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Syria: Western Countries Bandwagon Washington Policies, President Assad

“They attack us politically, and then they send their officials to deal with us under the table, especially their security officials- including their government,” President Assad stated in an interview with Australian based SBS channel to be fully aired on Friday. Assad accused western countries of what could be described as hypocrisy saying “all of […]

June 30th, 2016 | Posted in Gulf News,Headlines | Read More »

Egypt: Italy Adopts Trade Measures against Egypt

Italy took its first commercial steps against Egypt under the Giulio Regeni killing saga through its senate which voted for the suspension of sending F-16 warplanes spare parts to the North African country citing what it refers to as the lack of cooperation of authorities in Cairo. The vote held on Wednesday is the second […]

June 30th, 2016 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Turkey: Ataturk airport attack kills more than 41 people

Explosions and gunfire rocked Turkey’s busy Ataturk airport in Istanbul late Tuesday, leaving 41 people dead and more than 147 injured. There are fears that the death toll would increase. Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said the government believes that it was the deed of the Islamic State. The attack is the fifth major attack on […]

June 29th, 2016 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Syria: IS Loses Airbase, Border Town to New Syria Army

The Islamic State (IS) is on the verge of being divided into two after the New Syria Army (NSA,) a rebel faction, forced it out of the Hamdan airbase located near the strategic city of Al-Bukamal. The city is just a few kilometers away from the Iraqi border and served as a key transit point […]

June 29th, 2016 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

U.S. First Lady Michelle Obama Visiting Morocco

U.S. first Lady Michelle Obama is visiting Morocco to promote education for girls in the North African Kingdom, one of Washington’s major allies in the region. Michelle Obama, who is accompanied by her two daughters, Sasha and Malia, was greeted by Princess Lalla Salma upon her arrival in Marrakech Monday night. She spearheads “Let Girls […]

June 28th, 2016 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Turkey, Israel Sign Agreement, Mixed Feelings from Palestinian Authorities

Israel’s foreign ministry director-general Dore Gold and Turkish foreign ministry’s undersecretary Feridun Sinirlioglu signed an agreement on Tuesday ending the dispute between their countries over the May 2010 flotilla incident after a year of negotiations. According to the agreement, Tel Aviv will pay €20 million as compensation to the relatives of the 10 Turkish activists […]

June 28th, 2016 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Israel Closes Al-Aqsa Mosque Till End of Ramadan

A third day of clashes between Israeli forces and Palestinians at the Al-Aqsa mosque compound has left more than 30 Palestinians injured while dozens were arrested. Israeli police held the Palestinians responsible for the scuffles claiming that “masked youths” disrupted visits of non-Muslims to the Temple Mount referred to as the Noble Sanctuary by the […]

June 28th, 2016 | Posted in Gulf News,Headlines | Read More »

Ankara Hopes to Thaw Ties with Moscow, Ready to Pay Compensation for Downing Jet

Turkish authorities are ready to warm ties with Russia even if it requires paying compensation for the downing of the Russian war jet last year near Syrian border, Turkish Premier told local media on Monday. “We have said that if necessary we are ready to pay compensation,” Prime Minister Binali Yildirim told public TV network […]

June 28th, 2016 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

King Mohammed VI, Portugal’s President Hold Talks in Casablanca

King Mohammed VI, Portugal’s President Hold Talks in Casablanca King Mohammed VI held, on Monday at the Royal Palace in Casablanca, tête-à-tête talks with Portugal’s President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa, arrived earlier in the day on an official visit to Morocco. On this occasion, the Sovereign decorated the Portuguese Head of State with Wissam Al […]

June 27th, 2016 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Bahrain: PM Salman concerned about “agents” of terrorism in Bahrain

The feeling of insecurity and terrorist plots was highlighted by Bahraini Prime Minister Salman Al Khalifa during an encounter with senior state officials and other personalities as he emphasized the need to be “cautious and vigilant and take necessary measures to preserve the security and stability of our country and its people” because “there are […]

June 27th, 2016 | Posted in Gulf News,Headlines | Read More »

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