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Stahl told the forum the biggest humanitarian issue was the problem of immigrants fleeing their homelands as a result of conflict, especially in the Middle East. The World ... He said it was "timely" that countries such as Saudi Arabia had offered humanitarian aid to the distressed populations of the world.
"Military weakness has been exposed by the war in Yemen, it has helped them understand the problems." For three years, Saudi Arabia has led a coalition of nations in a military campaign in Yemen against the armed Houthi movement, which has ties to Iran, Saudi Arabia's chief rival. The kingdom has ...
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Islamabad: Pakistan will develop a strategy to avoid being put on a global terror financing watchlist, the finance minister said Monday, after China and Saudi Arabia deserted Islamabad over the issue at a recent meeting in Paris. Members of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), an anti-money-laundering ...
(CNN) Saudi Arabia has replaced a number of top military commanders in a late-night political reshuffle Monday that saw the country's monarch issue 39 ... The state-run Saudi Press Agency (SPA) said that Saudi Arabia's King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud had issued the orders that included reshuffles for ...
Saudi Justice Ministry launches legal issue fairs for women and families. Dubai: Saudi Arabia's King Salman issued a decree on Sunday that has appointed 52 judges to the Kingdom's Ministry of Justice, Saudi state news agency SPA reported. The Minister of Justice and the President of the Higher ...
Islamabad: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has explained that an additional 1,000 troops will be deployed to Saudi Arabia to "train and advise" Saudi forces. ... Abbas also suggested that dialogue on such issues should be conducted "among the institutions" rather than through the media.
Bandar bin Mohammed Alaiban, President of the Saudi Arabia's human rights Commission at the 34th Session of the Human rights Council on 28 ... of the United Nations General Assembly by direct and secret ballot, is the highest international body dealing with human rights issues around the globe.
Dhakiri stressed the work carried out in accordance with changes in the labor market of Saudi Arabia. The sides discussed issues of further cooperation in the areas of mutual interest, the draft "Memorandum of Understanding on Cooperation in the Field of Labor and Social Protection between the Ministry ...
Saudi Arabia's foreign minister said Qatar remains in a state of denial and continues to propagate hatred through its media amid efforts by Washington to resolve a dispute between the gulf countries. "The Qatar crisis is a small one compared to important issues in the region, and all we want is for [Doha] to ...
India on Saturday asked the world's largest oil producer Saudi Arabia for a "reasonable" oil pricing that balances the interest of producer and ... Pradhan's predecessors, particularly Mani Shankar Aiyar, had in the past raised the issue of so-called charging premium from Asian buyers, but the cartel has ...
Saudi Arabia has been one of Germany's best customers for arms exports. However, al Jubair said: "We will not put ourselves in a position where we become a plaything," in the country's domestic politics. "If Germany has a problem in delivering weapons to Saudi Arabia, we do not want to put pressure on ...
A great example of this is the informal budding relationship between Israel and Saudi Arabia -- two important American allies. Saudi Arabia ... The men acknowledged their countries' relationships with the U.S. and expressed hope that this event would spark further discussion about their mutual problems.
Saudi Arabia has approved a new bankruptcy law, a move analysts predict will help attract more foreign direct investment, boost credit growth and allow the ... This caused problems both for businesses and their creditors when a business found itself in difficulty as there wasn't a clear way of bringing ...

Referring to the Gulf Cooperation Council he said "we have an issue with Qatar," but hoped that this issue "will go away soon." Al Jubeir said Saudi Arabia is in contact with international human rights groups to explain the human rights situation in his country but noted that such issues are being dealt by the ...
... and immigrants is something that is affecting all our lives and also leaving an impact on the artistic environment." She praised Saudi Arabia's decision to reopen its cinemas: "We consider Saudi Arabia as part of our broader Mediterranean region that shares the problems and the opportunities we have." ...
The Saudi Ambassador to Moscow Raed bin Khaled Qrimli said that the negotiations to supply Saudi Arabia with Russian missile systems "S-400" is in its final ... There are detailed discussions between the two parties on final arrangements and technical issues, especially with regard to the transfer of ...
Dubai: Saudi Arabia's finance ministry issued 7.22 billion riyals ($1.93 billion; Dh1.55 billion) of domestic sukuk in its monthly sale by re-opening an issue originally made last month, the ministry said on Tuesday. It sold 5.37 billion riyals of five-year sukuk, 1.70 billion riyals of seven-year sukuk and 150 ...
In a recent opinion piece in a major US newspaper, a writer who has traveled to Saudi Arabia wrote that the Kingdom is "a nation of 22 million spoiled children, each of whom wants ... One such individual left his family to work as a laborer for Aramco and was turned down several times due to eye problems.
Comment: Saudi Arabia and Iran are extending their bitter rivalry beyond the Middle East, into the Caucasus, writes James Dorsey. .... discussed closer military cooperation including holding joint military exercises "as well as a number of other issues of mutual interest," according to Azerbaijani media.
On February 18, Jaitley along with his counterpart from Saudi Arabia will open the 'Saudi-Indian Business Council', it said, adding that the same day he will visit the 'India Pavillion' at the Saudi National Heritage and cultural Festival Janadriyah. Jaitley will meet with the Saudi Minister of Trade & Investment ...
The King reaffirmed the Kingdom's keenness on Egypt's security and stability, reiterating Saudi Arabia's firm and resolute support for Egypt in its efforts to combat terror. The two leaders also discussed the distinct bilateral relations binding the Kingdom and Egypt and the means to further promote them in all ...
Drawing the attention of the House to the matter, Senator Babar called the deployment to Saudi Arabia an issue of public importance. He said he had also given an adjournment notice to discuss the issue. This comes after Pakistan Army announced on Thursday that it was deploying troops in Saudi Arabia ...
The General sports Authority of Saudi Arabia has supported the group by opening up its training facilities around Jeddah and at the King Abdullah Sports City, Rasha says. "They have also shown willingness to collaborate with us and support us with legal issues and permits." Bliss Runners hopes to start a ...
Russia and Riyadh also have other common interests, mainly related to regional gulf-based issues, such as Syria, Iran and Iraq. The opening offered by the young Saud Crown Prince MBS is valued by Putin, as it gives Moscow a direct inroad to oil and gas market price setters, while also undermining the ...
Drawing the attention of the House to the matter, Senator Babar called the deployment to Saudi an issue of public importance. He said he had also given an adjournment notice to discuss the issue. Earlier on Thursday, the army announced that it was deploying troops in Saudi Arabia under an existing ...
Saudi Arabia was looking to buy more barley at tender Thursday, with state-owned buyer SAGO looking for 960,000 mt for delivery between April 1-May 15, having already spent over $1 billion to date in the 2017/18 marketing year. This is the sixth barley tender SAGO has issued for delivery during the ...
Saudi Arabia, Russia focus on rebalancing oil markets. Arab NEWS | Published -- Thursday 15 February 2018. AddThis Sharing Buttons ... The two leaders also discussed regional and international issues, including the Syrian crisis. They affirmed the importance of exerting efforts to reach a political solution and end the ...
Saudi Arabia's removal of its 35-year-old ban on cinemas is prompting another exhibitor to move in to the last untapped movie market in the Middle East, ... Bahrain and the UAE, meaning that family-friendly films are fine but movies concerning or containing sex, homosexuality and religious issues are not.
She highlighted that the relations between India and Saudi Arabia, which are historical and time tested, are very close and growing with the cultural ... team at the Indian missions in the Kingdom for responding to the Indian community promptly and solving the problems and issues of Indians in Saudi Arabia.
18 in Baghdad with Saudi Ambassador Abdul Aziz al-Shammari, who confirmed his country's support for Iraq in this issue. Saudi Arabia wants to strengthen its relationship with Iraq's Sunnis but doesn't want to distance itself from Iraq's Shiites. Riyadh is working to return Iraq to a higher standing in the Arab ...
If Washington cedes the nuclear supply game at this early stage of development in Saudi Arabia, Moscow or Beijing will become the primary stewards of ... filed for bankruptcy last year and "all but completely pulled out of the nuclear business overseas" when problems with its manufacturing supply chain ...
Saudi Arabia has granted Air India approval to operate direct flights from Delhi to Tel Aviv, sources in the Israeli flight industry told Haaretz. ... of course whether there is any form of quid pro quo that Israel would give the Saudis for such approval, but it is unlikely to have been on the Palestinian issue.
Touching upon the security issue in the region, Hasanov expressed gratitude for Saudi Arabia's support of Azerbaijan's position in the solution of the ... During the meeting, the parties also discussed issues of strengthening ties between the armies of the two countries, holding joint military exercises, ...
The leader of the five-member delegation stated that, the Saudi Arabian government is prepared and ready to help fight the root cause of illegal ... the magnitude of the problems and will help to create better living conditions and standard for many of these youth who migrate to Saudi Arabia through support ...
While working for the Saudi Arabian Oil Company, also known as Aramco, he said he worked in the environmental protection department and fought to ensure the company followed strict regulations. Seeing the Trump's administration's approach to environmental issues frustrated him. "I need to get in this ...
Saudi Arabia, the world's biggest oil exporter, is implementing various initiatives as part of reforms aimed at overhauling the economy under Vision 2030, an overarching roadmap. The government has unveiled a number of initiatives to address the housing issue. The Public investment fund (PIF), Saudi ...
So far 109,898 companies have registered with the VAT system since the implantation of 5% VAT in the Kingdom on Jan. 1. (Shutterstock). Saudi Gazette Sunday, 4 February 2018. Text size A A A. The Saudi General Authority of Zakat and tax (GAZT) has issued seven guidelines for various sectors related ...
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia -- At first a controlling father's whims ruled Khadija Majrashi's life. Then a sick husband dictated her decisions. Now it's an angry son. "There is a conflict between the two men in my life," Majrashi said. While her spouse now supports her working outside the home, their 22-year-old ...
Saudi Arabia will start issuing electronic tourist visas in the coming weeks for nationals of countries including those belonging to the Schengen zone, a Saudi news portal close to the government reported Sunday. The new visa system will also apply to citizens of The Americas, Japan, Taiwan, Singapore, ...
A sign of improving ties between Oman and Saudi Arabia was witnessed on Sunday, as Riyadh's Interior Minister Prince Abdulaziz arrived in the sultanate for a two day visit.
Two decades ago, the political situation in the Arab world was different from what it is today. The Arab summit was held regularly and was led by influential countries such as the Kingdom, Egypt, Iraq and Syria. gulf countries were one bloc and shared the same insight and vision. However, this situation was ...
Uber is hiring its first female drivers in Saudi Arabia in preparation of June's lifting of a driving ban on women, the company said on Thursday. ... "The law allows the women to drive in KSA [Kingdom of Saudi Arabia], so this can be applied with Careem; there is no issue for women to apply with Careem," a ...
In continuance to the CMA role to regulate and develop the capital market, and aiming to facilitate financing by providing financing sources, and encouraging investments by increasing the market attractiveness for investors and ease the investing ways, and in pursuance to the Authority's program "to ...
gulf states are expected to embark on a debt-raising spree in 2018, with Saudi Arabia taking the lion's share of issuance that could top $50 billion. ... A rival US bank, which did not want to be named because it was advising the Saudi government on bond issues, said that it was expecting between $5 and ...
Khalid Tahir, director of Saudi Arabia Muslims' Destination initiative, said the aim is to serve pilgrims and visitors and achieve the Vision 2030 in increasing the number of pilgrims, enhance private sector contribution to tourism, cooperate with the public sector to develop infrastructure and highlight the ...
Tehran, Feb. 28 (MNA) - Commenting on Iran's weak energy diplomacy Omid Shokri Kalehsar, senior energy security analyst says Saudi Arabia tries to weaken Iran's regional role by supporting TAPI gas pipeline. ... Iran must be more active in foreign diplomacy to eliminate problems with its neighbors.


 

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