Arab News

Arab News is Saudi Arabia's first English-language newspaper. It was founded in 1975 by Hisham and Mohammed Ali Hafiz.

Today, it is one of 29 publications produced by Saudi Research & Publishing Company (SRPC), a subsidiary of Saudi Research & Marketing Group (SRMG).

Man claiming to be ISIL leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi in this screenshot from video.
Al-Baghdadi speaking during Friday prayers at Great Mosque of al-Nuri in Mosul on July 4, 2014.


Ugly Tentacles Of Terrorism – OpEd

By Gwynne Dyer A group of imams and organizations representing British Muslims has written Prime Minister David Cameron asking him to stop using the phrase “Islamic State” when talking about the new country carved out of Iraq and Syria by terrorists. That’s what Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi, who has proclaimed himself “the caliph of all Muslims […]

Gaza
Gaza


Saudi Arabia Pledges $500 Million To Rebuild Gaza

Saudi Arabia has pledged $500 million to help rebuild Gaza, Palestinian Prime Minister Rami Al-Hamdallah said on Thursday, with the full cost of post-war reconstruction expected to be around $4 billion over three years. Saudi Arabia’s commitment comes ahead of a conference in Cairo on Oct. 12 when Palestinian leaders hope other donors, including Turkey, […]

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Photo by BroadArrow, Wikipedia Commons.
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Photo by BroadArrow, Wikipedia Commons.


Riyadh Conference Slams IS, Israeli Terror

By Rashid Hassan Delegates at a conference here have slammed the Islamic State (IS) terrorist group for its violent actions in the Middle East, and lambasted Israel for continuing to oppress the Palestinians. Prince Abdulaziz bin Abdullah, deputy foreign minister, opened the two-day conference on “Arabian Gulf and Regional Challenges” in Riyadh on Tuesday. Prince […]

Paris, France
Paris, France


Prince Saud Al-Faisal To Take Part In Paris Anti-Terror Meeting

By Ghazanfar Ali Khan Senior officials of the six-nation Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), including Foreign Minister Prince Saud Al-Faisal, will attend an international conference on Iraq in Paris on Monday. “About 25 to 30 countries, that have agreed to join the US-led coalition to crush extremist organizations in Iraq, will participate in the ministerial conference,” […]