Sunday, December 16, 2018

Pakistanis top list of pilgrims performing Umrah

JEDDAH: With more than 262,690 visas issued to pilgrims from Pakistan alone, authorities said they constituted a major chunk of the nearly one million visiting the Kingdom to perform Umrah this year. The total number...

Prince Mohammad orders restoration, renovation of 130 historical mosques

JEDDAH: Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has ordered the restoration of 130 historical mosques within the National Program for the Restoration of Historic Mosques supervised by the Saudi Commission for Tourism and...

Jeremy Hunt talks with King Salman, Prince Mohammad, FM Adel Al-Jubeir on Khashoggi...

RIYADH: British foreign minister Jeremy Hunt held a meeting with King Salman in Riyadh on Monday and discussed the latest developments in the region and according to British sources the murder of journalist Jamal...

Justice will prevail in Khashoggi death; promises Prince Mohammad

RIYADH: Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman pledged on Wednesday. “Justice will prevail” in the death of Jamal Khashoggi and no one will be allowed to drive a wedge between Saudi Arabia and Turkey. ...

US asks Saudi Arabia for transparent investigation in Jamal Khashoggi killing

ISTANBUL: Saudi Arabia's chief prosecutor on Tuesday visited the consulate in Istanbul where journalist Jamal Khashoggi was murdered, according to an AFP journalist at the scene. The head of the Saudi investigation, Attorney General...

Saudi Arabia says it will respond to any action with a ‘greater reaction’

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia has declared that it rejects any threats and attempts to undermine it, and would respond with “greater action” to any sanctions or action taken against the Kingdom, state news agency SPA...

Saudi Arabia commits full probe into murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, Turkish president...

LONDON: The heinous murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi was the horrific news of last week. Despite admitting to the killing at the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul and calling it a “tremendous mistake,” Saudi Foreign Minister...

BD, Saudi Arabia sign MoU on military cooperation

JEDDAH: Saudi King Salman has welcomed at his palace in Riyadh Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. Her highness, also Bangladesh’s defense minister, shook hands with Saudi royals, top officials and military leaders during the...

Pak Navy delegation in SA to enhance cooperation

ISLAMABAD: Thanking the Saudi government for its hospitality towards naval officials visiting the Kingdom, Capt. Shahid Wasif, Commanding Officer of PNS Saif, said that the Pakistan Navy would continue its mission to safeguard and enhance...

“I love working with Trump, ties with US unchanged despite his comments”: Prince...

JEDDAH: Saudi Arabia’s crown prince has said that relations with the US are still strong despite comments by Donald Trump that the Kingdom must pay for American military support. He said: “Actually we will...