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Kuwait’s Amir heads to Washington to meet Obama

Kuwait’s Amir is on an official visit to Washington to tighten bilateral relations and to discuss regional security issues concerning both countries with President Obama. Kuwait has been going through a fragile political and economic experience in the past couple of years. The reforms undertaken in these regards by the country were saluted by the […]

September 13th, 2013 | Posted in Gulf News,Headlines | Read More »

Palestine: Fatah and Hamas query over responsibilities

Fatah and Hamas have entered into a word of words as each side tries to blame the other for the hardships of the Palestinians. Egypt has decided to close its Rafah Crossing Point and Fatah is accusing Hamas for being responsible due to the insidious broadcasts on its satellite channels. Hamas has denied interfering in […]

September 12th, 2013 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Iran: President Rouhani, Nuclear negotiations “will not be limitless”

President Hassan Rouhani has reminded world leaders that they have to capitalize on the change of power the elections have offered them because the solution to Iran’s nuclear program “will not be limitless.” He has also ruled out any solution offering a “win-lose” situation. The newly elected president made these remarks during an interview with […]

September 11th, 2013 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Morocco Advocates Comprehensive, Humanist Handling of Migration Issues

The King of Morocco has called on Monday for a comprehensive and humanist handling of migration-related issues, which are a source of lconcern and sometimes polemics in the North African country. The call was launched after King Mohammed VI received a report from the National Human Rights Council (CNDH) on the situation of migrants and […]

September 10th, 2013 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Saudi Arabia Libya role breaks record

The kingdom of Saudi Arabia has crushed its records in efforts to fill in the void left by the Libyan oil due to the ongoing strikes in several ports. Although the type of oil from Libya varies from Saudi Arabia, authorities are mixing it with light oil in a bid to liken it with the […]

September 10th, 2013 | Posted in Gulf News,Headlines | Read More »

Libya: Muslim Brotherhood’s Party meets for government withdrawal

Libya’s Muslim Brotherhood’s affiliated Justice and Construction Party (JCP) has once again threatened to walk away from the ruling coalition government that it is part of after Prime Minister Zeidan’s visit to Cairo. The Prime Minister met with General Al-Sisi, senior military officials and the ministers of defense and foreign affairs. JCP described the visit […]

September 9th, 2013 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Russia sends 3 warships to Syria

The build-up towards a possible foreign intervention in Syria is getting closer by the day and the allies have been deploying their arsenals in nearby waters. Russia has responded to the anchoring of U.S warships near Syria by sending a missile cruiser, Moskva, to take over “as the flagship of the naval task force” in […]

September 5th, 2013 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Iran affirms U.S desire to destabilize region

Alaeddin Boroujerdi, the head of Iran’s parliament foreign policy committee, has claimed that Lebanese Foreign Minister Adnan Mansour was right when he said that the desire of the United States to attack Syria has a hidden agenda against the region. Iran and the U.S have been engaged in a war of words for a long […]

September 4th, 2013 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Bahrain: Regional and local banks rescue Mumtalakat

Bahrain sovereign fund Mumtalakat has announced that it has secured loans to pay the remaining half of the syndicated facility which matured at the end of August. The facility was secured in 2008.  A quarter of a billion dollars was provided by a group of regional and local banks as a revolving credit facility. The […]

September 3rd, 2013 | Posted in Gulf News,Headlines | Read More »

HSBC closes MENA offices to increase profits

HSBC Holdings, Europe’s biggest bank, is winding up some of its activities in certain countries found in the Middle East and North Africa. The bank is also limiting its activities in certain areas because it wants to boost its profitability. Bahrain, Jordan and Lebanon are among the first countries to be affected. The bank revealed […]

September 2nd, 2013 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »