Obama administration officials say they continued to aggressively enforce sanctions against Iran throughout the negotiations, are still doing so, and will strictly enforce the remaining sanctions after the deal is implemented.
Should Iran gain US consent-by-silence as a further reward for its “good intentions” and establish itself in the territory bordering the Israeli Golan Heights while it seeks to “liberate Jerusalem”, it will prove yet another obstacle for Turkey in addition...
In Thursday’s stampede, pilgrims were walking toward the largest of the pillars when there was a sudden surge in the crowd about 9 a.m., causing a large number of people to fall, the Saudi Press Agency said, citing civil defense officials.
Addressing the United Nations General Assembly on Thursday evening, Foreign Minister Abdel Ahmed Al-Jubeir also said that the question of Palestine had always been on the agenda of the 193-mmber body, but the Palestinians continued to suffer.
And he scorned Iran’s involvement in Russia’s putative alliance, describing Tehran as an “occupying power” in Syria and accusing it of fomenting terrorism and extremism across the region. “The only way to solve this problem at a fundamental...
Emir of Kano and the leader of the Nigeria Central Coordinating Team for the 2015 hajj Muhammadu Sanusi II has demanded that the Saudi Arabia government publish the details of victims of last Thursday’s stampede on a dedicated website.
Iran and Saudi Arabia have been locked in a war of words over last week’s stampede, with Riyadh accusing Tehran of politicizing the tragedy and Iran demanding an apology from Saudi Arabia, which it says mismanaged the Hajj.
“The Saudi Arabian government has its own regulation, tradition, culture and procedures in dealing with such cases”, Saifudin said from Mecca. “This has not allowed us enough freedom in our effort to identify” the victims.