Daily Archives: September 3, 2018

Bangladesh PM Hasina: Myanmar delaying Rohingya repatriation

Prime Minister of Bangladesh Sheikh Hasina said on Sunday that Myanmar was delaying the Rohingya repatriation process without a specific cause.

When we talk, Myanmar always says it is ready to take back its nationals […], but the reality is …

OIC regrets US decision to end UNRWA funding

The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) voiced regret at the US decision to stop its financial contributions to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA), which would contribute to further aggravating the economic, social and humanitarian …

Saudi forces intercept Houthi-fired missile over Jazan

The Saudi Royal Air Defense Forces on Sunday intercepted a ballistic missile launched by Houthi militias targeting the southern city of Jazan.

Col. Turki Al-Maliki, spokesman of the Coalition Forces to restore legitimacy in Yemen, said that the missile was …

Bahrain’s development strides hailed

A Tribute was paid to Bahrain’s King Hamad bin Isa Al-Khalifa, the architect of the reform project which laid the foundations for human rights and development strides. “The values underlying Bahrain’s human rights development stem from the reform project which …

Myanmar judge jails Reuters journalists for seven years

A judge in Myanmar on Monday sentenced two Reuters journalists to seven years’ jail each with hard labor for collecting state secrets, in a high-profile press freedom case.

Wa Lone, 32, and Kyaw Soe Oo, 28, were arrested in Yangon …

New Umrah season advanced by a month

The Ministry of Hajj and Umrah has started taking practical steps to implement the Kingdom’s Vision 2030 aimed at ensuring the arrival of about 30 million Umrah pilgrims annually.

The ministry announced that the Umrah season for 2018-2019 has been …