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Morocco Needs a New Development Model to Fulfil Citizens’ Aspirations, King Says

King Mohammed VI underlined without any complacency that Morocco does need a new development model that meets citizens’ needs, fulfils citizens’ aspirations and ensures dignity for all and called upon the government, Parliament and all the institutions and bodies concerned to reconsider this development model and to come out with an integrated vision and with […]

October 13th, 2017 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Algeria: Influential Personalities against Bouteflika’s 5th Term

It seems that several prominent Algerian personalities can no longer take it or hold their tongues. They say “enough is enough”. The political masquerade and the drama unfolding in Algeria must end, the sooner the better for the interest of the Algerian people held hostage by political & economic crisis, which has reached its apex. […]

October 12th, 2017 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Gulf countries reaffirm support for Morocco’s territorial integrity

Gulf countries have reaffirmed their support to Morocco’s territorial integrity during the debate on the Sahara issue at the 4th Committee of the UN General Assembly in New York. Addressing the Committee, Saudi Arabia’s representative to the UN, Manal Redouane, recalled the Riyadh Declaration that supports the autonomy plan for the Sahara within the framework […]

October 11th, 2017 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Iran warns US against enlisting its IRGC as a terrorist group

Iran has warned the USA against enlisting the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) as a terrorist group as it threatened to do, saying the move would be a “strategic mistake”. “We hope the US administration would not make such strategic mistake and stop continuing on its wrong path,” spokesman for the Foreign Ministry Bahram Qasemi […]

October 9th, 2017 | Posted in Gulf News,Headlines,World News | Read More »

Palestine: Abbas threatens to strike if Hamas fails to surrender

President of the Palestinian Authority (PA) Mahmoud Abbas has indicated that he will not accept any copy of Lebanon-based Hezbollah in Palestine in reference to Hamas’s control of the Gaza Strip. Abbas’s Fatah which controls the PA has been re-accepted in enclave at a Tuesday ceremony marking reconciliation between two Palestinian factions. Both movements fell […]

October 4th, 2017 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Gulf Crisis: Doha refuses to hand over Al-Qaradawi wanted by Cairo

Yusuf Al-Qaradawi is a political opponent and has been a Qatari citizen since the 1970s therefore Qatar will not extradite him, Qatari foreign minister, Mohammed Bin Abdulrahman Al Thani indicated Thursday. Al-Qaradawi, a born Egyptian national, is wanted by Cairo over his bonds with “outlawed” Muslim Brotherhood party. After the coup on President Morsi, Abdelfettah […]

September 29th, 2017 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

KSA: Royal decree allows women to drive

King Salman Tuesday lifted ban on the interdiction for women to drive in kingdom as part of the steady improvement of women’s right in the most conservative Arabian Sunni country. There is no law in the kingdom that bans women to sit behind the wheel but society and conservative clerics have long opposed the move. […]

September 27th, 2017 | Posted in Gulf News,Headlines | Read More »

Gulf Crisis: Qatar “very open for dialogue”, Sheikh Tamim

The ruler of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al Thani Tuesday renewed his country’s readiness to engage in dialogue with its neighbors. “We’ve always said that we’re very open for dialogue, and we’ll always be open for dialogue,” Sheikh Tamim said in a statement to the media before a meeting with US President Donald Trump, […]

September 20th, 2017 | Posted in Gulf News,Headlines,World News | Read More »

Muslim Brotherhood Academics Unwanted in a Saudi University

Saudi Arabia, which is among the countries having blacklisted the Muslim Brotherhood as terrorist, is still cracking down on the movement as evidenced by the recent decision of the Riyadh-based Imam Muhammad Ibn Saud Islamic University. The University, one of the biggest universities in Saudi Arabia, announced Tuesday that it will not renew the contract […]

September 20th, 2017 | Posted in Gulf News,Headlines | Read More »

KSA: Fuel price to soar up by November

Saudi authorities will by November scale up petrol and jet fuel prices, two years after removing government subsidies on price of fuel for cars and other vehicles. The decision will mean increase by 80 per cent of octane 91, from $0.16 to $0.30, reports say. A final decision on the fuel price increase is expected […]

September 18th, 2017 | Posted in Energy,Headlines | Read More »

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