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Saudi Arabia Approves Hosting US Forces

Saudi Arabia Approves Hosting US Forces

An official from the Saudi Ministry of Defense stated Friday that “based on the mutual cooperation between Saudi Arabia and the US, and their desire to enhance everything that could preserve the security of the region and its stability...

First Batch of British Pilgrims Arrives in Saudi Arabia for Hajj

More than 80 British pilgrims arrived in Saudi Arabia on Thursday for the annual Hajj pilgrimage. Arriving from Manchester city, they were the first pilgrims to travel to the Kingdom from Britain for this year’s rituals. British Consul-General in Jeddah Seif Usher told Asharq Al-Awsat that mor

Jordan Appoints Ambassador to Qatar

Jordan Appoints Ambassador to Qatar

Jordan announced on Tuesday the appointment of Zeid al-Lawzi as the Kingdom’s new ambassador to Qatar. Amman downgraded its diplomatic representation in June 2017, a few days after Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Egypt and Bahrain scrapped all ties with Qatar, accusing it of supporting te

Saudi Crown Prince, Afghan President Discuss Counter-Terrorism Efforts

Saudi Crown Prince, Afghan President Discuss Counter-Terrorism Efforts

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense, received on Tuesday a telephone call from Afghan President Ashraf Ghani. Talks focused on bilateral ties and coordination in counter-terrorism efforts to bolster the stability and development of Afghanistan.

Arab Coalition Downs 3 Houthi Drones Flown towards Saudi Arabia

Arab Coalition Downs 3 Houthi Drones Flown towards Saudi Arabia

The Saudi-led Arab coalition to restore legitimacy in Yemen intercepted and downed on Tuesday three drones that were flown towards Saudi Arabia by the Iran-backed Houthi militias. Coalition spokesman Colonel Turki al-Maliki said the drones were launched from Amran in Yemen towards civilian target

Kuwait Officially Extradites 'Muslim Brotherhood' Members to Egypt

Kuwait Officially Extradites 'Muslim Brotherhood' Members to Egypt

Kuwait has officially announced extraditing members of the "Muslim Brotherhood", who were arrested last Friday, to Egypt to be handed over to authorities. Deputy Foreign Minister Khaled al-Jarallah said Sunday defendants had been deported to Cairo in line with a 2017 extradition agreement between

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