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Yemen: Oman and the U.N relying on political solutions  

Oman is working on ending the Yemeni crisis through dialogue with the hope that it will be able to convince the warring parties to lay down their weapons for elections to take place. Some of parties have refused to participate in talks led by Saudi Arabia or to be held outside of the country. The […]

April 24th, 2015 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Syria: Extremist coalition group launches Battle of Victory in Idlib  

The Al Nusrah Front, al Qaeda’s official branch in Syria, has joined hands with other rebel groups to launch an offensive on the pro-government forces in the Idlib province. The campaign is baptized the “Battle of Victory” and majority of the artillery is aimed at the city of Jisr Al Shughur although opposition fighters are […]

April 24th, 2015 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Jointly exploited oilfield between Saudi and Kuwait to close, differences persist  

Diplomatic and industry sources have said the long and diplomatic dispute that has been kept at a low profile between Saudi Arabia and Kuwait over the renewal of Chevron’s concession to operate the Wafra oilfield in 2009 for a period of 30years, till 2039, could finally come to an end because the company has finally […]

April 23rd, 2015 | Posted in Gulf News,Headlines | Read More »

Bahrain: Salman in court as witnesses testify  

The trial of Sheikh Ali Salman, head of al-Wefaq Islamic Society, resumed on Wednesday with testimony from key defense witnesses amid protests by his supporters. Salman was arrested last year in December and charged with inciting a “change of government by force, spreading hatred among a segment of society and insulting the interior ministry” among […]

April 23rd, 2015 | Posted in Gulf News,Headlines | Read More »

Palestine: UN Security Council aims at reviving Israeli-Palestinian talks  

The Israeli-Palestinian conflict has returned to the U.N Security Council discussion table in a bid to revive talks between the parties. France has been working on the “parameters” for ending the conflict which it hopes will receive the support of the United States while New Zealand signaled that now is the right time to act. […]

April 22nd, 2015 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Isis Chief Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi Hit in Air strike

The leader of terror organisation Isis Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi has been reportedly wounded in an air strike carried out last march by the US-led Coalition in western Iraq. According to an Iraqi source close to the Islamist militant groups, Al-Baghdadi sustained serious and life-threatening injuries to the point that Islamic State commanders thought he would […]

April 22nd, 2015 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Lebanon: Saudi funded “gift” delivered in Lebanon

Beirut’s fight against extremism has received a material boost after the arrival of the first consignment of the Saudi-funded weapons in the country. The weapons are from France and their Defense Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian was present during the handing over ceremony. Extremists groups in Levant pose a threat to Lebanon’s security. Saudi Arabia provided […]

April 21st, 2015 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Iran will fight “illogical aggressors” despite “myth”, Ayatollah Khamenei

“After a period of silence by the other side, one of its officials has once again talked of options on the table,” Iran’s supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said, alluding to remarks made by the Chairman of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff General Martin Dempsey although he stopped short of naming him. Dempsey said […]

April 20th, 2015 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Yemen: Saudi invasion, aggression will be resisted, Al-Houthi

Abdel-Malek al-Houthi has made a defiant speech against the Saudi-led military operation vowing that they will continue to fight although some tribal and military groups have defected to President Hadi’s camp. In his first public statement since the airstrike campaign started, he stressed that the Houthis shall not give up the armed struggle they started […]

April 20th, 2015 | Posted in Gulf News,Headlines | Read More »

Al-Qaeda Captures Airport in Yemen

Fighters of Al Qaeda in Yemen have taken control of the city of Mukalla, the capital of the southeast province of Hadramawt, including its airport, as the military unit which was in charge of security at the facility withdrew without resisting. The Islamist terrorist group has availed the opportunity of the instability and chaos rocking […]

April 17th, 2015 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »