Saudi King lambasts Iran's alleged "blatant interference" in Arab affairs
15 April, 2018, 22:26 | Author: Sherman Richardson
Held amid tight security measures in Dhahran in the Eastern Province, Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz will open the summit, whose agenda will cover several issues of Arab concern.
King Salman, who travels rarely because of his declining health, said: "We reiterate our rejection of the U.S. decision on Jerusalem".
"East Jerusalem is an integral part of the Palestinian territories", he added, Sputnik reported.
Reporters watch the speech of Saudi King Salman from a press room, during the opening of the Arab summit in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, Sunday, April 15, 2018.
His words come just weeks after his son Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman met Donald Trump.
Mr Trump then told reporters that the relationship between the two countries was "probably the strongest it has ever been", adding: "We understand each other".
Salman announced that Riyadh would be making a $150 million donation to East Jerusalem.
Saudi Arabia is pushing for a tough, unified stance against its regional arch-rival Iran at the annual gathering of the 22-member Arab League.
"Saudi Arabia is going to push for a much harsher stance on Iran - not necessarily on the nuclear dossier per se, but on Iranian influence in the Arab countries, particularly Iraq, Syria, Lebanon and Yemen", said Karim Bitar of the Paris-based Institute of worldwide and Strategic Affairs. He asked: "Should the world sit and watch as an arrogant ruler (Syrian President Bashar Assad) commits genocide in his own country?"
Qatar will not be represented by a senior official at an Arab summit taking place in Saudi Arabia on Sunday, in a sign that a almost year-old dispute between Gulf Arab neighbours is still a long way from being resolved.
He said the U.S. military was ready to provide the President with military options, if appropriate and at the President's request. Trump posted a tweet on Wednesday warning Russian Federation to "get ready" because missiles "will be coming" to Syria .
The military strikes were, as usual, egged on by influential USA pundits, some masquerading as reporters. Trump had backed off his threat when it was revealed that his aides had not yet agreed to the attack.
If Chelsea are to have any chance of salvaging silverware from this season, they need a striker as imposing as he is deadly. Replays showed Mike Dean must have seen the incident and how the Spaniard escaped a card of any sort was very surprising.
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She yielded eight earned runs and struck out six. "I told Sarah that hers went farther", Sark said with a smile. A scoreless eighth inning gave way to the ninth where the Jayhawks would put the nail in the Raiders coffin.
The source said they were generally conversations about whether the news organizations were going to be fair to candidate Trump. Avenatti said he believes some of the seized documents relate to Clifford, who performs under the name Stormy Daniels .
Jay Rodriguez secured rock-bottom West Brom a win at Manchester United that was as remarkable as it had looked unlikely. City's other two Premier League triumphs, in 2012 and '14, were sealed on the final day.
Police from the Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation, the BCA and Dodge County moved into the casino, but Riess had abandoned. Riess is believed to be driving Hutchinson's auto , a white Acura TL with Florida license plate Y37TAA.
The alleged hackers' attack is described as retaliation against London accusing Moscow of being involved in the Skripal case. He said only Russian Federation has the "technical means, operational experience and the motive" for the attack.
Jordan Ayew returned to rescue a vital point for Swansea after they looked to have become Lady Luck's latest victim. Ayew has missed Swansea City's last three matches after his red card at Huddersfield last month.
Tens of thousands of Rohingya fled Myanmar by sea following an outbreak of sectarian violence in Rakhine in 2012. Many have refused to take part in repatriation until they receive guarantees about their rights and citizenship.
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After massive public outrage over the inaction by the police, the case was finally handed over to the CBI on April 12. The third FIR is related to the allegations against the victim's father who was arrested under the arms act.