Donald Trump discusses Iran threat to Middle East with Saudi Crown Prince

Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman talked to US President Donald Trump on Tuesday. (SPA)
Updated 10 April 2019

Donald Trump discusses Iran threat to Middle East with Saudi Crown Prince

  • The conversation took place over the phone on Tuesday
  • The two talked about Iran and the importance of human rights

WASHINGTON: Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and US President Donald Trump have discussed ways to combat Iran-backed terrorism in the Middle East.

During a phone call on Tuesday, the two leaders lso spoke about maintaining pressure on Iran and the importance of the Kingdom's role in the region's stability, the White House said.

 On Tuesday, the Saudi cabinet welcomed the US administration's decision to classify Iran’s Islamic Republican Guard Corps (IRGC) as a terrorist organization.

In a statement to Saudi Press Agency, Minister of Information Turki bin Abdullah Al-Shabana said that the council viewed it as a “serious and practical step” in countering terrorism and the threat of the Iranian regime on international peace and security.


Saudi flying club to host international aviation event

Updated 18 February 2020

Saudi flying club to host international aviation event

MADINAH: Aviation enthusiasts are being invited to wing their way to an international flying event set to take off in Madinah.

The activities of Madinah Sport Flying Club will take center stage at the event organized by the Saudi Aviation Club in cooperation with the Madinah Development Authority.

Taking place from Feb. 20 to 22, activities will see local and international participants promoting sport flying to visitors.