Home » Uncategorized You are browsing entries filed in “Uncategorized”

Iran: Revolution Guards promise U.S., Israel revenge over involvement in parade attack

A top commander of Iran’s powerful Revolutionary Guards Sunday called up the United States and Israel to expect Tehran’s “devastating” revenge following the Saturday terror attack on a parade that left over 20 dead. “You have seen our revenge before … You will see that our response will be crushing and devastating and you will […]

September 24th, 2018 | Posted in Uncategorized | Read More »

Palestine: Ireland close to recognize Palestine as a state

Ireland has warned it would officially recognize Palestine as a state should peace talks between Palestinians and Israelis remain at standstill. The EU member’s Foreign Minister Saturday said Dublin is concerned about Palestinians’ plight, which continues because of standoff in the talks between the two sides. “We have made a choice not to officially recognize […]

September 24th, 2018 | Posted in Uncategorized | Read More »

Syria: Israel rejects accusations in downing Russian spy aircraft

Israel’s Defense Forces (IDF) Sunday refuted the Russian Defense Ministry’s accusation that it was sole responsible for the downing of its spy military aircraft, which was victim of Syrian fire last week. In a statement, the IDF reiterated its claims that Syrian forces are to blame for the destruction of the Russian Il-20 electronic intelligence […]

September 24th, 2018 | Posted in Uncategorized | Read More »

Ceasefire agreement reached in Libyan capital, UN mission announces

An agreement on a ceasefire in Tripoli has been reached under the auspices of Ghassan Salame, the top United Nations official in Libya, the Organization’s Support Mission in the country, UNSMIL, has announced. According to a tweet posted on the Mission’s official Twitter account, the agreement aims to “end all hostilities, protect civilians, safeguard public […]

September 5th, 2018 | Posted in Uncategorized | Read More »

Gulf Crisis: Qataris declared persona non grata in Bahrain

Bahrain has suspended issuance of entry visas for Qataris and will bar citizens of the tiny Gulf country to enter the kingdom as the diplomatic crisis in the region drags on. Bahraini authorities have decided to expel Qatari students in the kingdom though they possess valid visas, reports say. Authorities will also stop issuing visas […]

August 23rd, 2018 | Posted in Uncategorized | Read More »

UAE: Etihad plans 10 per cent pilot job cut

Abu Dhabi-based Etihad carrier is planning to suppress 10 per cent of pilot job positions on its 122 planes as part of the company’s restructuring scheme following close to $1.9 billion loss in 2016. The information received by regional business news website, Gulf Business, comes amid reports that the carrier asked pilots to take unpaid […]

January 25th, 2018 | Posted in Uncategorized | Read More »

UAE Expects Oil Price to Regain Balance in 2018

As oil prices rise to hit a four-year high of $70 a barrel, the UAE’s Energy minister Suhail al-Mazrouei expects the markets to stabilize after a dip that lasted since the end of the expensive oil era in 2014. He told CNBC that 2018 will be the year when a balance will be stricken between […]

January 12th, 2018 | Posted in Uncategorized | Read More »

Egypt: Mubarak-era army commander to run for March elections

General Sami Anan, Chief of the army under Hosni Mubarak, announced he would bid for the top position in March Presidential elections. The announcement came just days after military comrade Ahmad Shafiq abandoned his presidential plans. Anan is proposed by his party, Arabism Egypt Party, which said Thursday that the ex-commander has nodded to the […]

January 12th, 2018 | Posted in Uncategorized | Read More »