Asharq Al-awsat English https://aawsat.com/english Middle-east and International News and Opinion from Asharq Al-awsat Newspaper http://feedly.com/icon.svg

Gulf

Saudi Security Forces Eliminate 8-Member Terrorist Cell

Saudi Security Forces Eliminate 8-Member Terrorist Cell

Saudi security forces eliminated on Saturday an eight-member terrorist cell during a shootout on Tarout island, just off the eastern city of Qatif. A state security agency spokesman said that security agencies discovered the recently-formed cell, which was planning on carrying out attacks agains

Saudi-US Talks on Efficacy of Investment, Strategic Partnership

Saudi-US Talks on Efficacy of Investment, Strategic Partnership

The US-Saudi Arabian Business Council (USSABC) held a roundtable discussion in Washington on Wednesday with 30 US firms. It aimed at discussing investment opportunities and strategic partnership in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The event, organized in cooperation with legal firm Mayer-Brown and

Saudi Shura Council Approves Privileged Residency for Skilled Expatriates, Investors

Saudi Arabia’s Shura Council approved on Wednesday a privileged residency permit for entrepreneurs, investors, and skilled expatriates. The project is divided into two parts: permanent residency and temporary stay, with a fixed fee that gives the owner a number of advantages, including doing busi

UAE: 30 Human Trafficking Cases Detected in 2018

UAE: 30 Human Trafficking Cases Detected in 2018

UAE Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Anwar Mohammed Gargash revealed Monday that 30 human trafficking cases were detected in his country in 2018.

Saudi Crown Prince, Pompeo Discuss Regional Affairs

Saudi Crown Prince, Pompeo Discuss Regional Affairs

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense, received on Monday a telephone call from US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. The two officials discussed bilateral ties and regional and international developments.

Saudi Arabia Welcomes Umrah Worshippers from Qatar

Saudi Arabia Welcomes Umrah Worshippers from Qatar

Saudi Arabia announced Tuesday that it was welcoming Qataris who are seeking to perform the Umrah rituals. It added that it has dedicated an online platform for worshippers from the Gulf state. The Ministry of Hajj and Umrah explained that the worshippers are required to register their informa

King Salman Receives President of National Assembly of Burkina Faso

King Salman Receives President of National Assembly of Burkina Faso

The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud received at Al-Salam Palace in Jeddah on Sunday the President of the National Assembly of the Republic of Burkina Faso, President of the Union of African Parliamentarians, Alassane Bala Sakande. During the meeting, they revie

Pages