GCC states consolidate military strength

  • Crown Prince Mohammed bin Naif was in Bahrain on Wednesday, Nov. 16, to witness the final exercise of the “Arabian Gulf Security One” tactical drill. This is one more step toward the consolidation of the military strength of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) states. On Tuesday, Deputy Crown...
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It’s the Houthis who are starving Yemenis, Ms. Amanpour

  • Recently, Christiane Amanpour interviewed Saudi-led Arab coalition spokesman Maj. Gen. Ahmed Al-Asiri. During the interview, she showed him a heart-wrenching photo of a starving Yemeni woman without providing any details about the picture, like where and when was it taken.“I’m sure that this...
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Iran: A threat to peace

  • Are we, the Saudis, too obsessed with Iran? Or should we be too obsessed or be annoyed with Iran? During the past many decades, we have tried several times to extend our hands toward Iran seeking better and stable relations with a neighbor with whom we have many things in common. Throughout these...
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Saudi airports need better management

  • About two weeks ago, a report was issued that classified world's airports into different categories.In that report, Jeddah's King Abdulaziz International Airport was ranked one of the worst airports in the world due to its lack of services.Allow me to clarify one thing that the report...
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A conflict we never wanted

  • For decades Yemen has been in the news for all the wrong reasons. Those who are well-versed with the history of this impoverished Arab country know that Yemen has been facing one problem after the other. During the past decades, Yemen received tens of billions of dollars in direct financial aid...
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Gulf Shield 1 showed Saudi preparedness

  • The Arabian Gulf has been known for many years to be the most strategic body of water in the world. Oil, which is the most important commodity in modern history, is produced from underneath the waters of this gulf and from the land close to its shores. The oil produced here is transported through...
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Braving a sea of troubles

  • Just a few days ago a crowded fishing boat carrying more than 400 would-be migrants capsized close to the Egyptian Mediterranean coast. More than 150 people died most of them Egyptians. The boat was destined for Europe and there were people from various nationalities on board, all seeking better...
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Youths and their responsibilities

  • Just a few days before the Saudi National Day the Ministry of Interior announced the capture of some terrorists in a preemptive strike and foiled their plots to blow up oil pipeline and carry out assassination attempts against Saudi officials. Four terror plots were foiled and 17 suspects were...
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Crown prince highlights KSA’s global role

  • The world is full of conflicts and violence and as a consequence, there are more refugees, displaced people, human trafficking and civil causalities.In contrast, Saudi Arabia is at least one country, which is known for its stability, prosperity and a unique lifestyle based on close relations...
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Saudi National Day: Things to remember

  • Even though today's Saudi Arabia is the cradle of civilization and has a rich history that dates back to thousands of years, it is considered one of the youngest established countries in the world. Modern-day Saudi Arabia was established on Sept. 23, 1932, by the late King Abdul Aziz bin...
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