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Arab League chief slams opening of Paraguay’s embassy in Jerusalem

By   /  May 22, 2018  /  Gulf Countries, Religion  /  No Comments

CAIRO  (Xinhua) — Arab League (AL) Secretary General Ahmed Aboul Gheit condemned on Monday the opening of Paraguay’s embassy in Jerusalem, warning the move will have a negative impact on ties between the Latin American country and the Arab world. In a statement, the AL chief urged world countries to refrain from taking similar steps […]

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Arab League to hold emergency meeting on Jerusalem

By   /  May 16, 2018  /  Gulf Countries, Religion  /  No Comments

CAIRO, May 15 (Xinhua) — The Cairo-based Arab League (AL) will hold an emergency meeting on Thursday to discuss the situation of Jerusalem after the United States moved its embassy to Israel to the disputable holy city, official MENA news agency reported Tuesday. The meeting has been called for by Saudi Arabia and it is […]

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Glimmer of hope for Al-Ahli in AFC Champions League clash with Qatar’s Al-Sadd

By   /  May 14, 2018  /  Sports  /  No Comments

JEDDAH: There is good and bad news for Saudi Arabia’s Al-Ahli ahead of their attempt to overcome a 2-1 deficit from the first leg of their 2018 AFC Champions League second round clash with Al-Sadd on Monday in Jeddah. The Qatari powerhouse arrived in Saudi Arabia on the back of a disappointing 1-0 loss on […]

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KSA’s new envoy to Egypt and the Arab League Osama Nugali

By   /  April 23, 2018  /  Gulf Countries  /  Comments Off on KSA’s new envoy to Egypt and the Arab League Osama Nugali

Osama Nugali was appointed as Saudi Arabia’s ambassador to Egypt and permanent representative to the Arab League on April 4, replacing Ahmed bin Abdul Aziz Kattan, who had served as the Kingdom’s envoy to Egypt for the last 14 years before his recent appointment as the Saudi Minister of State for African Affairs. Nugali was […]

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Palestinians welcome pro-Palestine resolutions by AL summit

By   /  April 16, 2018  /  Religion, World  /  No Comments

RAMALLAH, April 16 (Xinhua) — Palestinian officials welcomed on Monday the pro-Palestine resolutions of the Arab League (AL) Summit which kicked off Sunday in Saudi Arabia. “The Arab leaders have accepted all the resolutions adopted by Arab foreign ministers on the Palestinian issue without reservation nor amendment,” Palestinian Foreign Minister Riyad al-Malki said. In a […]

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PNA welcomes Arab League decisions on Palestinian issue

By   /  April 16, 2018  /  Religion, World  /  No Comments

RAMALLAH, April 16 (Xinhua) — Palestinian National Authority (PNA) on Monday welcomed the decisions made on the Arab League (AL) Summit held in Saudi Arabia. The Arab summit stressed in its final statement the importance of ongoing efforts to establish a Palestinian state with East Jerusalem as its capital on the borders of 1967. The […]

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Palestine and Iran: Arab leaders declare their top priorities

By   /  April 16, 2018  /  Gulf Countries, Religion  /  Comments Off on Palestine and Iran: Arab leaders declare their top priorities

DHAHRAN, Saudi Arabia: Leaders gathered at the Arab summit stressed the centrality of the Palestinian cause and their support for the Palestinian people in their struggle to have an independent state with East Jerusalem as its capital. The leaders also stressed the importance of uniting Arab efforts in the fight against terrorism and to confront […]

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Arab Parliament speaker praises King Salman’s support for Palestinian cause

By   /  April 16, 2018  /  Gulf Countries, Religion  /  Comments Off on Arab Parliament speaker praises King Salman’s support for Palestinian cause

Arab Parliament Speaker Mishaal bin Fahm Al-Salami has supported King Salman’s political and financial support towards the Palestinian issue. Al-Salami said in a statement on Monday: “We extend our sincere thanks to King Salman for naming the Arab Summit at its 29th session, “the Jerusalem Summit”, and for donating $150 million to support the Islamic Endowments in Jerusalem […]

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Journalists covering key Summit praise ‘exceptional’ facilities in Dhahran

By   /  April 16, 2018  /  Gulf Countries  /  Comments Off on Journalists covering key Summit praise ‘exceptional’ facilities in Dhahran

DHAHRAN: The media center at the Mercure Hotel in Alkhobar is hosting the 29th Arab Summit and witnessing important media coverage where read, visual and audio media are competing to cover the Dhahran Summit. The summit aims to promote joint Arab consensus toward the region’s affairs and challenges. A number of reporters covering the summit […]

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Saudi king slams US Jerusalem move, Iran at Arab summit

By   /  April 15, 2018  /  Religion, World  /  No Comments

Dhahran (Saudi Arabia) – Saudi Arabia’s King Salman on Sunday slammed Iran’s “blatant interference” in regional affairs and criticised the US over Jerusalem as Arab leaders met in the kingdom for an annual gathering. The 82-year-old monarch dubbed the Arab League meeting the “Jerusalem summit” as he took aim at Washington’s decision to transfer its embassy […]

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