Monday, 20 May 2019

Category: Sports

Saudiled coalition in Yemen launches air strikes on Sanaa

The Saudi-led military coalition in Yemen carried out several air strikes on the Houthi-held capital Sanaa on Thursday, after the Iranian-aligned movement claimed responsibility for drone attacks on Saudi oil installations.The Sanaa strikes targeted ni…

Riyadh Region Governor Receives Ambassador of Kazakhstan

Riyadh, Prince Faisal bin Bandar bin Abdulaziz, Governor of the Riyadh region, received here today the Ambassador of the Republic of Kazakhstan to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Berik Aryn.During the meeting, they discussed several issues of common inter…

Iran oil tanker forced to seek repairs in Saudi port

An Iranian tanker was forced to seek repairs at a Saudi port after suffering “engine failure and loss of control”, the Iranian oil ministry’s SHANA news agency reported Thursday. The rare docking in Iran’s regional arch-foe, came as Washington was pois…

Think Tank: Global Military Spending Hits Post-Cold War High

STOCKHOLM, Global military expenditure reached its highest level last year since the end of the Cold War, fueled by increased spending in the United States and China, the world’s two biggest economies, a leading defense think tank said Monday.In its an…

Kushner Plays Down Russia’s Interference in 2016 Election

NEW YORK, White House senior adviser Jared Kushner said Tuesday the investigations into Russia’s interference in the 2016 presidential election “had a much harder impact on our democracy” than what Russia actually did.Mere days after Americans read a r…

Advancing the U.S. Maximum Pressure Campaign On Iran

The United States is not granting any Significant Reduction Exceptions to existing importers of Iranian oil. Maximum pressure means maximum pressure. Secretary Pompeo announced his decision not to grant any Significant Reduction Exceptions to existing …

4 Killed in Failed Attack on Saudi State Security Building

RIYADH, Four assailants were killed on Sunday when authorities thwarted an attack on a state security building in Saudi Arabia’s central Riyadh province, authorities told state media.The four had helped carry out the attack at the Mabaheth (domestic in…

Education Minister Meets with His Iraqi Counterpart

Riyadh, Dr. Hamad bin Mohammed Al Al-Sheikh, Minister of Education, met here today with Iraqi Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research Dr. Qusay Abdul Wahab Al-Suhail, who is also acting Minister of education.During the meeting, they exchan…

Trump Vetoes Measure to End US Involvement in Yemen War

President Donald Trump on Wednesday vetoed a bill passed by Congress to end U.S. military assistance in Saudi Arabia’s war in Yemen.In a break with the president, Congress voted for the first time earlier this month to invoke the War Powers Resolution …