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Saudi prince offered freedom for USD6 bn

NEW YORK -UNS – American newspaper the Wall Street Journal has claimed that detained Saudi Prince Al-Waleed bin Talal has been offered freedom for $US6 billion by the authorities. Prince Talal’s close friends have informed about the bargain. The newspaper has claimed that the 62-year-old …

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Saudi intercepts Yemen rebel missile over Riyadh: state media

RIYADH – AFP- Saudi Arabia said it intercepted a Yemeni rebel missile over Riyadh on Tuesday, as the rebels said the target was Yamamah palace, the official residence of King Salman. An AFP correspondent heard a loud explosion at 1050 GMT, shortly before the scheduled …

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Detained Saudi princes being tortured by private mercenaries

RIYADH -UNS – Saudi princes and billionaires arrested on corruption charges were tortured by private mercenaries rounded up by Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman. A special report published by British newspaper says that detained members of Saudi elite have been hung by their feet and …

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Anti-Terror Quartet adds two entities, 11 individuals to terror list

JEDDAH -UNS : The Anti-Terror Quartet — Saudi Arabia, Egypt, UAE, Bahrain — has added two new entities and 11 individuals to the terror lists for their role in disseminating and supporting terrorism. In a statement released through the Saudi Press Agency (SPA), the quartet …

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Israeli jew in Masjid-i-Nabawi sparks outcry

A 31-year-old Russian descent jew traveler got his Instagram handle suspended on Wednesday after he posted a picture that showed him standing inside Masjid-i-Nabawi given that non-Muslims are barred to enter Muslim holy places in Saudi Arabia. Ben Tzion had earlier posed for pictures in …

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Lebanons’ PM back in Lebanon after shock resignation

BEIRUT: Lebanon’s prime minister Saad Hariri returned to his home country late Tuesday, on the eve of its independence day and after a nearly three-week absence dominated by his surprise resignation. Hariri stepped down from his post in a televised address on November 4 from …

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Israel have secret ties with ´many´ Arab states,Saudi Arabia: minister

JERUSALEM -AFP/UNS: An Israeli cabinet minister said on Sunday that Israel had covert ties with “many” Arab and Muslim states but was obliged not to name them at the other sides´ request. A rare interview given by the head of Israel´s armed forces to a …

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PM Abbasi, Army Chief to visit Saudi Arabia in coming week to discuss regional situations

ISLAMABAD -UNS – Civil and military leadership of Pakistan is likely to visit Saudi Arabia on November 21,to discuss regional situations. According to sources the Pakistani leadership and Saudi leadership to discuss KSA and Iran tension,Syrian,Yeman situations. Prime Minister (PM) Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, Chief of …

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KSA King to step down in favor of crown prince Muhammad

ISLAMABAD -UNS: Saudi monarch King Salman will step down next week and announce his son Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman as his successor, British media reports said. The 81-year-old king will continue as a ceremonial figurehead, with official leadership of the country resting with his …

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Lebanon asks Saudi Arabia for explanation on PM Hariri’s absence

Lebanon’s president appealed to Saudi Arabia on Saturday to explain why Saad Hariri had not returned to Beirut since his surprise resignation as prime minister a week ago. Hariri announced on November 4 in a televised statement from Riyadh that he would be stepping down …

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