Sunday, 18 Aug 2019

Category: Legal

Saudi crown prince accuses Iran of Gulf tanker attacks

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has accused Iran of attacks on two oil tankers in a vital Gulf shipping channel, adding he “won’t hesitate” to tackle any threats to the kingdom.”The Iranian regime did not respect the presence of the Japanese pri…

Blast-hit Japanese tanker anchors off UAE coast: operator

One of two oil tankers crippled in attacks in the Gulf of Oman last week that Washington and Riyadh have blamed on Iran is now anchored off the coast of the United Arab Emirates with crew on board, the ship’s operator said Sunday.Damage assessment on J…

Yemen’s Houthis Again Strike at Saudi Airports

CAIRO, Yemen’s Houthi movement launched fresh drone attacks targeting Jizan and Abha airports in southern Saudi Arabia, the group’s Al-Masirah TV said Saturday, adding that the installations were out of service.The Saudi-led coalition said in a stateme…

Abu Sleiman meets Saudi counterpart

Minister of Labor, Kamil Abu Sleiman, met Wednesday with his Saudi counterpart Ahmad al-Rajhi, on the sidelines of the International Labor Organization’s conference in Geneva. The pair discussed the bilateral relations between Lebanon and Saudi Arabia,…

Iran: Rouhani welcomes developing relations with Qatar

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani has stressed his country’s willingness to strengthen relations with Qatar, and called regional tensions with Tehran “detrimental”.In a phone call on Wednesday between Rouhani and Qatar’s Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Th…

2020 Hopeful Inslee: Build US Foreign Policy Around Climate

Democratic presidential hopeful Jay Inslee wants the U.S. to shape all foreign policy decisions around a commitment to combat the climate crisis, including willingness to use tariffs, other trade incentives and international finance rules to compel oth…

Sudan Security Stops Freedom of Press Protest

KHARTOUM, Sudanese security forces halted a protest by journalists in Khartoum Sunday over authorities’ decision to shut down the local office of Al-Jazeera television.The shutdown came hours before troops opened fire in Khartoum clear a two-month sit-…

Sudan Security Stops Freedom of Press Protest

KHARTOUM, Sudanese security forces halted a protest by journalists in Khartoum Sunday over authorities’ decision to shut down the local office of Al-Jazeera television.The shutdown came hours before troops opened fire in Khartoum clear a two-month sit-…