In session chaired by Vice Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques Prince Sultan bin Abdulaziz:

Cabinet approves signing cooperation agreement with France to develop peaceful use of nuclear energy

Prince Khalid Al-Faisal patronizes ceremony to inaugurate informal settlements

Prince Khalid bin Sultan: Border villages are back to normal, forces keep vigilant eyes in defense of nation

Vice Custodian Prince Sultan receives Italian ambassador, princes, officials

Second Deputy Premier Prince Naif receives Italian ambassador, discuss anti-terror agreement

Saudi Arabia ratifies Arab charter on human rights

Obama calls for developing ties between U.S., Muslim world

Saudi leadership congratulates U.S. President Obama on Independence Day

Congress, Saudi Shoura members hail strategic Saudi-U.S. relations

Official source denies French newspaper report

Second Deputy Premier says Saudi Arabia’s message is one of Islamic, humanitarian action to enhance relief efforts

Abbas tells Mitchell PNA would move to direct negotiations if agreement is reached over security, borders

Extraordinary OIC conference calls for trying Israeli war criminals

Netanyahu rules out apology to Turkey

Sultan Qaboos laid foundations for economy since era of renaissance, follows up development projects

Sultanate of Oman elected president of Arab Information and Communication Technology Organization

Sultanate offers experience in e-government domain

Mubarak rejects Israel’s attempts to lay Gaza responsibility on Egypt

UN: Settlement in East Jerusalem running counter to international law

Fresh U.S., European sanctions against Iran

Tehran threatens to respond to sanctions, says its missiles do not pose threat to Europe

Palestinian, Arab, Islamic warnings against Israel’s construction plans in Jerusalem

U.S. urged to immediately intervene to deter Israel

Turkey closes airspace to Israeli flights

U.S.-Israel relations suffering “tectonic rift,” says Israeli ambassador in Washington

Barak proposes plan in U.S. to start peace negotiations with Syria

Lebanese leaders discuss with Moussa, European politicians regional developments

Moussa stresses need for stance regarding Israel’s rejection of Arab peace initiative

UN’s Ban says concerned over possible relapse of southern Lebanon into violence

Fresh campaigns over Hariri tribunal amidst reports speaking of cogent evidence

Fresh developments in Iraq, Afghanistan and Iran

Conflicted information over fate of new Iraqi government after Biden’s visit

Petraeus asserts necessity to win in Afghanistan, says fight against Taliban reached decisive limits

Sanctions would stall Iran’s nuke program, affirms Obama

Iran leaders warn of grave consequences

Mubarak, Sarkozy discuss developments, peace negotiations

Mubarak says premature to consider going to UN Security Council

Egyptian leaders heads for Algeria, meets Bouteflika over relations, region’s developments

Obama-Netanyahu talks take up peace, Gaza, settlements and Iran

Netanyahu links settlement freeze to presence of settlement outposts

Turkey threats to sever relations with Israel if it receives no apology over flotilla incident