Speaking at the United Nations, Abdallah al-Mouallimi, the Permanent Representative of Saudi Arabia to the UN, says a decree by the Saudi king allowing women to drive is ‘historic’. Continue reading
Saudi billionaire Prince Alwaleed bin Talal calls Donald Trump a disgrace to the United States following his call for a ban on Muslims entering the country.
World events during the first quarter of the year include an attack on the offices of Charlie Hebdo in Paris, the downing of a Germanwings jet by its pilot and a visit by Pope Francis to Asia.
At least 220 pilgrims are killed in a crush at Mina, outside the Muslim holy city of Mecca, where millions are performing the annual haj pilgrimage.
The 4 days Global Islamic Counter-Terrorism Conference opens with a message from Saudi Arabia’s King Salman: protect the image of Muslims across the world from the harm caused by terrorism.