabia to open border, airports to Qatari pilgrims

Added: 17.08.2017 22:00 | 0 views | 0 comments

August 18, 2017 5:00 AM
RIYADH • Qatari pilgrims began arriving in Saudi Arabia yesterday after Saudi King Salman ordered the reopening of the border with the emirate to facilitate the annual haj pilgrimage, in the first sign of a thaw after the worst diplomatic crisis in the Gulf in years.


Saudi King Salman invites Qatar pilgrims to Hajj

Added: 17.08.2017 6:38 | 4 views | 0 comments

Saudi Arabia had closed its land border with Qatar in June as part of an economic and political blockade.


Saudi King overhauls Interior Ministry after palace shake-up

Added: 21.07.2017 22:00 | 10 views | 0 comments

July 22, 2017 5:00 AM
RIYADH • King Salman has overhauled Saudi Arabia's security agencies, stripping the Interior Ministry of key powers a month after his son became crown prince in a palace shake-up that saw the ouster of the monarch's nephew and long-time interior minister.


Saudi’s King Salman orders arrest of prince after assault video surfaces

Added: 20.07.2017 15:25 | 13 views | 0 comments

The clip, apparently filmed by the attacker, shows a Yemeni driver berated for parking in front of the man's house.


Saudi King Reaches Out To Israel Via US Intermediaries To Resolve Temple Mount Situation

Added: 19.07.2017 1:00 | 23 views | 0 comments

According to an unconfirmed report, Saudi Arabia’s King Salman used the United States as an intermediary to pass a message on to Israel in an attempt to resolve the tense situation regarding the Temple Mount following last Friday’s deadly shooting at the Jerusalem holy site, the London-based Arabic outlet ‘Elaph’ reported Tuesday. After two Israeli border police officers were killed in a terror attack at the site, the report said, Israel barred entry to the contested holy site on Friday. The compound was opened Sunday with the addition of new security measures, the report said, but drew protests from Muslim religious authorities over Israel’s installation of metal detectors at the entrances....

Turkey Protests Berlin Art Installation Portraying Erdogan As Dictator

Added: 04.07.2017 22:20 | 42 views | 0 comments

Turkey on Tuesday condemned as incitement to violence an art installation in front of the German Chancellery that portrayed President Tayyip Erdogan as a dictator, a few days before he is due to attend a G20 summit in Germany, Reuters reported Turkey's foreign ministry, whose relationship with Berlin has soured in the past year over disagreements on a range of political and security issues, said the matter was made graver by the failure of German police to intervene. A Reuters TV video of the installation showed a black car draped with a black-and-white banner printed with pictures of Erdogan, Russian President Vladimir Putin and Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz."Do you want this car? Kill...

Saudi king orders newspaper columnist to stop piling on the praise

Added: 02.07.2017 16:34 | 37 views | 0 comments

Saudi Arabia's King Salman bin Abdulaziz has ordered an over-enthusiastic columnist to be suspended from his job after he equated him with God, Saudi media reported on Sunday.


Oil's bear market and the Saudi royal shake-up

Added: 23.06.2017 17:08 | 11 views | 0 comments

As oil loiters in a bear market, off 21% from its February high, Saudi King Salman made on Wednesday his favorite son and Deputy Crown Prince, Mohammed bin Salman, Crown Prince, empowering the 31-year-old reformist as next in line to the throne.


Israel calls for Saudi Arabia ties and state visits

Added: 22.06.2017 11:29 | 13 views | 0 comments

Intelligence minister Katz invites King Salman to send crown prince to Israel in order to establish mutual ties.


Turkish president and Saudi king try to ease Middle East tensions over Qatar

Added: 22.06.2017 11:18 | 27 views | 0 comments

TURKISH President Tayyip Erdogan spoke by telephone with Saudi Arabia's King Salman and its new crown prince and they agreed to increase efforts to end tension related to Qatar, sources from President Erdogan's office said on Thursday.

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