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Saudi King receives letter from Tunisian president

Riyadh, Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud has today received a letter from Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi. The Saudi monarch received Tunisian Foreign Minister Khemaies Jhinaoui who submitted the letter in Riyad...

Saudi FM Rules Out Extraditing Suspects in Khashoggi Case

RIYADH Saudi Arabia's foreign minister on Sunday ruled out the extradition of suspects in the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, after Istanbul's chief prosecutor filed warrants for the arrest of two former senior Saudi officials.Turkish officials s...

39th GCC Summit issues final communique

Riyadh, Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz al Saud, Gulf leaders and heads of GCC States delegations concluded this the meeting of the 39th session of the Supreme Council of the Council of cooperation at Diriyah Palace in Riya...

US, Western Diplomats See Political Motive Behind OPEC Oil Cut

Despite repeated calls by U.S. President Donald Trump for oil production to remain steady, the Saudi-led Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries, along with Russia and its allies, announced Friday they would cut their pumping of crude to redu...

UNIFIl: No Israeli breach of Blue Line

"UNIFIL has monitored media reports of an Israeli bulldozer that crossed the Blue Line yesterday, and the UNIFIL has independently verified the reports and found there was no breach," the UN Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) spokesperson, Malene Jensen...

Thai king receives Bahraini ambassador’s credentials

Bangkok, His Majesty King Maha Vajiralongkorn of of Thailand received the credentials of Ambassador Ahmed Abdullah Al-Hajri, as the Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of the Kingdom of Bahrain to Thailand. The Bahraini Ambassador conveyed ...

SJC marks Bahraini Women’s Day

Manama, The Supreme Judicial Council (SJC) held a celebration marking the Bahraini Women's Day 2018. Court of Cassation President and SJC's Deputy President, Chancellor Abdulla bin Hassan Al-Buainain, Attorney-General Dr. Ali bin Fadhul Al-Buainain, an...

Major Oil-producing Countries Agree to Cut Output

Oil prices climbed sharply Friday after OPEC and other producers led by Russia agreed to cut output to reduce global inventories of crude oil.OPEC countries and the Russian-led coalition agreed to collectively slash oil production by 1.2 million barrel...