Replying to a cable by the crown prince, Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques pledges he would spare no effort to make things easier for Muslims to perform their rituals

Defense Minister Prince Salman: I will do whatever I can to defend the holiest lands

Prince Salman pays visits to Saudi army units

Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques thanks minister of hajj

Bahrain hosts exhibition on life, achievements of late Prince Sultan

Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques patronizes works to restore Jeddah’s two oldest mosques

Saudi Arabia denounces assault on its embassy in Damascus

In address by Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques to pilgrims:

The ultimate purpose of hajj is to stress unity and solidarity

Hajj is fountainhead rich in great meanings of tolerance, dialogue and diversity

Cracks within the abode of Islam won’t happen except by chaos, weakness and disunity

Crown Prince receives ulema, sheikhs, security commanders on behalf of King Abdullah

Crown Prince Naif receives Deputy Governor of Riyadh, Ministers, Senior Royal Court Staff

Minister of Defense Prince Salman visits Land Forces Command and says it is the nucleus of the founding king’s army

Prince Khalid al-Faisal directs for timetable to finalize project to rehabilitate holy capital city

Saudi Arabia elected vice president of UNESCO executive board

Head of King Khalid Award announces names of winners

Late Prince Sultan honored posthumously for national achievements

Award board praises late Prince Sultan’s accomplishments in the service of humanity

Crown Prince Naif boasts a 60-year-old political experience and long history of achievements

Prince Naif mobilized all efforts to enhance stability and fight terrorism

The crown prince says King Abdullah’s leadership has brought stability to kingdom and spared it what hit others

Prince Naif receives allegiance from leaders and people

Urgent Arab foreign ministers meeting in Morocco links dispatching Syria observers to halt of all acts of violence, killing

Prince Saud al-Faisal: Arab interest about Syria not impertinence

Syrian FM says Arab League’s suspension of Syria’s membership illegitimate

Arab rejection of Syria’s bid to convene emergency summit

UN condemns attacks targeting embassies in Syria

International Quartet fails to re-start Middle East peace process

No negotiations before settlements freeze, Palestinian President Abbas insists

Bahrain refers to link between Iran’s Revolutionary Guard and cell accused of plotting attacks

EU supports tougher sanctions against Iran

Iran rejects negotiations with IAEA, denies nuke cooperation with North Korea

Sultanate of Oman celebrates 41st Glorious National Day anniversary (1)

March of development spotlighted as renaissance of Oman continues with landmark leaps

Sultan Qaboos: Omanis have always been civilization makers, nation’s building required us to exert all efforts possible to make achievements in all fields

Recent developments in the region until November 17:

Concerns about “hunger revolution” in Yemen

Egypt issues code of conduct on fair elections

Lebanon’s Tyre blasts did not target international forces

France condemns Israel over decision to build 800 settlements in East Jerusalem

Relative calm in Libya as clashes subside in south