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Israeli air power strikes Hamas facilities in Gaza

The Israeli air force Monday launched a series of air strike on Hamas “facilities” in Gaza strip in reprisal of a rocket launched from the enclave controlled by the Islamist and resistance movement. The rocket according to Israel was fired on Sunday and was intercepted Iron Dome anti-rocket system. It was the first to be […]

August 4th, 2020 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Kuwaiti aircraft lessor Alafco to buy 20 aircrafts from Boeing

Alafco, aircraft lessor company in Kuwait, will purchase 20 aircrafts from US airplane maker Boeing after both parties reached a deal over a dispute involving a cancelled 737 MAX order, Zawya reports. The order, Alafco said in a statement will consist of 20 737Max instead of 40 with delivery dates kept secret due to confidentiality […]

August 4th, 2020 | Posted in Gulf News,Headlines | Read More »

Lebanese President appoints adviser as new FM

Lebanese President has appointed his diplomatic adviser as the new Foreign minister after former top diplomat Nassif Hitti resigned Monday citing government’s “lack of willingness for reforms” to pave the way for a bailout by the International Monetary Fund (IMF). Nassif Hitti reportedly, submitted his resignation to Prime Minister Hassan Diab. Hitting according to his […]

August 4th, 2020 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Turkey congratulates Tunisian parliament speaker after surviving ouster motion

The speaker of the Turkish parliament has congratulated his Tunisian counterpart Rached Ghannouchi after the legislature failed to unseat him from the presidency. Mustafa Sentop lauded Ghannouchi for accepting the motion, Webdo Tunis reports. A group of Tunisian lawmakers sought to remove the leader of the Ennahdha Islamist movement over several infringements. He is accused […]

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

Iran slams Europe, U.S for financing terrorism

Iran has taken aimed at the U.S and Europe for financing terrorist and providing protection for terrorists, as Teheran rounds up the leader of a US-based anti-government group. Jamshid Sharmahd, described by Teheran as the ringleader of the Tondar terrorist organization has been arrested according to a statement issued on Saturday by the Iranian Intelligence […]

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

Syria, Turkey condemn alleged oil deal between US firm and Kurdish rebels

Syria and Turkey Sunday condemned as illegal an alleged oil deal between a US firm and Kurdish rebels [Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF)] controlling the northeastern part of the war-torn country. The Syrian foreign ministry, Reuters reports, in statement accused the named US firm of “stealing” Syria’s crude. Damascus “condemns in the strongest terms the agreement […]

August 3rd, 2020 | Posted in Energy,Headlines | Read More »

Morocco’s king announces package of economic, social measures

King Mohammed VI of Morocco announced Wednesday a package of economic and social measures to revive the economy, which has been hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic, and expand the social welfare system to include all Moroccans within the next five years. Addressing on Wednesday evening the Nation on the occasion of the 21st anniversary […]

July 30th, 2020 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Kuwaiti citizens, residents allowed to travel to and from Gulf country from August 1

Kuwaitis and residents in the Gulf country can travel in and out from August 1, the government has announced. The decision however excludes residents hailing from Bangladesh, Philippines, India, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Iran, Nepal. The Gulf Arab country was the first country in the region, in March, to halt international commercial flights as part of […]

July 30th, 2020 | Posted in Gulf News,Headlines,Uncategorized,World News | Read More »

Algeria: Labor minister fired

The Algerian President Wednesday fired labor minister Ahmed Chaouki Fouad Achek Youcef, reports say citing the office of the president. National Solidary Minister, Kaouther Krikou has been appointed as acting minister in replacement. The office did not provide reasons for the move. Youcef, 64, was appointed early January in the president’s first cabinet after his […]

July 30th, 2020 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Libya: Saudi Arabia seeks to bring neighboring countries’ positions closer

The day after his exchanges, Monday, July 27, in Cairo, around the Libyan crisis, the head of the Saudi diplomacy went Tuesday to Algiers then Tunis before going to Rabat on Wednesday. The purpose of this surprise Saudi diplomatic tour in the Maghreb is not specified, but aims, according to several sources, to bring closer […]

July 30th, 2020 | Posted in Gulf News,Headlines,World News | Read More »