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Saudi Oil Field Hit by Drone Attack But Production Unaffected

Yemeni rebels attacked oil and gas facilities at the Shaybah field in southeast Saudi Arabia, but failed to disrupt production. Saudi Arabian Oil Co., or Aramco ...



Saudi Oil Fields Are in the Firing Line as Gulf Conflicts Rage

Saudi Arabia’s oil fields, responsible for almost a 10th of global crude production, are in the firing line. Recently, they’ve been targeted by air, sea ...


Oil Markets

Oil Rises as Drone Attack on Saudi Field Stokes Mideast Fears

Oil rose for a second day as a drone attack on a Saudi Arabian oil field revived concerns that the tense Middle East political situation ...



Saudi Women Get a New Right: Allowing Their Kids to Travel

Saudi mothers will be able to apply for passports for children in their custody and approve travel abroad under new guidelines that represent a further ...



Saudi’s Hazen.ai raises seven-figure seed to detect dangerous driving behavior through video analysis

Makkah-based traffic monitoring and analysis startup Hazen.ai has raised seed funding from Saudi Aramco’s VC arm Wa’ed, Wa’ed said in a statement to MENAbytes. The ...



GEA launches e-gate to receive applications for Riyadh Season

The General Entertainment Authority (GEA) on Saturday launched a website dedicated to receiving applications from companies and individuals wishing to participate in Riyadh Season, Saudi ...


Yemen Civil War

Aden standoff delays Saudi summit intended to forge new Yemen government

The refusal of Yemeni southern separatists to hand back control of Aden port has delayed a summit in Saudi Arabia that is due to discuss ...



Saudi Arabia to issue 10 million Umrah e-visas this year

The chief planning and strategy officer at the Ministry of Hajj and Umrah, Dr. Amr Al-Maddah, said that as of Saturday, the ministry is seeking ...



Saudi Arabia hails ‘first building block of strong, secure and stable Sudan’

Military chiefs and protest leaders in Sudan signed a final power-sharing agreement in Khartoum on Saturday that paves the way for elections and a civilian ...


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Opinion: Why the baroque politeness of diplomatic notes may be what the world needs now

In this atmosphere, one wonders whether overly polite pomp and circumstance ought to be dispensed with altogether. And yet, diplomatic notes still serve an important ...



Turkey ‘strongly’ condemns air strike on its convoy in Syria

Turkey’s defence ministry “strongly” condemned an air strike on its military convoy heading through Syria’s Idlib province on Monday, which it said was a violation ...



Turkey Fires Kurdish Mayors Ahead of Military Push Into Syria

Turkey fired the elected mayors of three major Kurdish-dominated cities in the country’s southeast and detained more than 400 people in a crackdown as it ...



A look at the Islamic State affiliate’s rise in Afghanistan

A suicide bombing at a wedding party in Kabul claimed by a local Islamic State affiliate has renewed fears about the growing threat posed by ...



Egyptian Sought in F.B.I. Qaeda Query Says He Has Nothing to Hide

A few years ago, while he was living in Istanbul, a friend told the man, Mohamed Ahmed El Sayed Ahmed Ibrahim, that American officials wanted ...



Khalifa Haftar’s forces claim to target Turkish drones as tensions flare in Libya

Tensions rose anew in Libya’s civil war over the weekend, with the country’s main U.N. office dismissing rebel commander Khalifa Haftar’s claim that a government-controlled ...



Restrictions continue in Kashmir despite security ease

Restrictions continued in much of Indian-administered Kashmir on Sunday, despite India’s government saying it was gradually restoring phone lines and easing a security lockdown that’s ...



Iran warns U.S. against seizing newly freed oil tanker

Iranian officials warned the United States Monday to leave a supertanker detained by Britain last month alone, now that it's been freed and heading toward ...


Middle East Peace

President Donald Trump says Middle East peace plan will follow Israeli election

U.S. President Donald Trump has said his Middle East peace plan will not be fully released until after Israeli elections next month. The peace plan is ...



Brazil Mulls Labeling Hezbollah as Terrorists in Pivot to U.S.

Brazil is considering designating Lebanese group Hezbollah a terrorist organization, as President Jair Bolsonaro increasingly aligns his government with the U.S. on foreign policy. Officials are ...


Terror Law

Canada slams UK decision to ‘off-load’ Islamist fighter

Canada said on Sunday that Britain’s decision to strip Jack Letts - dubbed “Jihadi Jack” by the media - of his British citizenship was an ...


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