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Saudi Arabia plans to build World’s tallest skyscraper

Saudi Arabia plans to build World’s tallest skyscraper

Jeddah (Saudi Arabia) – Dubai, long champion of all things biggest, longest and most expensive, will soon have some competition from neighboring Saudi Arabia. Dubai’s iconic Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest building, could be stripped of its Guinness title if Saudi Arabia succeeds in its plans to construct the even larger Jeddah Tower — a prospect looking more likely as funds for the $1.23 ... Read More »

Saudi Arabian Ambassador to US appointed as Kingdom’s new foreign minister

Adel A. Al-Jubeir becomes new foreign minister of Saudi Arabia

Adel al-Jubeir becomes new foreign minister, succeeding veteran Prince Saud al-Faisal, who served for four decades RIYADH (Saudi Arabia) – Saudi Arabia on Wednesday, replaced veteran Foreign Minister Prince Saud Al Faisal with Saudi Arabia’s ambassador to the U.S. Adel al-Jubeir, as part of a dramatic reshuffling of his top officials. The changes were announced in a statement from the royal ... Read More »

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 (coalition), Pakistan should do what it can to prevent it for the alliance and unity of the Muslim world,” Pakistani Defense Minister Khawaja Asif told the Pakistani parliament ... Read More »

Pakistan will defend Saudi Arabia but not escalate conflict: Pak defence minister

ISLAMABAD – Pakistan is ready to defend Saudi Arabia s “territorial integrity” but not to escalate any conflict, the defence minister said Friday, after Riyadh asked Islamabad to join the coalition of countries battling Yemen rebels. Khawaja Asif told parliament Pakistan was not prepared to take part in any conflict that would divide the Muslim world on sectarian lines. “We don’t ... Read More »

John Kerry Flies to Saudi Arabia to Discuss Iran Nuclear Talks, Yemen instability

RIYADH (Saudi Arabia) – After wrapping up the latest round of Iran nuclear negotiations in Switzerland, US  Secretary of State John Kerry flew to Saudi Arabia to take on the challenge of explaining a potential deal over Iran’s nuclear program to the American-allied conservative monarchies of the gulf. Mr. Kerry’s visit include meetings with new Saudi King Salman as well as the ... Read More »

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