Update The Kingdom’s Energy Minister, Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman, also called for the nuclear threat from Israel be dealt with. (AFP/File Photo)

Saudi Arabia blasts push by Iran for nuclear bomb

  • Prince Abdulaziz was speaking at annual general conference of International Atomic Energy Agency in Vienna
  • Minister said the region needs to be free of weapons of mass destruction
By Frank Kane ·

French FM applauds Middle East diplomacy, warns of Iranian transgressions

French FM applauds Middle East diplomacy, warns of Iranian transgressions

  • Le Drian lauds August’s Baghdad Convention but warns Iran has repeatedly breached its nuclear commitments under the JCPOA
  • Minister laments ‘breach of trust’ by the UK and US over scuppering of a French submarine deal with Australia
By Christopher Hamill-Stewart ·

EU joins outcry over Houthis’ execution of nine men

EU joins outcry over Houthis’ execution of nine men

  • Britain said the executions demonstrated “indifference to human dignity & blatant disregard for fair trial & due process.”
  • The Houthis’ Foreign Ministry dismissed the criticism as “interference in domestic affairs” and accused the United Nations and the West of turning a blind eye to the “coalition’s crimes.”
By Reuters ·

 The digital library has a wide range of periodicals, tools and information bases. Twitter: (@SDL_sa)

Saudi Digital Library offers week of free database access

  • The Library won the best provider of information services and resources for higher and post-secondary education at the Global Exhibition for Education Supplies and Solutions GESS 2019
By SPA ·

Lebanon's Prime Minister Najib Mikati at the presidential palace in Baabda, Lebanon September 13, 2021. (Reuters/File Photo)

Iran’s fuel shipments violate Lebanon’s sovereignty: PM Mikati

  • Lebanon’s new government said its permission was not sought regarding the import of Iranian diesel
By Reuters ·

Pakistan says no rush to recognize Afghanistan’s Taliban government

Pakistan says no rush to recognize Afghanistan’s Taliban government

  • Pakistan’s main envoy expresses hope the Taliban live up to their promise ‘that girls and women would be allowed to go to school, college and university’
By AP ·

American Express joins Amazon network to benefit KSA cardholders

American Express joins Amazon network to benefit KSA cardholders

  • Amex cardholders in the Kingdom will now be able to use their cards to pay online merchants who are part of the Amazon Payment Services network
By Arab News ·