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“These are very dark times for Yemen”; “human cost of this war is unbearable” – senior UN officials

Senior UN officials have decried Sunday’s deadly airstrikes in Dhamar City in Yemen as horrific and the scale of casualties as staggering, pointing out that the human cost of this war is unbearable.   According to the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), more than 100 people have died in Yemen after the Saudi-led […]

September 2nd, 2019 | Posted in Gulf News,Headlines,World News | Read More »

As Yemen relief operations face funding gap, timing of surge in violence ‘couldn’t be worse’

The situation in Yemen is “very fragile”, the top United Nations humanitarian official there has warned, noting that as many as 13 people have been killed and at least 70 wounded over the past three days during clashes in two governorates. “Families are again trapped in their homes by fighting, unable to secure food and […]

August 30th, 2019 | Posted in Gulf News,Headlines,World News | Read More »

Bayt Mal Al Quds commends King Mohammed VI’s achievements as Chairman of Al-Quds Committee

Bayt Mal Al Quds Asharif Agency has published lately a report on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of King Mohammed VI’s reign, highlighting the major achievements accomplished by Al Quds Committee under his two-decade stewardship.   Thanks to the royal leadership, this Committee of the OIC has carried out several projects destined to safeguard […]

August 26th, 2019 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Morocco: New Development Model Sought by the King, a Basis for a New Social Contract  

King Mohammed VI underscored Tuesday that the proposed development model should become the cornerstone for the establishment of a new social contract in which all stakeholders will be involved.   “I look forward to seeing the proposed development model become the cornerstone for the establishment of a new social contract in which all stakeholders will […]

August 21st, 2019 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

UK-Seized Iranian tanker released; EU welcomes efforts to de-escalate tensions in Strait of Hormuz

An Iranian oil supertanker seized by the UK, which triggered an altercation between Tehran and the West, moved away from Gibraltar on Sunday where it had been impounded for over a month, Spanish state TV reported. The Adrian Darya, formerly known as the Grace 1, set sail under an Iranian flag to an undisclosed location, […]

August 19th, 2019 | Posted in Gulf News,Headlines,World News | Read More »

Three more humanitarian workers killed in Syria; civilian death toll ‘rising every day’

An attack in the south of Syria’s restive Idlib province that led to the deaths of a paramedic, an ambulance driver, and a rescue worker, were added to the grim total on Thursday of more than 500 civilian fatalities documented in the country by the United Nations, over the past three and a half months […]

August 16th, 2019 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Kuwait calls for international backing for Palestinians over Israeli violence

Speaker of the Kuwaiti parliament has called for international support for the Palestinians a couple of days after Israeli forces brutalized Palestinians at Al-Aqsa Mosque on Eid Al-Adha. Israeli forces Sunday stormed the holy site in Eastern Jerusalem while Palestinians were performing the Eid Al-Adha prayers. Dozens of Palestinians were injured in the clash. Israeli […]

August 14th, 2019 | Posted in Gulf News,Headlines,World News | Read More »

Tunisia: Nearly 60 candidates entered Presidential race

Tunisia’s Premier Youssef Chahed on Friday joined the nearly 60 candidates for September advanced presidential elections. Chahed is running for Tahya Tounes, a newly created party, that broke away of the ruling Nidaa Tounes party. The biggest political party Ennahda and other political parties in the North African nation have submitted the names of their […]

August 9th, 2019 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Central Bank of Egypt signs agreement with DFSA to fight financial crimes

The Central Bank of Egypt (CBE) has signed a memorandum of understanding with Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA) on cooperation in the field of supervising markets.   The memorandum was signed by CBE Governor Tarek Amer and CEO of DFSA Bryan Stirewalt.   The agreement is aimed at enhancing cooperation through exchanging information and expertise […]

August 8th, 2019 | Posted in Gulf News,Headlines,World News | Read More »

Intensified Al Qaeda & ISIL activity in Yemen ‘deeply worrying’, says UN Human Rights Office

Armed groups affiliated with Al Qaeda and ISIL terror groups appear to have intensified their activities in Yemen, Ravina Shamdasani, a spokesperson for the UN Human Rights Office (OHCHR) declared on Tuesday, describing the situation as an example of “deeply worrying developments” that have seriously impacted civilians over the past ten days. In a statement, […]

August 7th, 2019 | Posted in Gulf News,Headlines,World News | Read More »