President Michel Suleiman urged all Lebanese politicians to abide by the principles of the Baabda Declaration and refrain from meddling in the affairs of other Arab countries and at the same time he told the Arab states to ignore remarks made by some politicians because they not reflect the official stance of Lebanon.
Lebanese internal security forces removed on Tuesday posters mocking Saudi King Abdullah in a move considered as a response to a cartoon published in a Saudi al-Watan newspaper on Maronite Patriarch Beshara al-Rai, according to LBC.
Bahrain police found a bomb planted on a causeway linking the island to Saudi Arabia, and four officers were shot and wounded late on Friday, officials said in the latest violence to rock the kingdom on the second anniversary of an uprising.
Progressive Socialist Party leader MP Walid Jumblatt left for Saudi Arabia on Friday aboard a private jet, accompanied by MP Nehme Tohme National News Agency reported. The Druze leader is scheduled to meet with several high-ranking officials, including the Saudi FM , Bandar bin Sultan ,
US Secretary of State John Kerry said Thursday the death toll in Syria may have reached 90,000, citing figures given to him by his Saudi counterpart Prince Saud al-Faisal. “I had occasion … to speak this morning with the foreign minister of Saudi Arabia.
The Saudi royal family has intervened to block the release of a ‘celebrity’ preacher accused of raping, torturing and killing his five-year-old daughter. Fayhan al-Ghamdi was set to be released after agreeing to pay “blood money” to the mother of his daughter Lama,
A criminal complaint has been filed against the Saudi newspaper al-Watan over the publishing of a cartoon mocking Maronite Patriarch Beshara Rai and criticizing his visit to Syria, according to a report by LBC
Egypt’s presidential spokesman says an end to Syrian crisis is a condition to restore relations with Iran and that his country supports the Syrian opposition’s proposal for talks with the regime in Damascus. Yasser Ali’s comments Wednesday were made ahead of an Egyptian-Turkish-Iranian mini-summit on the Syrian
The regime of President Bashar Assad has shown no signs of giving in even as opposition fighters have advanced to the outskirts of Damascus. In an interview with Susanne Koelbl of SPIEGEL ONLINE, Deputy Foreign Minister Faisal al Mekdad blames the West for the violence and says Assad has satisfied all opposition demands.
The US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) has been operating a secret airbase for unmanned drones in Saudi Arabia for the past two years. The facility was established to hunt for members of al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula, which is based in Yemen.