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New York, July 1 (JEN): The world is facing “a grave climate emergency”, Secretary-General António Guterres told a climate meeting in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) capital of Abu Dhabi on Sunday, urging all participants to “seize this opportunity to take bold climate action”. more
Saudi Arabia to open consulate in Baghdad on Thursday

Baghdad (Xinhua/UNI) Saudi Arabian Minister of Commerce and Investment Majid a-Qasabi, who is on a visit to Iraq, on Wednesday announced that his country will open a new consulate in the ...

Khashoggi trial in Saudi Arabia falls short of independent, international probe needed: UN rights chief

New York: The criminal trial in Saudi Arabia of individuals suspected of being involved in the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi does not meet the requirements of an independent and i ...

UN rights chief says ‘bar must be set very high’ for investigation of murdered Saudi journalist

New York,  The United Nations human rights chief pressed on Tuesday for an impartial, investigation into the “shockingly brazen” murder of Saudi Arabian journalist, Jamal ...

Saudi Arabia expels Canadian ambassador, freezes all ties, recalls own envoy

Riyadh: Citing interference in its internal matters, Saudi Arabia has expelled the Canadian ambassador and freezes all bilateral ties..

US slaps new sanctions on people and companies to stifle Iran

Washington: Days after pulling out of the much debated Iran nuclear deal, Washington has slapped new sanctions on six people and three companies with alleged links to Iran's elite mil ...

Syria chemical attack: US says all options are on the table

Washington: Responding to the alleged chemical attack in Syria's Damascus earlier this month, the US said that 'all options are on the table', according ton reports on Thursda ...

Saudi Prince warms up to Israel, urges for regional peace

Riyadh: The fact that Israel enjoys a wide range of support from Saudi Arabia shouldn't come a surprise to anyone. Both the nations have displayed enough camaraderie in front of the w ...

Yemen: UN Security Council condemns Houthi missile attacks targeting Saudi cities

New York: Reiterating the need for warring parties in Yemen to resume dialogue, the Security Council has condemned the latest missile attacks by the Houthi rebels targeting several cities ...

UN receives nearly $1 billion from Saudi Arabia and UAE for humanitarian response to Yemen crisis

New York: Ahead of the upcoming international fundraising conference for Yemen, the United Nations has received nearly $1 billion contributions from Saudi Araba and the United Arab Emirat ...