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Egypt warns against escalation in Iraq following US strike

Egypt’s Foreign Ministry has appealed Washington against any further escalation after the US air strike that killed the commander of Iran’s elite Quds Force, Qassem Soleimani. “The Foreign Ministry is following with great concern accelerating developments in Iraq, which augur an escalation it is important to avoid,” the ministry said in a statement. “For this […]

January 6th, 2020 | Posted in Gulf News,Headlines,World News | Read More »

Emirati-dominated East Street Investment takes full control of Charlton Athletic

East Street Investment led by Abu Dhabi Business Development, the Private Office of Sheikh Saeed Bin Tahnoun Bin Mohammed Al Nahyan, became Thursday the new owner of the Charlton Athletic, a side in the English Championship league. Charlton outgoing owner, Roland Duchatelet in charge of the club since 2014 made the announcement on the club […]

January 3rd, 2020 | Posted in Gulf News,Headlines,World News | Read More »

 Taiwan to open Middle East Tourism Office in Dubai

Taiwan has chosen Dubai as the host of its Middle East Tourism Bureau that it intends to open in the first of half of the year. The official launch according to Tourism Bureau Director-General Chou Yung-hui will take place between March and May. The choice of Dubai as host of the office is motivated by […]

January 2nd, 2020 | Posted in Gulf News,Headlines,World News | Read More »

KSA: Aviation association signs deal with BAE System

The Saudi Aviation Association has inked a Memorandum of Understanding with home-based Saudi BAE Systems for the local maintenance of aircrafts. The two sides will work together on new programs to train Saudi youth in fields compatible with the capabilities of the company, in addition to analyzing information and current and future requirements in the […]

January 2nd, 2020 | Posted in Gulf News,Headlines,World News | Read More »

Iraqi protesters demonstrate in front of US embassy in Baghdad

Iraqi protesters on Tuesday demonstrated in front of the US embassy in the Green Zone in Baghdad, denouncing the American airstrikes on an Iran-backed militia group in Iraq, the Popular Mobilization Forces, said the Iraqi news agency. The protesters entered the Green Zone during the funeral of those who were killed in a recent US […]

December 31st, 2019 | Posted in Gulf News,Headlines,World News | Read More »

US, KSA, UAE discuss Hizbollah attacks in Iraq

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo held phone talks late Monday with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman and Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan of the United Arab Emirates on the ‘Kata’ib’ Hizbollah strikes on Coalition Forces in Kirkuk. Last Friday, one US contractor was killed and several Iraqi security forces […]

December 31st, 2019 | Posted in Gulf News,Headlines,World News | Read More »

Philippines President wants to kill recruiters of citizens treated as slaves in Mideast

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte has said he wants to kill “recruiters of Philippines citizens who are sent to the Middle East where they are treated as slaves,” in a new bout with Kuwait following the death of another Filipina housemaid. “I really want to kill [these illegal] recruiters who seize every problem to convince people […]

December 31st, 2019 | Posted in Gulf News,Headlines,World News | Read More »

Kuwaiti envoy to Tehran summoned over recent anti-Iran meeting

The Iranian foreign ministry Saturday summoned the Kuwaiti ambassador to Tehran to protest Kuwaiti authorities’ meeting with an Iranian separatist movement that Iran views as an interference into its internal affairs. For Iran, the meeting with Arab Struggle Movement for the Liberation of Ahvaz, a separatist movement wanting to break away from the Islamic country, […]

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

Iraq, Iran warn of ‘consequences’ after US strikes in Iraq and Syria

Iraq and Iran have warned the US of “consequences” after Washington carried out airstrikes against an Iran-backed militia group in Iraq. A top Iraqi militia leader warned of a strong response against US forces in Iraq following the air strikes in Iraq and Syria overnight that hit several bases of his Iranian-backed group and killed […]

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

KSA, Kuwait to Resume Joint Oil Production in PNZ

Saudi Arabia and Kuwait have signed Tuesday an agreement on the resumption of shared production from both on-shore and off-shore oil fields situated in the Partitioned Neutral Zone (PNZ). The agreement divides the Neutral Zone between the two countries and a memo of understanding provides for the resumption of joint oil production along the border. […]

December 26th, 2019 | Posted in Gulf News,Headlines | Read More »