Saudi Foreign Minister slams UN double standard

The United Nations has been urged to enforce the principles of its charter effectively without adopting double standard by Saudi Arabia. It also criticised the use of veto power by some permanent members to block the implementation of UN Security Council resolutions. Addressing the 65th session of the UN General Assembly, Saudi Foreign Minister Prince […]

Saudi Arabia-Kuwait permit travel using ID cards

Citizens are permitted to travel freely in the council under an agreement reached by the six GCC countries. Kuwait and Saudi Arabia have agreed to allow their citizens to move between the two countries using smart ID cards instead of passports. Saudi interior minister Prince Nayef Ibn Abdul Aziz Al Saud and his Kuwaiti counterpart […]

US-Saudi Arabia to sign $60bn arms deal

Saudi Arabia reportedly plans to purchase $60bn worth of US made advanced fighter jets and other advanced weapon systems  in  the largest ever arms deal in US history. This deal is expected to support at least 75,000 US jobs. US officials were reported to have said, “to reduce the threat from Iranian rockets”,  so under […]

Saudi Arabia backs Qatar bid for 2022

The Kingdom has pledged its support for Qatar in its bid to be the first Middle East country to host the FIFA World Cup in 2022. The president of Youth Welfare Presidency and chairman of the Federation of Arab National Olympic Committees, Prince Sultan bin Fahd said “We have full confidence in Qatar’s ability to […]