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KSA: Saudi Gulf Airline ready for competition in Mena skies…

Saudi Gulf Airlines, a new carrier born of the deregulation of Saudi Arabia’s aviation market, has made its intentions clear; that it is out for business. The company has started to build its fleet after ordering 16 aircrafts from Bombardier and the number could be increased to 26 in a multi-billion dollar deal. The aircrafts […]

January 17th, 2014 | Posted in Gulf News,Headlines | Read More »

Israeli Judaization Practices in Jerusalem debated in Marrakesh

The city of Marrakesh is hosting Thursday and Friday a meeting of the Al-Quds (Jerusalem) Committee, an offshoot of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation, that will debate the Israeli moves attempting to judaize the holy city, alter its demographic data and isolate it from its natural geographical environment. The meeting to be chaired by the […]

January 16th, 2014 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Iraq : PM al-Maliki seeks international help against ISIL

Iraq has called for international support after witnessing one of the bloodiest days, more than 75 people killed, for several months. The government’s campaign against the Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIL) was also dealt a major setback as government forces lose more ground at Anbar. Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki has stated that the […]

January 16th, 2014 | Posted in Gulf News,Headlines | Read More »

Qatar continues capital and domestic debt market development

Qatar is continuing to issue bonds and sukuks to develop its capital market and deepen its domestic debt market in the run-up to the 2022 FIFA World Cup. In its latest action, more than $6,6 billion in local currency will be offered in bonds and sukuk. This is the first time Qatar issues such an […]

January 15th, 2014 | Posted in Gulf News,Headlines | Read More »

Qatar : Qatar Charity provides Gaza Strip with Shelter

People living in the Gaza Strip rejoice over Qatar Charity’s (QC) decision to finance the rehabilitation and reconstruction of 200 housing units at an estimated cost of QR20,5 million. The two agreements were signed with the ministry of public works and housing in Gaza, Dr.Yousef al-Ghrez. The program enjoys the financial support of the Gulf […]

January 13th, 2014 | Posted in Gulf News,Headlines | Read More »

Iran : Ayatollah Khamenei reiterates Iran’s determination

Few hours before the expected meeting of Iran’s deputy foreign minister Abbas Araqchi and EU’s deputy foreign policy chief Helga Schmid in Geneva, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has made statements considered to raise the tension of the meeting. Khamenei is Iran’s Supreme Leader. He claimed that the US has affirmed itself as an enemy to Tehran, […]

January 10th, 2014 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Jordan:King Abdullah and Abbas agree on Kerry’s proposals

King Abdullah II of Jordan received Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas to discuss about the latest proposals brought forward by US  Secretary of State John Kerry. Jordan is interested in seeing a definitive peace deal between Israel and Palestine. The objective of the meeting was to deliver a common response to Kerry. According to President […]

January 9th, 2014 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Syria : SNC Geneva Conference participation unclear

Barely less than two weeks before Geneva Convention II, Syrian rebels are yet to have their house in order. The group of the Syrian opposition parties can’t still agree on whether they will attend the important meeting.  Assad continues to strengthen his position in the Syrian war and increases his assault on rebel held positions. […]

January 8th, 2014 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Bahrain’s failure will lead to regional terror

A report from the Gulf Daily News has warned that the failure to control the systematic and organized terror that Bahrain is facing could soon be regional terror. His Royal Highness Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa urged for the unity of Bahrainis and Arabs in general to withstand the ongoing challenges they […]

January 7th, 2014 | Posted in Gulf News,Headlines | Read More »

Qatar: Egypt warns Qatar of “consequences” after “interference”comments

The political relationship between Qatar and Egypt is on the heat again after criticisms from Doha were considered as inference in internal affairs by Cairo. Following the crackdown on Morsi supporters during the weekend, Qatar accused the Egyptian government of targeting “peaceful demonstrators” as terrorists in order to implement “a shoot-to-kill policy”. Cairo considered the […]

January 6th, 2014 | Posted in Gulf News,Headlines | Read More »