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Saudi Arabia Eases Military Blockade on Yemen amid Worsening Humanitarian Crisis

Saudi Arabia has finally agreed to ease its military blockade on Yemen after multiple warnings from the UN and humanitarian organizations that the embargo could lead to mass starvation in the war-wracked country. Saudi Arabia, which leads a military coalition against the Houthi rebels in Yemen, said in an official statement that it will allow […]

November 23rd, 2017 | Posted in Gulf News,Headlines | Read More »

Crude Prices to Further Fall by year-end despite Political Tension in Saudi Arabia

Analysts expect oil prices to come down by year-end despite the political tension inside Saudi Arabia, OPEC’s main producers, and the turmoil plaguing several other oil producing countries. Ahead of next week’s OPEC meeting in Vienna, crude oil prices are slightly falling with the possibility of hitting $52.60 per barrel by the end of 2017 […]

November 22nd, 2017 | Posted in Energy,Gulf News,Headlines,World News | Read More »

Syria: Chief of main opposition group steps down

Riad Hijab, head of the main Syrian opposition resigned Monday from his position few days before an important meeting in Riyadh to reorganize the group ahead of a new UN-led talks to find solutions to six-year old conflict. Hijab took to Twitter to announce his resignation without elaborating on the reasons behind his sudden move. […]

November 21st, 2017 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Israel, Saudi Arabia Beat Drums of War against Iran

Israel and Saudi Arabia have been accusing Iran of undermining their security and stability hinting at a possible alliance to counter Tehran’s rising regional influence. The recent statement by the Chief of Staff of the Israeli Defense Forces, Lt. General Gadi Eisenkot, about the shared interests of Tel Aviv and Riyadh to forge an alliance […]

November 17th, 2017 | Posted in Gulf News,Headlines,World News | Read More »

Environment Protection, at the core of Morocco’s Policies

Morocco, under the leadership of King Mohammed VI, has put the protection of the environment at the core of all its public policies and development strategies, said Chairperson of the Mohammed VI Foundation for Environment Protection, Princess lalla Hasna. Princess Lalla Hasna made the remarks as she who was co-chairing, Thursday in Bonn, with executive […]

November 17th, 2017 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

COP23: King of Morocco represented by Chairwoman of Environment Protection Foundation

King Mohammed VI of Morocco, who has made of the protection of the environment one of the pillars of his country’s public policies, development strategies and regional or international commitments, was represented at the high-level segment of the 23rd Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP23), held Wednesday […]

November 15th, 2017 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Picture of Morocco’s King holding a pro-Qatar sash is fabricated- Royal Advisor

The picture showing King Mohammed VI, who is currently on an official visit to Doha, holding a pro-Qatar sash is fabricated and has never been taken. The King’s advisor Yassir Znagui has adamantly rejected that the picture was genuine, saying it is just “a grotesque montage”. Yassir Znagui has firmly denied that the sovereign ever […]

November 15th, 2017 | Posted in Gulf News,Headlines,World News | Read More »

Moroccan King’s Gulf Visit, a Chance to Bring about Rapprochement between GCC States

King Mohammed VI is paying an official visit to Qatar against the backdrop of tense ties between Doha on one side and Saudi Arabia, UAE and Bahrain on the other side. Morocco’s Monarch, who flew to Doha Sunday after a stay in Abu Dhabi where he met senior officials including Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi […]

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

Morocco’s King in Qatar after a Visit to Abu Dhabi

King Mohammed VI on Sunday arrived in Qatar for an official visit, coming from Abu Dhabi where he paid a few-day friendship and work visit. Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al Thani offered in honor of the Moroccan King an official welcome ceremony at the “Emiri Diwan” in Doha. While in Abu Dhabi, King Mohammed VI […]

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

US Warns against Using Lebanon in Iran-Saudi Proxy War

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has warned against using Lebanon for proxy conflicts in the wake of an unfolding crisis triggered by the resignation of Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri as Saudi Arabia and Iran trade accusations over the country. “There is no legitimate place or role in Lebanon for any foreign forces, militias […]

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