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Lebanon: Hezbollah accuses Saudi Arabia of blocking Lebanon coalition government

Hezbollah’s Secretary General, Sayyed Hasan Nasrallah, has accused Saudi Arabia of urging political parties to block the formation of a government which it should be part of. His claims have been denied by Former Prime Minister Saad Hariri who stated that Nasrallah is having “pipe dreams”. Hezbollah claimed that the oil rich kingdom wants to […]

November 14th, 2013 | Posted in Gulf News,Headlines | Read More »

Saudi Arabia’s official rejection paves way for Jordan

Saudi Arabia has finally sent an official letter addressed to the UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon informing him that it is “regrettably not be in position to assume its seat in the Security Council to which it was elected”. The move could pave way for Jordan to step in and fill the void after falling […]

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

KSA/ Turkey: strengthening commercial ties

The Saudi-Turkish Business Council has renewed their intentions to increase the volume of the $ 8 million bilateral trade between them. They are hoping that by promoting the importance of the private sector and encouraging small and medium sized enterprises, they can strengthen their commercial ties. The council also dwelled on increasing their participation in […]

November 12th, 2013 | Posted in Gulf News,Headlines | Read More »

Israel and US attack each other’s ME policies

Longtime allies, US and Israel, are at opposite sides after US secretary of State John Kerry questioned Israel’s efforts towards an everlasting peace deal with Palestine. Israel reacted shortly after Kerry’s interview attacking US attitudes towards Iran’s nuclear program. There are ongoing secret talks between Palestine and Israel for a solution while the recently ended […]

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

Saudi Arabia has ready-made nuclear weapons

Saudi Arabia can easily order ready-made nuclear weapons from Pakistan whenever it deems it necessary, BBC Newsnight investigations revealed. The revelations came after reports announced the possible relaxation of sanctions on Iran. Saudi Arabia has always denied concluding a nuclear deal with Pakistan but findings of the investigations have proved otherwise. Israel and Saudi have […]

November 8th, 2013 | Posted in Gulf News,Headlines | Read More »

Yemen: Ongoing sectarian war could destabilize country

In a televised statement, President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi of Yemen has warned that his country could be engulfed in a deadly sectarian violence if clashes in the north continue. The president made these remarks due to fatal clashes between Takfiri militants and Houthi fighters. The central government is struggling to control the activities of Al-Qaeda […]

November 7th, 2013 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

KSA: Kerry heads to Saudi to appease diplomatic tensions

Secretary of State John Kerry has made a stop in Riyadh to meet the King after Saudi Arabia’s intelligence chief Prince Bandar bin Sultan told European diplomats that they would be making “a major shift” in their relations with the US. The breakdown in relations started when the kingdom rejected its temporal seat at the […]

November 4th, 2013 | Posted in Gulf News,Headlines | Read More »

Israel accused of another Syrian bombing

New reports are emerging that Israel has carried out an air strike on Syrian territory targeting a storage site of Russian made SA-125 missiles at military base near the Syrian coastal city of Latakia. The attack is latest of series of bomb strike operations linked to Israel. Syria has not reacted to the bombings which […]

November 1st, 2013 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »