Category Archives: Gulf

Saudi Arabia Calls on Its Citizens to Leave Lebanon

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#KSA: Due to the situations in the Republic of Lebanon, the official source at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs stated that the Saudi nationals visiting or residing in Lebanon are asked to leave the country as soon as possible. The Kingdom advised all citizens not to travel to Lebanon from any other international destinations.

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Iran Tells Saudi Arabia Threats Will Fail, Calls For Regional Unity..

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Iranian President Hassan Rohani has warned Saudi Arabia that threats against Iran will achieve nothing as tensions continue to rise between the regional rivals.
meanwhile,the US has joined Saudi Arabia in blaming Iran for a missile that was shot down near Riyadh.
The White House said: “Houthi missile attacks against Saudi Arabia, enabled by Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps, threaten regional security and undermine UN efforts to negotiate an end to the conflict.

Saudi Arabia princes detained, ministers dismissed

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Saudi Arabia has dismissed a number of senior ministers and detained nearly a dozen princes in an investigation by a new anti-corruption committee yesterday.
Prince Alwaleed bin Talal, a billionaire businessman who owns investment firm Kingdom Holding was among those held , The senior ministers who were sacked include Prince Mitaab bin Abdullah, the head of the National Guard, and Adel Faqih, the economy minister. In official statement on, King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud alluded to the “exploitation by some of the weak souls who have put their own interests above the public interest, in order to, illicitly, accrue money” for the creation of the anti-graft committee.

Bahrain imposes visas on Qatari nationals and visitors

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Bahrain on Monday ordered the imposition of visas on visitors from Qatar.
The king hailed during a cabinet session Bahrain’s openness towards tourists and visitors. King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa also directed authorities to take necessary procedures to tighten entry and residence procedures.
In June, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Egypt and Bahrain cut all ties and imposed a siege with Qatar.

Policeman killed in Bahrain terror attack

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#Manama: One policeman was killed and eight others were injured in a terror attack west of the capital Manama on Friday evening, the interior ministry said, The terror attack occurred at 5:26 pm when a police bus heading toward Manama on Khalifa Bin Salman Highway was targeted, the ministry said in a statement. “The attack resulted in the martyrdom of one policeman and the wounding of eight others who were transported to hospital. Their wounds ranged from serious to mild.” The ministry added that the attackers remotely detonated a homemade bomb.

Jennifer Lopez to perform at Dubai Airshow gala

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In celebration of the biggest Airshow to date, Dubai Airports has surpassed expectations  with the announcement of one of the most impressive Gala Dinner special guest artists ever, Ms. Jennifer Lopez.
Famed for her spectacular international shows, Latino flare and endless hit singles over almost two decades, Jennifer Lopez is sure to wow the 3500 guests attending the exclusive evening hosted by Dubai Airports on 15 November, Lopez will perform a full concert two days later (November 17) at Autism Rocks Arena.