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Iraq: Shia military commander demands more from coalition forces

Hadi al-Ameri, commander of an umbrella group of Shia militias known as the Popular Mobilization Units, has questioned the efforts of the U.S and its allies because “there are no real airstrikes against ISIS headquarters” in Iraq. The extremist group took over the important city of Ramadi last month and the government plans to force […]

June 23rd, 2015 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Teheran and P5+1 hail ongoing talks as the June 30 deadline nears

Iranian negotiators and P5+1 delegations at Iran’s nuclear program talks expressed on Monday their satisfaction over the turn of talks so far as they sound confident for a good deal on June 30 or beyond if need be. Iranian diplomats and world nuclear powers plus Germany have commenced the second round of discussions after the […]

June 23rd, 2015 | Posted in Energy,Headlines | Read More »

Egyptian Journalist Ahmed Mansour Free at Last !

Egyptian journalist Ahmed Mansour, who was detained Saturday in Germany following a warrant issued by Egyptian authorities, was freed Monday by German prosecutors who found no grounds for his detention or deportation. Mansour was arrested while trying to board a Qatar Airways flight at Berlin’s Tegel airport on his way to Doha. Following his release, […]

June 23rd, 2015 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

PSA Peugeot Factory in Morocco, a Win-Win Deal

The French automaker PSA Peugeot finally unveiled last week its ambitious plan to build a factory in Morocco that will have a production capacity of 200,000 vehicles and 200,000 engines per year destined to the local market, but also to the Middle East and Africa promising markets. The plant scheduled to open in 2019 will […]

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

Yemen: GCC Deplores Failure of Geneva Peace Talks

Secretary General of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Abdullatif Al Zayani has deplored the failure of the UN-brokered talks held last week in Geneva in a bid to find a peaceful resolution to the Yemeni crisis. The Geneva peace talks between Yemen’s warring parties (Houthi rebels and representatives of Yemeni exiled government) collapsed after negotiators […]

June 22nd, 2015 | Posted in Gulf News,Headlines | Read More »

Israel rejects France’s Peace Talks initiative

Tel Aviv refused Sunday France’s proposal for the resumption of peace talks between Israel and Palestine, necessary to end the stalemate and avoid a possible explosion of the region. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu blasted the French Foreign Minister’s statements during his two-day visit to the region that France in collaboration with Gulf States and the […]

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

Iran: Parliament moves towards limiting conditions of nuclear deal

The Iranian parliament has strongly supported a bill that should serve as a guideline to the delegation negotiating a deal concerning the country’s nuclear program. On Sunday, 199 of the 213 members of parliament voted for the bill but Speaker Ali Larijani tried to lower their expectations because the draft will have to pass through […]

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

KSA: Nothing can stop us from dealing with Russia, FM Al-Jubeir

Saudi Arabia’s Foreign Minister Adel bin Ahmed Al-Jubeir has stressed that the outcome of the recently signed cooperation agreements between Riyadh and Moscow, especially the military agreements, depends on the position of the armed forces of Saudi Arabia and the result of bilateral negotiations.  “Nothing could prevent us from purchasing Russian defensive weapon systems,” said […]

June 22nd, 2015 | Posted in Gulf News,Headlines | Read More »

Turkey : Detained prosecutors confirm Ankara’s arm support to radical groups in Syria

Ankara vehemently denied any wrong doing in the accusation that it ferries weapons to radical groups fighting against the Assad regime. However, according to a video footage leaked on Thursday, a court hearing of May revealed that detained prosecutors, who investigated the case, confirmed that Ankara facilitates arms shipping into Syria. A team of prosecutors […]

June 19th, 2015 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Riyadh-Moscow ties boosted with several cooperation agreements

Russia and Saudi Arabia have signed six bilateral cooperation agreements covering diverse domains at the international economic forum in St. Petersburg. One of the cooperation agreements deals with a peaceful nuclear program and space exploration. The documents were signed after a meeting between president Putin and the visiting deputy crown prince Mohammed bin Salman who […]

June 19th, 2015 | Posted in Gulf News,Headlines | Read More »