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Egypt demos continue against deal giving islands to Saudi

Maritime border deal inked last week between Cairo and Riyadh effectively ceded two Egyptian islands in Red Sea to Saudi Arabia By Hussein Mahmoud CAIRO –...

Egypt cedes two Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia

In move decried by Egypt's embattled opposition, Cairo cedes Red Sea islands of Sanafir and Tiran to oil-rich patron By Hussein Mahmoud and Rabei al-Sukkari CAIRO...

Saudi sanctions on Lebanon rattle Hezbollah: Experts

Recent punitive measures against Lebanon by Saudi Arabia and its Arab allies have thrown Hezbollah on the defensive, analysts sayBy Enes KanliBEIRUT, Lebanon ...

Saudi-led anti-Houthi coalition announces prisoner swap

Freed Yemeni captives were detained in 'areas of military operations near Saudi border,' according to anti-Houthi coalitionBy Ahmed al-Masri RIYADH – A...

Islamic ‘anti-terror’ bloc army chiefs meet in Riyadh

Meeting is first of its kind since Saudi-led coalition of Muslim states was unveiled last DecemberBy Ahmed al-Masri RIYADH – Military...

Anti-terror bloc army chiefs to meet in Riyadh: Egypt

Military chiefs-of-staff from 34-nation coalition of Muslim states to meet in Saudi capital within days, Egypt’s Defense Ministry saysBy Hussein Mahmoud CAIRO - Military...

Yemen’s Saleh calls for holding talks with Riyadh

On first anniversary of Saudi-led intervention in Yemen, former president and Houthi ally appeals for dialogueBy Mohamed al-Samey SANAA – Ali Abdullah Saleh, Yemen’s...

Kerry to visit Saudi Arabia, France

Crises in Syria, Yemen, other issues to be discussed By Esra Kaymak Avci WASHINGTON - Secretary of State John Kerry will travel to...

Saudi announces end of ‘Northern Thunder’ military drill

Drill described by Saudi Arabia as ‘most important and biggest in history of region’By Ahmad al-Masri ANKARA – The historic “Northern Thunder”...

Turkey rejects plan to partition Syria: Deputy PM

Turkish Deputy PM Numan Kurtulmus warns of 'new Sykes-Picot agreement' aimed at dividing Syria into three distinct partsISTANBUL – Turkish Deputy Prime Minister...

Hezbollah calls gulf council’s terror listing ‘hostile’

-Lebanese Shia militant movement Hezbollah holds Saudi Arabia responsible for Gulf Cooperation Council's decision to enlist it as terror groupBy Jad Yatim BEIRUT,...

Philippines sets up task force after attack on Saudis

Gunman killed after shooting Saudi Islamic scholar, religious attache identified as student who attended university lectureBy Hader GlangZAMBOANGA CITY, the Philippines – Philippine...

Saudi-Lebanon rift unlikely to end soon: Experts

Experts doubt that the row between Riyadh and Beirut which support opposing sides in two major conflicts will be resolved anytime soonBy Jad Yatim...

UPDATE 3 – Gunman injures Saudi scholar in Philippines south

Gunman shot dead after wounding prominent cleric, accompanying religious attache following symposium in Mindanao region UPDATES THROUGHOUT By Roy Ramos & Hader GlangZAMBOANGA CITY,...

UPDATE 2 – Report: Gunman fires on conference in Philippines south

2 Saudis reported to have been injured in attack on symposium in Mindanao region; one reported to be in critical conditionUPDATES THROUGHOUTBy Roy RamosZAMBOANGA,...