Saudi Aramco Storage Facility Targeted By Houthi Attack, Causing Fire

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia – Yemen’s Houthis said they launched attacks on Saudi energy facilities on Friday and the Saudi – led coalition said oil giant Aramco’s petroleum products distribution station in Jeddah was hit, causing a fire in two storage tanks but no causalities. A huge plume of black smoke could be seen rising over … More Saudi Aramco Storage Facility Targeted By Houthi Attack, Causing Fire

Houthis Launch Attacks On Saudi Energy, Desalination Facilities – Coalition

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia – The Saudi – led coalition said early on Sunday that Yemen’s Iran – aligned Houthi group launched missile and drone strikes on energy and water desalination facilities in the kingdom that caused some material damage but no deaths. It said the attacks were at a water desalination plant in Al – … More Houthis Launch Attacks On Saudi Energy, Desalination Facilities – Coalition

Saudi King Receives New Pacemaker Battery, Leaves Hospital – Royal Court

PARIS, France – Saudi Arabia’s King Salman bin Abdulaziz left a hospital in Riyadh after undergoing medical tests and replacement of his heart pacemaker battery, the royal court said on Wednesday. State television aired a video clip of the 86 – year – old monarch walking using a cane with his son Crown Prince Mohammed … More Saudi King Receives New Pacemaker Battery, Leaves Hospital – Royal Court

Pakistan Sends Emergency Aid To Ukraine

BUCHAREST, Romania – Pakistan sent two C-130 planes of humanitarian assistance to Ukraine Tuesday night, according to Pakistani foreign minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi. Speaking at Noor Khan Airbase in the Pakistani capital as the planes departed, Quereshi said the aid was sent at the request of the Ukrainian Embassy in Islamabad. The aid includes tents, … More Pakistan Sends Emergency Aid To Ukraine

The White House Announced New Sanctions On Russian Oligarchs. Here’s Who Will Be Impacted

PARIS, France – The White House announced new sanctions on Russian oligarchs Thursday, in U.S. President Joe Biden’s latest attempt to squeeze Russian President Vladimir Putin as the invasion of Ukraine advances. The new list of individuals described as ‘Putin’s cronies and their family members’ will be cut off from the U.S. financial system, their … More The White House Announced New Sanctions On Russian Oligarchs. Here’s Who Will Be Impacted

Five Dead In Romanian Military Rescue Helicopter Crash – Defence Ministry

BUCHAREST, Romania – A Romania helicopter sent on a search – and – rescue mission late on Wednesday after a Romanian military Mig 21 LancerR dropped off the radar has crashed, killing all five soldiers on board, Defence Ministry spokesman Constantin Spiny said. The pilot of the IAR 330 – Puma helicopter unfavourable weather conditions … More Five Dead In Romanian Military Rescue Helicopter Crash – Defence Ministry

Turkey Says Ukraine – Russia Talks Unlikely On Wednesday, Russian Demands ‘Unrealistic’

ANKARA – Turkish presidential spokesman Ibrahim Kalin said on Tuesday that Ukrainian and Russian delegations were unlikely to meet for planned talks on Wednesday, adding Moscow’s demands to end its invasion were ‘unrealistic’. ‘They will most likely not meet (on Wednesday)’, Kalin told broadcaster CNN Turk. ‘It will mostly likely be postponed a couple of … More Turkey Says Ukraine – Russia Talks Unlikely On Wednesday, Russian Demands ‘Unrealistic’

Russian Military Warns Of Strikes Against Facilities In Kyiv, According To Statement Via State Media

PARIS, France – The Russian military said Tuesday it will carry out strikes against the facilities in Kyiv, warning civilians living near the areas to leave. The Russians will target the Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) and the 72nd Main Center for Information and Psychological Operations (PSO) in Kyiv, the Russian defense ministry said in … More Russian Military Warns Of Strikes Against Facilities In Kyiv, According To Statement Via State Media

Qatar Supports Ukraine’s Territorial Integrity, Urges Diplomatic Settlement

GENEVA – Qatar’s foreign minister called on Monday for a diplomatic settlement to the conflict between Moscow and Kiev that would preserve Ukraine’s sovereignty and territorial integrity within its internationally – recognized boundaries. In a recorded speech to the meeting of the Human Right Council in Geneva, Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al – Thani rejected … More Qatar Supports Ukraine’s Territorial Integrity, Urges Diplomatic Settlement

South Korea To Join SWIFT Sanctions Against Russia, Send Humanitarian Aid To Ukraine

PARIS, France – South Korea will ban exports of strategic materials to Russia and join the international effort to block some Russian banks from the SWIFT global payments system, the country’s Foreign Ministry said Monday. The ministry did not disclose which key strategic materials would be subject to export bans but said it had notified … More South Korea To Join SWIFT Sanctions Against Russia, Send Humanitarian Aid To Ukraine