Saudi Arabia Calls On Muslims To Sight Dhu Al – Hijjah Crescent Moon

PARIS, France – Saudi Arabia’s Supreme Court has called on all Muslims in the Kingdom to sight the Dhu al – Hijjah crescent moon on Wednesday evening, the official Saudi Press Agency reported on Monday. The sighting of the moon marks the beginning of the Dhu Al – Hijjah Islamic month in which the Hajj … More Saudi Arabia Calls On Muslims To Sight Dhu Al – Hijjah Crescent Moon

Sheikh Mansour Bin Zayed Establishes National Media Office in UAE

PARIS, France – Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed, the UAE’s deputy prime minister and minister of presidential affairs, on Wednesday launched the National Media Office. The unit is tasked with developing the media sector, legislation, regulations, and decisions on media development while also monitoring the implementation of legislation in coordination with the relevant authorities and administrative … More Sheikh Mansour Bin Zayed Establishes National Media Office in UAE

Saudi Authorities Warn Against Donating To Strangers Due To Terrorism Financing

PARIS, France – Saudi Arabia’s Presidency of State Security warned citizens and residents in the Kingdom against donating to strangers, nothing that such practices increase the probability of financing terrorism. ‘[Random strangers] may be more dangerous than you think’, the Presidency of State Security said in a statement on Twitter, urging people to only make … More Saudi Authorities Warn Against Donating To Strangers Due To Terrorism Financing

Jordan’s Prince Hamzah Relinquishes Royal Title

PARIS, France – Jordan’s Prince Hamzah Bin Al – Hussein is relinquishing his title of prince, he said in a statement. Prince Hamza, a former heir to the throne, was accused last year of conspiring to destabilize the monarchy in a foreign – inspired plot. Prince Hamzah posted the statement on his official Twitter account, … More Jordan’s Prince Hamzah Relinquishes Royal Title

Saudi Arabia Hopes To Reach Agreement With Iran – Crown Prince

PARIS, France – Saudi Arabia intends to continue ‘detailed talks’ with Iran in order to reach a satisfactory agreement for both, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman said, while stressing the need for a strong nuclear deal between Tehran and world powers at talks in Vienna. He said in remarks to The Atlantic carried by Saudi … More Saudi Arabia Hopes To Reach Agreement With Iran – Crown Prince

Spanish Prosecutor Drops Probes Into Former King Juan Carlos

PARIS, France – Spain’s national prosecutor’s office has dropped two investigation into alleged fraud in former King Juan Carlos’s business dealing after failing to find sufficient evidence of criminal activity, it said on Wednesday. Juan Carlos, 84, who left Spain for the United Arab Emirates under a cloud of scandal in August 2020, has been … More Spanish Prosecutor Drops Probes Into Former King Juan Carlos

Bahrain Introduces ‘Golden’ Permanent Residency Visas To Lure Talent

PARIS, France – Bahrain on Monday introduced a new permanent residency visa to attract talent and investment, part of a trend in Gulf states to offer more flexible and longer – duration visa amid regional economic competition and as Bahrain works to fix its finances. Foreigners in Gulf states have traditionally had renewable visas valid … More Bahrain Introduces ‘Golden’ Permanent Residency Visas To Lure Talent

Biden Says He Plans To Designate Qatar As Major Non – NATO Ally

WASHINGTON – President Joe Biden said on Monday he plans to designate Qatar as a major non – NATO ally, granting a special status to a key ally in the Middle East. Biden made the announcement as he met Qatar’s emir, Sheik Tamim bin Hamad al – Thani, in the Oval Office. The emir told … More Biden Says He Plans To Designate Qatar As Major Non – NATO Ally