Category: Press Reports

The electronic site Sabq published analysis of the meeting conducted by CNN with the sons of Jamal Khashoggi, which stated: The meeting of the CNN network yesterday with sons Jamal Khashoggi ended all the bidders on the issue of their late father from various media outlets who exploited the issue immorally and traded them to abuse the kingdom without respecting the feelings of the family of the deceased. Refusal to politicize In the first media appearance in America, they confirmed their trust in the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Salman bin Abdul Aziz, and pointed to their rejection…

11/07/2018
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The Atlantic newspaper in the U.S.A made an interview with HRH prince Muhammad bin Salman and here is the text of that interview: Goldberg: It’s good to hear about some of the things you are promising to do in Saudi Arabia, but it’s very early in the process. Yours is a big, complicated country, and it’s very hard to shift culture. Could you start by talking about Islam, the role you think Islam should play in the world? Mohammed bin Salman: Islam is a religion of peace. This is the translation of Islam. God, in Islam, gives us two responsibilities:…

04/03/2018
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By Dr. Khalid Al-Seghayer – Saudi Gazette 27-Mar Building bridges of mutual understanding between the West and Muslims is possible and within reach. The first thing that we should do as members of the Muslim world is to open our hearts and minds and overlook the position of some influential and key leaders, particularly in the Vatican, who are reportedly against building bridges of dialogue with the Muslim world. From their perspective, allowing such dialogue would lead to Islam being put on a par with Christianity. We should also disregard the fact that Pope Benedict downgraded the office responsible for…

09/13/2015
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Philanthropic KSA never lets down less fortunate By JEDDAH: ARAB NEWS The Kingdom has an age-old tradition of extending a helping hand to the needy and less fortunate. Victims of poverty, internal strife and natural disasters in any part of the world can be assured of the help in cash and kind from Saudis. A Saudi cargo plane loaded with 70 tons of food arrived in the Yemeni capital Sanaa on Thursday. More aid is to follow within the week, the Saudi Press Agency reported on Thursday. The aid is to help the displaced people in Yemen. “Yemen is facing…

09/13/2015
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RIYADH – The Hai’a(moral command commission) chief has said that those who want to boycott the Riyadh Book Fair are free to do so as it is up to them whether they attend it o ot. “Extremism does not exist in Saudi society,” said Sheikh Dr. Abdullatif Bin Abdulaziz Aal Al-Sheikh, chief of the Commission for the Promotion of Virtue and Prevention of Vice (the Hai’a) while visiting the Book Fair Wednesday. Aal Al-Sheikh said those who give advice at the fair are driven by religious enthusiasm and fear, which makes them act in a way that does not befit…

09/13/2015
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The Telegraph published a report prepared by three of its journalists on the crisis between the western states and Iran due to the Iranian nuclear program: “Iran’s economic troubles mount as new sanctions are made ready” The report mentioned that Iran is facing big economic problems as the riyal has tumbled in value and the merchants have used gold instead. We can’t agree any proper deals with other firms because within an hour or two, the prices of everything may have changed.” A merchant told The Sunday Telegraph “The government has limited the amount of other currencies we can use,…

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The Christian Science Monitor published a report for Dan Murphy, entitled:War against Iran It reports that Tension over Iran’s nuclear program have escalated in recent weeks as the USand Europeramp up sanctions against the Islamic Republic of Iran. The report indicates that the country’s currency took a nosedive after President Obamasigned legislation on Dec. 31 targeting Iran’s Central Bank. Tehranhas responded with threats to cut off the Strait of Hormuz, a vital corridor for international oil shipments.The response of the West was to intensify military presence in the Gulf. The report then presents a few questions and answer them, including:What…

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The British Guardian issued on Saturday 7/1/2012 that Muslim Brotherhood leadership in Egypt asked Hamas behind the scene to “stop all military activities, and stick to political activities only, in order to bring some peace in the region”. Tensions are mounting between the Hamas leadership based in Gaza and its exiled chief over the organisation’s future strategy in the wake of the popular – and largely non-violent – Arab spring revolutions and the success of Islamist parties in elections. Khaled Meshaal, the Islamist party’s leader in Damascus, has indicated in recent weeks that Hamas is making a strategic turn away…

09/13/2015
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Al-Madina newspaper published a report for Lutfi Abdul Alatif on Monday 5/12/2011 titled: Mufti: Saudi Arabia knows no Sectarianism, Partisanship or Conflicts Grand Mufti of Saudi Arabia, Sheikh Abdul-Aziz Bin Abdullah Al-Sheikh stressed that Saudi Arabia is a far cry from sectarianism, conflicts and partisanship due to God`s support and the wisdom of the country`s leadership in taking interest of their people. He also appreciated the role of the universities towards youth and the community, stressing the importance of following the teachings of Qur`an and Sunnah. He gave a message to the students that they have to do good deeds…

09/13/2015
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Discussing the middle east issues after the radical political changes it had witnessed or the so called Arab Spring, the Observer reported that the initial results of the Egyptian parliamentary elections that showed the progress of Islamists, have increased the west concerns about the region`s future. The journal`s foreign affairs reporter mentioned that the rise of Islamists is the key feature of the Arab revolutions, affirming that the same result we could get if elections had been made in Egypt, Tunisia, Libya, Morocco two decades ago. But what about the political Islam that on its way to dominate the political…

09/13/2015
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