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15,000 Canadians Living in ‘Safe Society’ in Saudi Arabia

15,000 Canadians Living in ‘Safe Society’ in Saudi Arabia

The Saudi Foreign Ministry announced on Friday that 15,000 Canadians were living in a “safe society” in Saudi Arabia. It made the announcement in a tweet on its official Twitter account, which it accompanied with an info-graphic on Canadians residing in the Kingdom. “We respect and work with t

Saudi Ambassador to US Condemns Iran’s ‘Menacing Role’ in Yemen

Saudi Ambassador to US Condemns Iran’s ‘Menacing Role’ in Yemen

Saudi Arabia’s Ambassador to the US Prince Khalid bin Salman has slammed Tehran’s “menacing role” in Yemen and its threat to global trade. “There should be no more doubt about the Iranian regime’s menacing role in Yemen and disregard for human suffering and the environment,” the diplomat said on

Saudi Minister of Justice: Blatant Canadian Interference Is Unacceptable

Saudi Arabia’s Justice Minister issued an official statement on Thursday reassuring that the national judiciary was independent and all Saudi defendants were safeguarded with fair trials. He also condemned foreign interference in Saudi internal affairs. “We categorically reject any interferenc

Russia Backs Saudi Arabia in Canada Row

Russia Backs Saudi Arabia in Canada Row

Russia voiced on Wednesday support for Saudi Arabia in its diplomatic row with Canada, telling Ottawa it was unacceptable to lecture the Kingdom on human rights. Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said that human rights should be promoted with respect for specific national custo

Saudi FM Says Canada Needs to ‘Fix its Big Mistake’

Saudi FM Says Canada Needs to ‘Fix its Big Mistake’

Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir ruled on Wednesday the possibility of holding mediations to resolve the diplomatic row with Canada. He said: “There is nothing to mediate.

Saudi Sentenced to Death for Smuggling Weapons to Target Security in Qatif

Saudi Sentenced to Death for Smuggling Weapons to Target Security in Qatif

The Saudi Specialized Criminal Court has sentenced a Saudi national to death for receiving funds and weapons smuggled by sea from abroad. He was also charged with disrupting internal security, targeting security forces and taking part in robbing a number of cars and using them to transfer weapons

Saudi-Canadian Business Council: Severing Relations Will Have Major Impact on Ottawa

Saudi-Canadian Business Council: Severing Relations Will Have Major Impact on Ottawa

The Saudi-Canadian Business Council said the freezing of economic transactions between Saudi Arabia and Canada would have a significant impact on the Canadian side, mainly with regards to Saudi Vision 2030 and the giant projects it holds. In remarks to Asharq Al-Awsat from New York, Dr.

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