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Libya: GNA and Russia set for broader cooperation

Russia’s Deputy Foreign Minister Michael Bogdanov arrived in Tripoli on Tuesday and was welcomed by members of the UN-backed Government of National Accord (GNA). He told reporters that his visit to the country is “a continuation” of the matters that were discussed during Prime Minister-designate Fayez Serraj’s visit to Moscow “and to develop mechanism to […]

April 26th, 2017 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Israel: Netanyahu cancels German Foreign Minister meeting over clear policy

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu cancelled his meeting with German foreign minister Sigmar Gabriel after the latter met with non-governmental organizations that are critical to Israel’s policies in the occupied Palestinian territories. “My policy is clear: Not to meet with diplomats who visit Israel and engage with organizations that slander Israeli soldiers and seek to have […]

April 26th, 2017 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

LafargeHolcim boss to quit over IS-linked deal in Syria

The boss of Cement giant LafargeHolcim, Eric Olsen, announced his resignation in a bid to clear the atmosphere and bring serenity back in the firm charged for dirty deals with the Islamic State group in Syria to sustain its activities. Olsen announced his own resignation, which will be effective on July 15. “While I was […]

April 25th, 2017 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Egypt and Sudan agreed on mutual security

At the end of the Egyptian-Sudanese political consultation committee meetings on Thursday in Khartoum, the foreign ministers of the two countries held a joint press conference renewing their efforts to foster the ties between their governments after the recent setbacks in their relations. Sudanese Foreign Minister Ibrahim Ghandour said the government “will not allow any […]

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

Middle East: Trump to host Abbas next month in build-up to conference on conflict

The White House Wednesday announced that U.S. President will receive leader of the Palestinian Authority, Mahmoud Abbas early next month as part of President Trump’s attempt to revive suffocating peace efforts between Israelis and Palestinians. The announcement comes one month after phone talk between the two leaders. In March President Trump phoned Abbas to pledge […]

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

Iran: Death to Israel in National Army Day parade

The Iranian armed forces held a military parade on Tuesday to mark the country’s National Army Day. The celebrations were dominated with a display of military power and the resurfacing of the ‘Death to Israel’ banners. During his address at the ceremony, President Rouhani said although Iran is “avoiding tensions and encounters” with other states […]

April 19th, 2017 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Yemen’s future in jeopardy, international organizations warn

UNICEF representative in Yemen, Mertixell Relano, has warned that the future of the country’s next generation is bleak because many of them are being deprived of education. Around 4,5million children may not have finish the school year because around 75% of the country’s teaching force has gone unpaid since October 2016. The struggle to pay […]

April 18th, 2017 | Posted in Gulf News,Headlines | Read More »

KSA: Russia pleased with Saudi relations, Deputy Foreign Minister

Russia’s Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov has hailed the relations with Saudi Arabia stating that there are excellent contacts between their officials “in all directions.” He added that there is “a deepening of mutual understanding” between the two countries and “contacts are taking place at all levels.”  Bogdanov is “pleased” of the level of “good […]

April 18th, 2017 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Libya: GNA Requests International Community Intervention and HoR is against

Prime Minister-designate of the UN-Government of National Accord (GNA) and head of the Presidential Council, Fayez al-Sarraj called for an “urgent intervention” in an open letter addressed to the International Community including the UN, European Union and the Arab League. The call for foreign intervention has been termed as an “unconstitutional decision” by the Tobruk-based […]

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

Syria celebrates Independence Day

As Syria celebrates Evacuation Day also referred to as Independence Day, the Head of the Damascus branch of Veterans, Guild Maj. Gen. Mohammed al-Shamali, told state-controlled SANA news agency that “Syria is so close to expel Wahabi terrorists sent by Saudi Arabia, Qatar and Turkey and backed by the same colonial powers and achieve victory […]

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

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