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Egypt: Police officer killed as team defuses bomb planted in Coptic Church in Cairo

An Egyptian police officer died Saturday in an explosion as a police defense tried to dismantle outside a Coptic Church on the outskirt of capital Cairo, report say. The blast took place in Nasr City on the edge of Cairo and wounded two additional officer, a security source said. The botched bomb attack took place […]

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

UAE: Radisson Hotel Group launches two hotels capital Abu Dhabi

Radisson Hotel Group’s Radisson Blu brand has opened two hotels; Radisson Blu Hotel & Resort, Abu Dhabi Corniche and Radisson Blu Hotel & Resort Al Ain. The move according to the group is motivated by the standing of Abu Dhabi as a flourishing destination “with significant investment going into demand generators for the tourism sector […]

January 4th, 2019 | Posted in Gulf News,Headlines | Read More »

Oman: Norwegian DNO ASA hand over Block 8 operation

DNO Oman Block 8 Limited, the subsidiary of the Norwegian firm DNO ASA has handed over its stakes in the operation and participation of Block 8 to the Sultanate of Oman’s Ministry of Oil and Gas (MOG) and state-owned Oman Oil Company Exploration and Production LLC (OOCEP) as expiration of commercial term of the exploration […]

January 4th, 2019 | Posted in Energy,Headlines | Read More »

KSA: Giant leisure complex to emerge in Riyadh

Saudi Entertainment Ventures Company (Seven) will fund the construction of a giant leisure complex in capital Riyadh as part of the kingdom’s efforts to “boost the leisure sector, reports say. Seven according to the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) is planning the project that will feature a distinctive modern design and will be equipped for sports […]

January 4th, 2019 | Posted in Gulf News,Headlines | Read More »

Iraq: US troops to relocate temporarily in northern region as part of withdraw from Syria

US troop scheduled to leave Syria will briefly relocate in the Northern part of Iraq, a top officer of the Iraqi army has said. The forces “will withdraw through Erbil, not areas controlled by Iraq’s [Baghdad] central government,” Major General Yahya Rasul said. Last month, US President Donald Trump announced the pullout of all American […]

January 3rd, 2019 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Qatar: Qatar airways acquires 5 per cent in China’s third carrier

Qatar’s national carrier Qatar airways has announced the acquisition of five per cent in China Southern Airline, one of China’s three state-owned carriers, in a move to establish itself in the Asian aviation market. Qatar Airways did not specify the cost of the transaction but said it stroke the deal as part of the strategy […]

January 3rd, 2019 | Posted in Gulf News,Headlines | Read More »

Oman: Pakistan’s NESPAK wins major road project design

Oman’s ministry of transport has awarded NESPAK (National Engineering Services Pakistan), a Pakistani engineering firm a major road project design in the sultanate, Pakistani The News International reports. As per the contract, NESPAK will design the main highway connecting Thumrait Interchange with Mubaila Interchange on the Muscat Expressway, the media reports. The project includes a […]

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

Syria: Kuwait pins reopening of embassy on Arab League decision

Kuwait has conditioned the reopening of its diplomatic in Damascus on the decision to be made by the Arab League early this week after the UAE and Bahrain re-established diplomatic ties with President Bashar al-Assad regime after seven year of interruption. Arab states members of Egypt-based Arab League largely in 2011 severed ties Damascus after […]

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

Gulf Crisis: Abu Dhabi sees no ending of crisis in 2019

A senior UAE minister Tuesday indicated that the diplomatic rift between Qatar and its neighbors including the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and Egypt is likely to drag on in the New Year despite calls for an end. “In my estimation, the boycott of Qatar will continue in 2019 because it’s linked to necessary changes in […]

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

Jordan still bound by peace deal after cabinet minister walked on Israeli flag design

The Jordanian foreign ministry Sunday said the Middle East kingdom remains bound by the peace agreement with Israel after Tel Aviv sent complaints to Amman after photographs showed cabinet member walking on the Israeli flag designed on the floor of a complex hosting an event she was attending. “The Israeli side was informed that the […]

December 31st, 2018 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »