Saudi Crown Prince Welcomes Biden At Al – Salam Palace In Jeddah

JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia – Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, Deputy Prime Minister of Defense, welcomed on Friday U.S. President Joe Biden at the Al – Salam Palace in Jeddah. Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz is set to meet with Biden at the Al – Salam Palace. Biden had arrived … More Saudi Crown Prince Welcomes Biden At Al – Salam Palace In Jeddah

Swiss Give Cool Reply To Ukraine Call For Seizing Russian Assets

LUGANO, Switzerland – Switzerland has give a cool response to calls from Ukraine’s prime minister to use frozen assets of ultra – wealthy Russians to help fund his country’s $750 billion reconstruction project. Ukrainian Prime Minister Denys Shmygal told a conference in in Lugano that $300 – $500 billion of Russian assets had been frozen … More Swiss Give Cool Reply To Ukraine Call For Seizing Russian Assets

UAE – Romania Joint Committee Examines Enhancing Cooperation Between Both Countries

ABU DHABI, UAE – The United Arab Emirates hosted the second UAE – Romania Joint Committee at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation in Abu Dhabi. The meeting was co – chaired by Ahmed Al Sayegh, Minister of State and Bogdan Aurescu, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Romania. A number of senior officials … More UAE – Romania Joint Committee Examines Enhancing Cooperation Between Both Countries

France’s Macron Hunts For Way To Salvage A Ruling Majority

PARIS, France – President Emmanuel Macon on Monday was faced with trying to salvage a ruling majority and with it his economic reform agenda after voters punished his centrist ‘Ensemble’ alliance in France’s parliamentary election. While Ensemble secured the largest number of lawmakers in the 577 – seat National Assembly, it fell comfortably short of … More France’s Macron Hunts For Way To Salvage A Ruling Majority

Swiss Lower House Backs Power To Independently Impose Sanctions

ZURICH – Switzerland’s lower house on Thursday backed legal changes that will allow the usually country to impose sanctions independently of other nations or international group on people or entities that have violated international humanitarian law. The lower chamber of Switzerland’s parliament voted in favour of change to the so – called embargo law in … More Swiss Lower House Backs Power To Independently Impose Sanctions

U.S. House Panel Probes Saudi Business With Kushner’s Firm

WASHINGTON – A U.S. House of Representatives committee said on Thursday that it was investing the Saudi Arabian government’s $2 billion investment with a firm of Jared Kushner, the son – in – law of former President Donald Trump. ‘The Committee on Oversight and Reform is investigating whether you (Kushner) have improperly traded on your … More U.S. House Panel Probes Saudi Business With Kushner’s Firm

White House Praises Saudi Crown Prince Ahead Of Expected Biden Trip

WASHINGTON – The White House took the rare step of recognizing the role played by Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman in extending a ceasefire in Yemen on Thursday ahead of what is expected to be a trip to Riyadh by President Joe Biden. White House press secretary Karine Jean – Pierre told reporters … More White House Praises Saudi Crown Prince Ahead Of Expected Biden Trip

U.S. Senate Confirms Caroline Kennedy To Be Ambassador To Australia

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Senate on Thursday confirmed Caroline Kennedy, a former ambassador to Japan and daughter of the late President John F. Kennedy, as the U.S. ambassador to Australia, an important ally to the United States. Kennedy, 64, is an author and attorney. Her father was the 35th president of the United States, who … More U.S. Senate Confirms Caroline Kennedy To Be Ambassador To Australia