Pakistan decides not to participate in Saudi-led coalition against Yemen

Pakistan says it is not prepared to participate in the Saudi-led coalition that has launched airstrikes on Yemen. ISLAMABAD (Pakistan) – “Instead of aggravating the situation (in Yemen) by participating in it... Read more »

Pakistan PM Sharif meets Saudi King Salman, vows to strengthen ties

RIYADH (Saudi Arabia) – Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif reached Riyadh on Wednesday on the invitation of King Salman Bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud for a three-day visit. He was received at the... Read more »

Rethinking education, different mindset needed to combat atrocities: UN HR Chief

Top UN Chief Zeid Ra’ad Al-Hussein urges Muslim leadership to take the initiative to combat conflicts and prevent atrocities The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein has called for better leadership... Read more »

Will Saudi Arabia adopt a new Foreign policy?

By Abdulrahman al-Rashed So far, there has been no indication that Saudi Arabia intends to follow a different foreign policy, either partially or completely. Saudi policy is usually set in stone, however the... Read more »

New Saudi King but same old Oil Policy

By Nick Cunningham The death of Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah made international headlines on January 22, raising questions about the future of the Middle East. News of his death briefly rattled the... Read more »

US President will cut short India visit to pay respects in Saudi Arabia

President Barack Obama and the First Lady will travel to Saudi Arabia to pay respects following the death of King Abdullah, the White House said early Saturday. While the Saudi king’s simple... Read more »