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Syria : US-led airstrikes breed extreme terrorism, Syrian FM

Walid al-Moallem, Syria’s Foreign Minister, address to the annual UN General dwelled on what Syria’s considers to be a contradictory foreign policy being implemented by the US in the Middle East. The Minister warned that the airstrikes by the US-led military coalition will only provide a “fertile ground” for terrorism and extremism as well as […]

September 30th, 2014 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

UAE Prime Minister’s three ingredients to defeat IS

The UAE vice-president and Prime Minister, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashed Al-Maktoum, pointed out that the world cannot extinguish the fires of fanaticism by force alone and that the approach to defeat the Islamic State must necessarily focus on three ingredients, namely “winning the intellectual battle, upgrading weak governance, and grassroots human development”. In a column […]

September 29th, 2014 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

KSA : French officials due in Riyadh to uphold strategic partnership

Following a four-day visit by the Crown Prince Salman of Saudi Arabia together with the deputy premier and minister of defense to Paris, the French Ambassador to the Kingdom Bertrand Besancenot has revealed that a high-ranking delegation of French officials will soon be visiting Riyadh. King Abdullah and President Hollande met each other last year. […]

September 26th, 2014 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Kuwait hosts World’s biggest and largest military exercise, Eagle Resolve 2015

Kuwait has announced that it will be hosting the World’s biggest and largest military exercise next year under the codename Eagle Resolve 2015. Lt Col Mohammad Al-Kandari, chief of Kuwait’s joint military operations and head of the committee tasked with preparing the exercise, said member countries of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) together with brotherly […]

September 25th, 2014 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Egypt : Palestine and Israel to meet in October, ceasefire fragile

Negotiations between Palestine and the Israeli in Cairo have been programed for the last week of next month and will be held in the same city. Palestine and Israel have been engaged in talks for an ever lasting peace deal after the 50-day war between Hamas and Israel claimed more than a thousand lives and […]

September 24th, 2014 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Qatar won’t host 2022 World Cup, FIFA Ex-Co member

Qatar’s 2022 FIFA World Cup preparations has suffered another shock after Theo Zwanziger, a FIFA executive committee member, told Sport Blid during an interview that “I personally think that in the end the 2022 World Cup will not take place in Qatar.” Holding a summer World Cup tournament in the Gulf country is being heavily […]

September 23rd, 2014 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Yemen : Peace deal brokered, Unity government underway

The crises in Yemen are expected to come to an end after a Peace and Partnership Agreement was signed between the government and the Houthis. The deal was brokered by United Nations envoy to Yemen, Jamal Binomar, and was based mainly on the outcome of the National Dialogue Conference. During the signing ceremony of the […]

September 22nd, 2014 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Kuwait threatens Turkey with investment withdrawals

Turkey is disgruntled by the actions of Kuwaiti diplomats in Ankara where they physically assaulted a man identified as Major Hakan Karakus, an F-16 Turk pilot working with NATO, last week. The incident was worsened by Kuwaiti Ambassador Abdullah Abdulaziz al-Duwaikh remarks that Kuwait could withdraw its investment if there is any deportation order; thereby […]

September 19th, 2014 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Iraq: We don’t want foreign troops, Iraqi PM

The new Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi has put a limit to the military contribution of countries willing to support the fight against the Islamic State (IS). He ruled out the sending of foreign troops in Iraq as he stressed that “not only is it not necessary. We don’t want them. We won’t allow them, […]

September 18th, 2014 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Qatar expels the Muslim Brotherhood, Turkey welcomes them

Leaders of Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood have been asked to leave Qatar as the state begins the implementation of the Riyadh agreement signed in 2013. The decision is seen as a sign of the balance of power in the Gulf because Qatar was always reluctant to adhere to the terms of the agreement but fears about […]

September 17th, 2014 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »