Many Democrats in the US Congress and others hailed reports that the Biden administration is imposing a temporary freeze on arms sales to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, pending a review of billions of dollars worth of weapons deals with the repressive regimes approved during the presidency of Donald Trump.
A roundup of the most significant news stories from Japan reported in the first half of June 2020.
Siham Abu Ghazaleh, head of the Palestinian Cultural Center Folklore Committee, organizes the exhibition of Palestinian embroidery, ceramics, and gourmet delicacies that takes place yearly in Kuwait. 2019 marks the 50th anniversary of the exhibition.
Every March the celebrated Art Dubai Fair takes places in the United Arab Emirates. A vibrant, new city that emerged from the desert a few decades ago and has managed to become one of the top destinations worldwide.
Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad visited Tokyo in late May. The SNA filmed his press conference at the Foreign Correspondents Club of Japan. Below are key excerpts, including both the video and transcripts.
SoftBank CEO Masayoshi Son is trapped in the middle of the international scandal caused by the murder of Saudi Arabian journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
A roundup of the most significant news stories from Japan reported on April 28, 2018.
Nuri Funas, an ordinary citizen of Libya, has been traveling the world on foot with a message of peace. The SNA interviewed him at the Libyan Embassy in Tokyo recently during his stop in the Japanese capital.
A roundup of the most significant news stories from Japan reported on December 25, 2017.
Dr. Adel Al-Jubeir, Saudi Foreign Minister, addresses Japanese journalists in Tokyo on September 2, 2016. Topics included diplomatic issues with Syria and Iran.