Friday, 14 Aug 2020

Category: General

Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Makes Phone Call to Ecuadorian Foreign Minister

Riyadh,  Minister of State for Foreign Affairs and Member of the Cabinet Adel bin Ahmed Al-Jubeir today made a phone call to Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ecuador, Luis Gallegos. During the phone conversation, they discussed bilateral relations between the two countries and issues of common interest.   Source: Saudi Press Agency

Prince Faisal bin Farhan bin Abdullah, Minister of Foreign Affairs, received a phone call from His Iraqi counterpart, Fuad Muhammed Hussein Baki

Riyadh,  the Minister of Foreign Affairs offered his condolences and sympathy for the Iraqi military martyrs who were killed as a result of the attack carried out by the Turkish military forces inside the Iraqi territories. In this context, the two ministers affirmed their rejection of these violations and prejudice to the security and stability […]

Asian Shares Mixed

TOKYO,  Asian shares were mixed Thursday, AP reported. Japan’s benchmark Nikkei 225 jumped 1.8% to finish at 23,249.61. South Korea’s Kospi fell 0.3% to 2,425.35. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng slipped 0.2% to 25,193.01, while the Shanghai Composite index was flat, at 3,319.42. In other trading, benchmark U.S. crude slipped 15 cents to $42.52 a barrel […]

Jordan Sends Humanitarian Aid to Lebanon

Amman,  The Jordan Hashemite Charity Organization (JHCO), in cooperation with the Jordan Armed Forces-Arab Army, has started a humanitarian airlift to Lebanon. “Under Royal directives that Jordan should stand by Lebanon, mainly during this difficult circumstance, the organization has dispatched its first batch of humanitarian aid to Beirut, in coordination with the Jordan Armed Forces- […]

Spurs sign Southampton’s Hojbjerg, Walker-Peters joins Saints

LONDON, Tottenham Hotspur have signed Denmark midfielder Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg from Southampton with full back Kyle Walker-Peters moving in the opposite direction, the Premier League clubs announced on Tuesday. Financial details of the transfer were not disclosed but British media reported that Spurs have paid Southampton 15 million pounds ($19.64 million) to sign the 25-year-old Hojbjerg […]


The participants in the hypothetical international conference to assist Lebanon, which was held today (Sunday) in Paris at the invitation of the French President and in conjunction with the United Nations and with the participation of 36 officials including heads, kings, heads of government, foreign ministers and directors of international financial institutions, decided to work […]

Director-General of ISESCO meets with Sudan’s Acting charge d’Affaires in Rabat

Rabat, The Director-General of the Islamic World Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ISESCO) Dr. Salem bin Mohammad Al-Malik met here today with Sudan’s Acting Charge d’Affaires in Rabat Husam Eddin Al-Tayeb. During the meeting, they discussed ways to develop cooperation between ISESCO and Sudan in the fields of education, science and culture, reviewed the initiatives, […]

GCC Unites to Seek UN Extension of Iran Arms Embargo

DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES – The six-member Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) has asked the United Nations to extend an international arms embargo on Iran, a move pushed strongly by the United States. The secretariat of the GCC, made up of Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia, said in a statement […]

His Highness Minister of Foreign Affairs participated in the Int’l conference on assistance and support to Beirut and the Lebanese people

Riyadh, His Highness Prince Faisal bin Farhan bin Abdullah, Minister of Foreign Affairs, participated in the International conference on assistance and support to Beirut and the Lebanese people, organized by HE President of the French Republic Emmanuel Macron and HE UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, via video conference, today, along with leaders from various other parts of the world. At the beginning of his speech […]