Saudi Arabia has executed three soldiers convicted of “high treason” and “cooperating with the enemy”, with a statement from the kingdom’s defence ministry saying the trio was sentenced to death by a specialist court after a fair trial. The state-run Saudi Press Agency identified the men as soldiers working in[…]
Turkey will raise its concerns regarding an unofficial Saudi Arabia boycott against the Turkish goods this week at the World Trade Organisation (WTO), Middle East Eye can reveal. Two Turkish officials told MEE that Turkey will officially present its complaint regarding the Saudi practice to the organisation. An official agenda[…]
A deadly attack on December 30, 2020, on Aden airport in Yemen was carried out with missiles similar to those possessed by Houthi fighters and fired from locations under their control, according to a report submitted to the United Nations Security Council. The attack killed at least 20 people, including[…]
Saudi Arabia announced a ceasefire initiative to halt the fighting in Yemen, as the Houthi rebels push to capture the strategic city of Marib amid international efforts to end the war. Saudi Foreign Minister Faisal bin Farhan revealed the Saudi proposal on Monday, which would entail an end to the[…]
A Moroccan court has decided to extradite Osama al-Hasani, a dual Australian-Saudi citizen, to Saudi Arabia, his wife said, in a case that has concerned rights groups. His wife, Hanae, cried as she told Reuters over the phone on Wednesday: “I did not expect this verdict.” A court in Saudi[…]
An oil tanker off Saudi Arabia’s port city of Jeddah has been hit by an unidentified “external source” that caused a fire and an explosion, a shipping company said, suggesting another vessel has come under attack off the kingdom amid its years-long war in Yemen. In a statement on Monday,[…]
Saudi Arabia’s foreign minister has expressed optimism that the three-year boycott of Qatar by four Arab nations, including the kingdom, may be nearing an end. “We’ve made significant progress in the last few days,” Prince Faisal bin Farhan said, speaking to Italy’s annual Mediterranean Dialogues on Friday. “We hope that[…]
The Israeli military has carried out a series of air raids on the besieged Gaza Strip overnight on Wednesday, causing damage to property, Palestinian media reported. According to Wafa, the official Palestinian news agency, Israeli warplanes fired missiles at a site in Beit Lahiya in the northern strip. They also[…]
A Saudi court on Monday overturned five death sentences previously issued against the killers of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in a final ruling that jailed eight defendants to between seven and 20 years, state media reported. “Five of the convicts were given 20 years in prison and another three were jailed[…]
Saudi Arabia’s King Salman bin Abdulaziz told United States President Donald Trump that the Gulf country wanted to see a fair and permanent solution for the Palestinians, which was the starting point for its 2002 Arab Peace Initiative, the kingdom’s state news agency reported on Monday. The two men spoke[…]
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