posted tages with "Arabia"

Saudi Arabia, Qatar Agree to Reopen Airspace, Borders

Saudi Arabia, Qatar Agree to Reopen Airspace, Borders

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Kuwait’s foreign minister announced that an agreement has been reached between Riyadh and Doha to end a three-year feud by reopening the Saudi airspace and land and sea borders to Qatar as of Monday. - World news - “An agreement has been reached to open airspace and land and sea borders between Saudi Arabia and Qatar as of this evening,” Kuwaiti Foreign Minister...

Detained Pilots Will Only Be Swapped with Palestinian Prisoners Held in Saudi Arabia

Detained Pilots Will Only Be Swapped with Palestinian Prisoners Held in Saudi Arabia

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Yemen’s Houthi Ansarullah movement said the Saudi pilots in Yemeni custody will be released once Palestinian inmates held in the kingdom’s prisons are set free. - World news - Speaking to al-Masirah TV channel on Wednesday, Abdel Kader Mortaza, the official in charge of prisoner affairs at Yemen’s National Salvation Government, said Saudi pilots held in captivity...

Saudi Arabia Removes Anti-Israeli Contents from Textbooks

Saudi Arabia Removes Anti-Israeli Contents from Textbooks

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – A new report revealed that Saudi education authorities have ordered the removal of significant amounts of anti-Zionist material from textbooks for the coming school year, in a clear sign that the ultra-conservative kingdom is working on full normalization with Israel. - World news - IMPACT-se, a research institute based in occupied Jerusalem al-Quds that analyzes...

Saudi Arabia Razes Shiite Mosque to Ground in Eastern Province

Saudi Arabia Razes Shiite Mosque to Ground in Eastern Province

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – The Saudi regime razed to the ground a mosque without any prior warning in the town of al-Awamiyah in Saudi Arabia’s Shiite-populated Eastern Province. - World news - The regime’s forces razed the Imam al-Hussein (AS) Mosque in al-Zarah, south of the town of al- Awamiyah, after surrounding it in the morning without any prior notice, Al-Ahed news website...

Saudi Arabia Officially Allows All UAE-Israel Flights through Its Airspace

Saudi Arabia Officially Allows All UAE-Israel Flights through Its Airspace

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Saudi Arabia will allow flights between Israel and the United Arab Emirates to cross its airspace, a move hailed as a “tremendous breakthrough” by Israel’s premier, Benjamin Netanyahu. - World news - The Saudi state news agency reported that all flights to and from the UAE will be permitted to use Saudi airspace, according to the aviation authority.Earlier this...

Saudi Arabia Finally Extinguishes Fire at Aramco Oil Facility in Jeddah

Saudi Arabia Finally Extinguishes Fire at Aramco Oil Facility in Jeddah

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – An official at Saudi Arabia's ministry of energy said that a fire broke out in a fuel tank at a petroleum products distribution station in north Jeddah as a result of a retaliatory missile attack by Yemen’s military. - World news - The official said that firefighting teams managed to extinguish the fire one day after the missile accurately hit the facility.He...

Israeli PM Secretly Visits Saudi Arabia: Reports

Israeli PM Secretly Visits Saudi Arabia: Reports

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu secretly visited Saudi Arabia on Sunday and met Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and visiting US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo there, Israeli media reported. - World news - The media published aviation tracking data showing that a business jet had made a brief trip from Tel Aviv to Neom, on Saudi Arabia's Red Sea coast,...

Right Group Urges G20 to Stand Up for Activists Jailed in Saudi Arabia

Right Group Urges G20 to Stand Up for Activists Jailed in Saudi Arabia

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) - Member states of the Group of 20 (G20) meeting in this week's virtual summit hosted by Saudi Arabia must call on the kingdom to release its jailed women’s rights activists, Amnesty International said. - World news - In a statement released on Thursday, the rights group said activists who led campaigns for women’s rights in the (Perisan) Gulf country continue to...

NGO Demands Release of Palestinian, Jordanian Detainees in Saudi Arabia

NGO Demands Release of Palestinian, Jordanian Detainees in Saudi Arabia

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – The UK-based Arab Organization for Human Rights (AOHR) renewed its call on Saudi Arabia to release Palestinian and Jordanian citizens who have been detained in Saudi prisons for more than twenty months. - World news - Saudi security forces launched arrest campaigns since February 2019, against 68 Palestinians and Jordanians residing in Saudi Arabia and Saudi sponsors and...

Saudi Arabia to Lose over $27bn Due to Oil Price Crash

Saudi Arabia to Lose over $27bn Due to Oil Price Crash

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Saudi Arabia will lose more than 100 billion riyals (over $27 billion) in 2020 due to the fall in crude oil prices this year amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman said. - World news - Government revenues are expected to be 833 billion riyals ($233 billion) this year, with 513 billion riyals ($136.8 billion) coming from oil proceeds."We have been...