North Thunder, a military exercise aimed at unifying the region’s military forces to promote peace and stability concluded yesterday in Saudi Arabia. The exercise united 20 Arab and Islamic nations in a display of unity against terrorism and extremism. “We are proud of our solidarity in North Thunder; showing the world our joint resolve in deterring evil and fighting extremism and terrorism,” tweeted Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz,
The Ministry of Interior announced today that security forces killed six wanted terrorist in the murder last month of their cousin Badr Hamid Sarikh Al-Rashidi, a sergeant in the Special Emergency Forces. The terror suspects were killed in a gun battle with security forces in the Hail area.
The perpetrators were identified as: Wael Muslim Nile Rashidi, Moataz Muslim Nile Rashidi, Nile Muslim Nile Rashidi, Zaher Salem Nile Rashidi, Sami Salem Nile Rashidi, and Khalif Ibrahim Rashidi Atqaa Rashidi.
The Arab League's Council of Foreign Ministers has declared Lebanese's Hezbollah group a terrorist organization. The foreign ministers also denounced Iranian continuous interferences in Bahrain's internal affairs. On March 2, Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) adopted the same stance.
Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz, received at King Khalid Military City in Hafr Al-Batin this evening, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry. During the audience, they discussed bilateral relations between the two countries and means to promote them, in addition to reviewing latest regional developments and efforts exerted to tackle them.
The meeting was attended by Crown Prince Mohammad bin Naif, the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, and Deputy Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman, the Second Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense.
The Council of Foreign Ministers of Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) will hold its 138th session at the GCC headquarters in Riyadh on Wednesday under the chairmanship of Minister of Foreign Affairs and Chairman of the current session of the Ministerial Council Adel bin Ahmed Al-Jubeir.
The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz received at Al-Yamamah Palace in Riyadh today Ethiopian President Dr. Mulatu Teshome. They discussed bilateral relations, ways of developing them and the latest developments in the region.
The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz received at Al-Yamamah Palace in Riyadh today the Special Representative of European Union for Middle East Peace Process, Fernando Gentilini. During the reception, they reviewed the latest developments in the Middle East and efforts being exerted towards them.
The Foreign Ministry today expressed the Kingdom's strong condemnation of the terrorist attack which targeted military and civilian facilities in the city of Bin Guerdane in Tunisia on Monday, which resulted in killing a number of civilians and military personnel.
The foreign ministry renewed the Kingdom's full solidarity with Tunisia in confronting and eradicating terrorism in all its forms and offered condolences to the families of the victims, government and people of Tunisia.
Spokesman of Coalition Forces Brig. Gen. Ahmed Al-Asiri said that North Thunder military drill is currently being held in Hafr-Al-Batin in northern Saudi Arabia; where 20 Arab and Islamic countries are participating in order to ensure the readiness of their armed forces. The drill is led by Saudi Arabia.
“The drill includes helicopters and fighter jets targeting areas where ground forces engage with terrorist elements, in addition to saving members of the joint forces trapped in hostile areas, and clearing all enemy areas," Brig. Gen. Al-Asiri said.
The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud chaired the Cabinet's session at Al-Yamamah Palace in Riyadh this afternoon.
At the outset of the session, King Salman briefed the Cabinet on the outcomes of his talks with Malaysian Prime Minister Mohammad Najib Abdulrazzak, confirming deep bilateral relations between the two countries.