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Iraq : ISIL terrorizes defiant militant groups

ISIL is determined to fight against any armed group that will obstruct its campaign to enlarge its Islamic State. Hundreds of members of the Albu Nimr tribe who tried to stop them were killed and considered to be an example for any tribe with equal ambitions. The victims are said to be part of the […]

October 31st, 2014 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Jordan Opens New Power Plant to Meet Its Energy Needs

The Kingdom of Jordan has opened a landmark power station destined to enable the country meet its growing energy needs and reduce its reliance on imported oil in a bid to achieve a more sustainable energy balance. Dubbed “Al Manakher”, the new plant, located 15 km east of the Jordanian capital Amman, will enhance the […]

October 30th, 2014 | Posted in Energy,Headlines | Read More »

Oman and India to boost trade and economic activities

Oman and India have further reinforced their bilateral ties at the ongoing 7th edition of the India-Oman Joint Commission meeting taking place in India. The Minsters of Commerce and Industry of both countries namely, Nirmala Sitharaman of India and Ali bin Masoud al Sunaidy of Oman, have graced the event with their presence. Economic, commercial […]

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

Morocco to Support the UAE in its anti-terrorism Fight

Morocco has vowed to provide military and intelligence support to the United Arab Emirates to help the Gulf country in its anti-terrorism struggle. “The Kingdom of Morocco will provide an active support to the UAE in its fight against terrorism and its efforts to maintain regional and international peace and stability,” said the Moroccan Foreign […]

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

Israel : Tel Aviv wants UN’s Hamas “terrorist organization” recognition

Israel has decided to launch a campaign at the United Nations for the recognition of Hamas as a terrorist group by the world body. It is claiming that it has evidences to showcase the “international crimes” of Hamas. Israel is hoping that its case will be supported by other countries since it is not the […]

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

Kuwait : Differences with Riyadh not political but technical

Kuwait has refuted claims that the suspension of operations at its shared oilfield with Saudi Arabia is due to political reasons. Work at the Khafji oilfield was stopped a week ago after a decision from Riyadh. Kuwait claims that the decision was simply based on “technical” issues defending that the bilateral ties between the two […]

October 28th, 2014 | Posted in Gulf News,Headlines | Read More »

Kafr Qassem was a “despicable crime,” Israel President

“A terrible crime was committed here… The brutal killings in Kafr Qassem are an anomalous and sorrowful chapter in the history of the relations between Arabs and Jews living here,” Israeli President Reuven Rivlin told the victims of the families who attended the ceremony commemorating the 1956 massacre. Rivlin a right-wing politician and a defender of […]

October 27th, 2014 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Iran : China wants strong uninterrupted military cooperation

Bilateral ties especially under the domain of military cooperation have been increasing between Tehran and Beijing in the past few years. In the latest developments, China’s Defense Minister Chang Wanquan welcomed Iran’s navy commander Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari to Beijing where they held a meeting. This meeting could be considered as a boost after the […]

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

KSA : Saudi’s biggest banks to follow Islamic banking

After Sheikh Abdullah Al Mutlaq, a member of the Council of Senior Scholars, said on state television that “Religion comes above everything,” pressure has been mounting on conventional banks in Saudi Arabia to abide to Islamic teachings of banking. Such demands have been echoing around the kingdom and one of the banks to succumb to […]

October 23rd, 2014 | Posted in Finance,Headlines | Read More »

Qatar Gets French Military Satellite Communication System

French defense & security Group Thales will supply Qatari ground and naval forces with a high-tech and secure satellite communication system that will enhance the Gulf country national security and protect its strategic interests. Under the contract signed lately by the two sides, Thales, which has not disclosed the monetary value of the deal, will […]

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