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Saudi, coalition attack, Houthi military sites, Yemen's Sanaa

Saudi coalition attack Houthi military sites in Yemen’s Sanaa

09 September, 2020 10:37 am 10:37 am

CAIRO (Reuters) – Saudi Arabian-led coalition fighter jets early on Sunday attacked barracks and military sites of the armed Houthi movement in Yemen’s capital Sanaa, Saudi-owned Al-Arabiya reported. The coalition also destroyed four Houthi drones at Al-Delmi air base north of Sanaa, Al-Arabiya said, citing local sources. There was no immediate official confirmation from the … Read More


COAS Qamar Bajwa, announces, Rs 50 mln, Army's Welfare Fund, PHF

COAS Qamar Bajwa expresses grief over demise of Saudi assistant defence min...

08 August, 2020 12:44 pm 12:44 pm

RAWALPINDI (92 News) – Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa expressed grief over the sad demise of Mohammed bin Abdullah Al-Ayesh, Assistant Defence Minister KSA. He also conveyed his heartfelt condolences to the bereaved family and Saudi leadership. “May Allah Almighty bless the departed soul in eternal peace, Ameen. Pakistan and Pakistan … Read More


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Oil prices fall as Saudi, Russia decide to cut ouput under US pressure

04 April, 2020 11:44 am 11:44 am

DUBAI/MOSCOW/LONDON (92 News) – OPEC, Russia and other allies outlined plans on Thursday to cut their oil output by more than a fifth and said they expected the United States and other producers to join in their effort to prop up prices hammered by the coronavirus crisis. But the group, known as OPEC+, said a … Read More


Saudi,-led coalition, intercepts, missiles fired, Yemen's Houthis

Saudi-led coalition intercepts missiles fired by Yemen’s Houthis

03 March, 2020 8:20 am 8:20 am

CAIRO (Reuters) – The Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen said early on Sunday that the kingdom’s air defences intercepted two ballistic missiles on Saturday night launched by Yemen’s Iran-aligned Houthi group towards Riyadh and the city of Jizan, Saudi state news agency (SPA) said citing the coalition’s spokesman. The coalition’s spokesman, Colonel Turki al-Malki, said … Read More


Saudi, reports, first, coronavirus, death, UAE, lockdown

Saudi reports first coronavirus death, UAE gears up for lockdown

03 March, 2020 7:34 pm 7:34 pm

RIYADH/DUBAI (Reuters) – Saudi Arabia on Tuesday reported its first death from the coronavirus, a 51-year-old Afghani resident, while the United Arab Emirates’ main airports in Dubai and Abu Dhabi said they would temporarily suspend all passenger flights from Thursday. Saudi Health Ministry spokesman Mohammed Abdelali told a televised news conference that the fatality occurred … Read More


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Saudi wealth fund in talks to buy Newcastle United for £340 million –...

01 January, 2020 12:17 pm 12:17 pm

RIYADH (Reuters) – Saudi Arabia’s sovereign wealth fund is in talks to buy English soccer club Newcastle United for about £340 million, the Wall Street Journal reported on Saturday, citing people familiar with the discussions. The deal would represent an exit for British billionaire Mike Ashley, who made his fortune from sportswear retailer Sports Direct … Read More


FM Qureshi, phones, Iranian, Saudi, Turkish, UAE, counterparts, Mideast, tension

FM Qureshi phones Iranian, Saudi, Turkish & UAE counterparts amid risi...

01 January, 2020 10:01 am 10:01 am

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Following the recent escalation of tension between US and Iran, Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Sunday phoned his counterparts from Saudi Arabia, Iran, UAE and Turkey. During the telephonic conversations, there was wide-ranging exchange of views on the unfolding situation in the region.  Highlighting Pakistan’s deep concern over the recent … Read More


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Saudi FM calls on PM, exchange views on bilateral relation

12 December, 2019 5:54 pm 5:54 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Saudi Foreign Minister (FM) Faisal bin Farhan Al-Saud called on Prime Minister Imran Khan at the PM House on Thursday. During the meeting, matters of mutual interest, bilateral ties, and regional situation came under discussion. Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi, Foreign Secretary Sohail Mehmood, and Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) Director General Lt … Read More


Malaysia, Muslim summit, Saudi, OIC

Malaysia defends Muslim summit shunned by Saudi, slammed by OIC

12 December, 2019 10:57 am 10:57 am

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) – Hosting a summit of Muslim leaders, Malaysia’s Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad bemoaned the state of Islam and defended the meeting that has been shunned by Saudi Arabia and criticized for undermining the bigger Organisation of Islamic Cooperation. Divisions in the Muslim world were self-evident as only about 20 countries sent leaders, … Read More


US, grounds, Saudi, pilots, halts, military, training, base, shooting

US grounds Saudi pilots, halts military training after base shooting

12 December, 2019 9:31 am 9:31 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Pentagon announced on Tuesday it was halting operational training of all Saudi Arabian military personnel in the United States until further notice after a Saudi Air Force lieutenant shot and killed three people last week at a base in Florida. The decision will have far-reaching impacts on visiting Saudi personnel, including … Read More


CNS, Admiral, Zafar Abbasi, attends, Saudi, International, Maritime, Forum

CNS Admiral Zafar Abbasi attends 1st Saudi International Maritime Forum

11 November, 2019 6:15 pm 6:15 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi, who was on an official visit to Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, attended 1st Saudi the International Maritime Forum – 2019 (SIM Forum – 2019) held in Riyadh. The Admiral also addressed the forum, graced second session as guest of honour, called on … Read More


Saudi, Assistant, Defence, Minister, Mohammed Bin Abdullah, calls on, COAS

Saudi Assistant Defence Minister Mohammed Bin Abdullah calls on COAS

11 November, 2019 5:36 pm 5:36 pm

RAWALPINDI (92 News) – Mohammed Bin Abdullah Al Ayesh, Assistant Defence Minister, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia called on Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa at General Headquarters on Wednesday. During the meeting, views were exchanged on issues of mutual interest, including defence and security cooperation between both countries and overall regional security … Read More


US, secret, cyber, strike, Iran, Saudi, oil, attack

US carried out secret cyber strike on Iran in wake of Saudi oil attack: off...

10 October, 2019 4:45 pm 4:45 pm

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States carried out a secret cyber operation against Iran in the wake of the Sept. 14 attacks on Saudi Arabia’s oil facilities, which Washington and Riyadh blame on Tehran, two U.S. officials have told Reuters. The officials, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said the operation took place in late … Read More


Saudi, soccer players, visit, Jerusalem, Muslim, holy site

Saudi soccer players visit Jerusalem Muslim holy site

10 October, 2019 9:07 pm 9:07 pm

JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Players from Saudi Arabia’s national soccer team travelled to Jerusalem’s Old City on Monday to pray at one of Islam’s holiest sites. The players visited the Noble Sanctuary, a compound that houses the Golden Dome of the Rock and al-Aqsa Mosque, the third holiest shrine in Islam. “This is the most beautiful … Read More


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Saudi oil production back to pre-attack levels: energy minister

10 October, 2019 12:47 pm 12:47 pm

MOSCOW (Web Desk) – Saudi Energy Minister Prince Abdulaziz Bin Salman said that the oil-rich kingdom had restored oil production to levels seen before the attack on its oil facilities last month. “It has fully restored oil production to almost 10m barrels a day following the attacks on two of its key facilities last month, … Read More