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International community must do its duty in Yemen

  • The Coalition to Support Legitimacy in Yemen last month revealed evidence of the Houthis using Sanaa International Airport for military purposes. The information was gathered as part of a coalition intelligence operation, in which operatives penetrated the leadership pyramid of the terrorist Ho...
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A historic visit that strengthens the bonds of history

  • Sunday’s visit to the Kingdom by Sultan Haitham of Oman comes within the framework of strengthening the historical relations between the leaderships of the two countries, and expanding the horizons of cooperation and ways to develop it. Relations between Riyadh and Muscat, which are more than...
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The GCC at 40: Strength in unity, but challenges remain

  • From 1968, when the British government declared its intention to withdraw from the Arabian Gulf by 1971, there was growing interest in the concept of Gulf unity. It bore fruit 40 years ago this month, with the establishment of the Gulf Cooperation Council. The GCC is a regional political, eco...
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Saudi Arabia wants peace … but it will defend itself

  • Saudi Arabia has announced an initiative to end the crisis in Yemen. The initiative is a comprehensive political agreement, including opening Sanaa International Airport with flights to specific destinations, and calling on both the legitimate government and the Houthis to accept the initiative...
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AlUla summit is a healing moment of reunification

  • Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman speaks during the GCC Summit in AlUla. (SPA) The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Summit in AlUla this week will surely be remembered as the summit of reunification. It will be recognized as the moment when the countries of the GCC finally turned th...
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Time for international community to get tough on Houthis

  • Houthi terrorist attacks continue to target international shipping lanes and commercial ships, as well as civilian airports and residential areas. Another attack took place on Monday, when a mined boat caused an explosion on board an oil tanker off the Saudi port of Jeddah. With this latest att...
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Saudi Arabia and Iraq’s gateway to prosperity

  • Saudi Governor of the Northern Borders Region Prince Faisal bin Khalid bin Sultan, Arar Border check post, Saudi Arabia, November 18, 2020. (Reuters) The opening of the Jadidah-Arar border crossing between Saudi Arabia and Iraq after its closure for almost three decades is a hist...
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How Palestinian leaders squandered Saudi support for their cause

  • Prince Bandar bin Sultan, a former Saudi ambassador to Washington and former secretary-general of the Saudi National Security Council, clarified the history of the Palestinian cause during his interview with the Al-Arabiya TV news channel last week. He set the record straight and showed clearly...
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‘Snapback’ sanctions on Iran could make up for UN Security Council’s error

  • The Iranian tanker ‘Fortune’ at El Palito refinery dock in Puerto Cabello, Venezuela, May 25, 2020. (Reuters) The UN Security Council last week rejected a draft resolution submitted by the US to extend the arms embargo imposed on Iran, which is due to expire in October. This...
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World must stand up to Iran’s terrorism

  • Saudi Arabia is highlighting to the UN Security Council, and the rest of the world, the importance of extending the arms embargo against Iran. It is making clear to the five permanent members of the Security Council and international organizations that lifting the embargo would threaten global ...
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