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Saudi Air Force Plane Crashes during Training

Saudi Air Force Plane Crashes during Training

A Saudi Royal Air Force plane crashed on Monday during a training mission, reported the Saudi Press Agency on Tuesday. A source from the Defense Ministry said that the Hawk jet crashed during a mission in the northwestern region. All members of the crew were killed in the incident. An inves

UAE Refers British Man to Trial on Espionage Charges

UAE Refers British Man to Trial on Espionage Charges

Mathew Hedges, a British citizen, has been referred to Abu Dhabi’s Court of Appeal on charges of espionage, UAE Attorney General Dr.

Saudi King, Crown Prince Receive Pompeo in Riyadh

Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz received in Riyadh on Tuesday US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. The two officials discussed the latest regional developments and efforts being exerted towards them. The US official then held talks with Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salma

Saudi Arabia Rejects Threats, Attempts to Undermine It

Saudi Arabia Rejects Threats, Attempts to Undermine It

The kingdom of Saudi Arabia stressed its rejection of any threats and attempts to undermine it whether by alluding to economic sanctions, using political pressure or repeating false accusations. An official Saudi source said that Saudi Arabia, from its leading stance in the Arab and Muslim world

Saudi Arabia Decries ‘Baseless Allegations’ on Backdrop of Khashoggi Disappearance

Saudi Arabia Decries ‘Baseless Allegations’ on Backdrop of Khashoggi Disappearance

Saudi Arabia is keen to find out the whole truth about what happened to Jamal Khashoggi, who disappeared following his departure from the Saudi consulate in Istanbul on Oct 2. Interior Minister Prince Abdulaziz bin Saud bin Naif bin Abdulaziz stressed that what has been circulating about orders t

FII Summit Still on Schedule Despite ‘Disappointing’ Withdrawals

FII Summit Still on Schedule Despite ‘Disappointing’ Withdrawals

Saudi Future Investment Initiative (FII) spokesman confirmed that the summit will be held according to schedule, later this month, despite “disappointing” withdrawals of speakers and partners. “Despite the disappointing withdrawal of some speakers and partners, we look forward to welcoming thousa

Saudi Arabia Resumes Recruiting Indonesian Domestic Workers

Saudi Arabia Resumes Recruiting Indonesian Domestic Workers

Saudi Arabia signed on Thursday a cooperation agreement with Indonesia for the resumption of recruitment of domestic workers following a two-year suspension. Saudi Minister of Labor and Social Development Ahmad al-Rajhi and Indonesian Minister of Manpower and Immigration Muhammad Hanif Dhakiri si

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