Abdulhadi Habtor
Gulf The Crown Prince of Bahrain receives the foreign ministers of Arab countries participating in the preparatory meeting for the Arab Summit. (SPA)

Bahrain to Announce Initiatives for Fresh Start in Joint Arab Action

A senior Bahraini official said that the Bahrain Declaration, which will be issued Thursday at the conclusion of the 33rd Arab Summit, will express a…

Abdulhadi Habtor (Manama)
Arab World  A Yemeni Airlines flight lands at Al-Ghaydah International Airport coming from Al-Rayyan Airport in Mukalla. (Asharq Al-Awsat)

Preparations to Operate Int'l Flights from Eastern Yemen Begin

A delegation from the Saudi Civil Aviation Authority visited Al-Ghaydah International Airport in Al-Mahra Governorate (eastern Yemen), in preparation for the…

Abdulhadi Habtor (Riyadh)
Gulf Saudi-US Confirmation: Security Agreement Imminent

Saudi-US Confirmation: Security Agreement Imminent

Saudi Arabia’s Foreign Minister, Prince Faisal bin Farhan, and US Secretary of State Antony Blinken shared news of progress towards a security deal between…

Mirza al-Khuweildi (Riyadh) Abdulhadi Habtor (Riyadh)
Gulf Iranian Ambassador to Saudi Arabia Alireza Enayati during the reception of the first batch of Iranian pilgrims at Madinah’s airport (Iranian Embassy)

Iranian Pilgrims Return to Madinah After 9-Year Hiatus

The first batch of Iranian pilgrims arrived at the Prince Mohammed bin Abdulaziz International Airport in Madinah on Monday after a hiatus of 9 years. The…

Abdulhadi Habtor (Riyadh)
Arab World  A USAID contribution to UNICEF humanitarian response in Yemen (UN)

Washington Signs Five-Year Assistance Agreement with Yemen

The US on Sunday announced the signing of a five-year agreement to assist Yemen with its immediate needs and with advancing the internationally-recognized…

Abdulhadi Habtor (Riyadh)
Varieties Gulf countries continue to survey the damage and compensate those affected from the record rainfall. (Oman News Agency)

Gulf Countries Assess Damage from Record Rainfall, Compensates those Affected

The Al-Matir depression, which swept the Gulf region over the past two days, has caused human losses and massive material damage. The Sultanate of Oman, the…

Abdulhadi Habtor (Riyadh) Mohammed Helal
Arab World US Special Envoy for Yemen Tim Lenderking. (Asharq Al-Awsat)

US Envoy to Yemen Says Houthis Are Suffering from a Liquidity Crisis

US Special Envoy to Yemen Tim Lenderking said the Iran-backed Houthi militias in Yemen were facing economic pressure and were trying to escape this crisis by…

Abdulhadi Habtor (Riyadh)
Gulf Iraq’s new Ambassador to Saudi Arabia Safia Taleb Al Souhail presents her credentials to Prince Mohammed bin Salman, Crown Prince and Prime Minister, in Jeddah on Tuesday. (SPA)

Iraqi Ambassador to Saudi Arabia: We Are Looking Forward to Opening New Horizons in Cooperation

Iraq’s new Ambassador to Saudi Arabia Safia Taleb Al Souhail said coordination between the two countries is advanced and effective on several security and…

Abdulhadi Habtor (Riyadh)