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Jerusalem status: Moroccan King calls UN Chief to intercede with US Administration

King Mohammed VI of Morocco has called the United Nations Secretary General António Guterres to intercede with the US Administration to convince them to refrain from taking any action concerning the city of Jerusalem, given the serious implications that might entail for the future of peace and security in the region. In a message he […]

December 6th, 2017 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Morocco warns against any move likely to alter Jerusalem’s status

King Mohammed VI of Morocco has voiced his “deep concern and that of Arab and Muslim countries” over the U.S. administration’s plan to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and to move its embassy to this city. In a message he addressed, in his capacity as Chairman of Al Quds Committee of the Organization […]

December 5th, 2017 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Saudi Arabia Donates $100 mln to G5-Sahel Counterterrorism Force

Saudi Arabia said it will donate $100 million to the special counter-terrorism force deployed by five African countries- Burkina Faso, Chad, Mali, Mauritania and Niger, known as G5-Sahel. The G5 force launched its first military campaign in October amid growing unrest in the Sahel, whose porous borders are regularly crossed by jihadists, including affiliates of […]

December 5th, 2017 | Posted in Gulf News,Headlines,World News | Read More »

LafargeHolcim Admits Having Indirectly Financed IS in Syria

Beat Hess, Chairman of LarageHolcim, admitted that three former executives from the Swiss-French cement company were involved in indirectly financing IS. In an interview with French daily, le Figaro, Hess said that the company should have stopped its operations in war-torn Syria earlier to avert such “unacceptable errors” to safeguard the company’s reputation. Lafarge is […]

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

France, UNESCO Partner to Promote Coexistence in Iraq

France and the UNESCO partnered in a project aiming to promote reconciliation and peaceful coexistence in Kurdistan and Iraq through community radio programs. the project, dubbed: “Voices of Peace: Promoting Peaceful Coexistence in the Liberated Areas of Iraq through Community media”, will support community radios in developing innovative and creative reporting on communities’ engagement in […]

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

Houthis said they fired Missile targeting Abu Dhabi Nuclear Plant, UAE Denies

Bruised by the disentanglement of their alliance with former President Abdellah Saleh, the Iran-backed Houthi rebels claimed that they fired a missile targeting Abu Dhabi’s nuclear power reactor. The UAE responded by denying such a show of force never happened. The Houthi rebels announced the firing of the missile on their mouthpiece, Al Masirah TV […]

December 3rd, 2017 | Posted in Gulf News,Headlines,World News | Read More »

Saleh-Houthi Alliance Crumbles as they vie to take control of Sanaa

This weekend, Sanaa was the theatre of fierce fighting pitting forces loyal to Abdellah Saleh against the Houthi militias, which appear to have taken control of key streets and buildings in the capital. Dozens of people were killed on both sides, including civilians, but there are no specific figures about casualties as fighting between former […]

December 3rd, 2017 | Posted in Gulf News,Headlines,World News | Read More »

Shift in Yemen Crisis as Saleh Makes Overture to Saudis

Yemen’s former President vowed to “turn the page” with the Saudi-led coalition he has been fighting if it lifts a crippling blockade on Yemen. The overture to the Saudis comes after media reports spoke of deadly clashes between forces loyal to Saleh and the Houthi rebels as tensions between them grow. The Saudi-led coalition started […]

December 3rd, 2017 | Posted in Gulf News,Headlines,World News | Read More »

Morocco Pleads for courageous, responsible dialogue between Africa, Europe

Morocco’s King Mohammed VI has pleaded for a courageous and responsible dialogue between Africa and Europe and for the establishment of a new bi-continental pact between the two sides so that they rise, together, to the challenges thrown at them. In a message to the 5th European Union-African Union summit held in Abidjan November 29-30, […]

November 30th, 2017 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Stalemate in Mideast peace process, a key driver of extremism, instability

King Mohammed VI warned that the continuing stalemate in the Middle East peace process jeopardizes the future of the peoples in the region and is a key driver of extremism and instability. “It goes without saying that the Palestinian cause is the most important issue for the Arab and Muslim world. Allowing it to go […]

November 30th, 2017 | Posted in Gulf News,Headlines,World News | Read More »