Saudi Deputy Crown Prince and Defense Minister Mohammed bin Salman announced a new Islamic coalition to combat terrorism.

Saudi Arabia forms 34-state Islamic coalition to fight Terrorism

List of coalition countries include Egypt, Qatar, Turkey, Malaysia, and Pakistan, among others; Iran absent from alliance RIYADH (Saudi Arabia) – Saudi Arabia on Tuesday formed a 34-state military coalition to combat terrorism,... Read more »
Special assistant to Prime Minister, Syed Tariq Fatemi, arrives to attend the 10th Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) on October 16, 2014 in Milan. AFP / Giuseppe Cacace

Pakistan to host D-8 summit on June 4-5

ISLAMABAD – Pakistan, the current Chairman of the Developing-8 Organization for Economic Development, will host a meeting of the 36th session of the Developing-8 Commission this week. “This meeting is being organised... Read more »

Is Arab League summit beginning of a new era in diplomacy?

The Arab Summit, held recently at Sharm El-Sheikh, can be the beginning of a new phase in joint Arab action and the credibility of Arab countries if decisions are translated into reality.... Read more »

Egypt and Libyan forces launch airstrikes against ISIS

Egypt’s Air Force has hit Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS) positions in Derna, Libya, just hours after the extremist group released a grisly video showing the beheading of several Egyptian Coptic Christians... Read more »

Australian journalist Peter Greste returns home after 400 days in Egypt jail

The Sydney native thanked his family and called for the release of his two colleagues who remain behind bars BRISBANE, Australia – Peter Greste, the Al Jazeera journalist, arrived back in his... Read more »