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Israel Poised to Expose Obama to American People for Backing UN Anti-Settlement Resolution

Tel Aviv seems not ready to swallow the latest UN resolution condemning Israel’s illegal occupation of Palestinian territories. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s team strongly believes that US outgoing President Barack Obama is behind the adoption of the UN resolution as the US did not oppose its veto as usual and its abstention enabled the resolution […]

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

Foreign Ministry Rebukes SG of Istiqlal Party for Verbal Blunders Prejudicial to Ties with Mauritania

The foreign affairs ministry has issued Monday a statement rejecting and rebuking in the strongest terms the verbal blunders uttered by the Istiqlal party’s Secretary General, Hamid Chabat, regarding the borders and the territorial integrity of Mauritania. Chabat said at a meeting on Saturday that Mauritania is a Moroccan territory and that the borders of […]

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

Iraq: A bloody Christmas for ISIS

As some parts of the liberated areas from the Islamic State group celebrated Christmas for the first time in a couple of years, the Iraqi army and the extremist group were engaged in intense clashes that left around 97 militants dead. The joint statement from the Iraqi Joint Operations Command said two positions of their […]

December 26th, 2016 | Posted in Gulf News,Headlines | Read More »

Tunisia: 800 Jihadists have Returned Home, Interior Minister

At the time the Tunisian nation stands in the way of the return of the country’s terrorists fighting abroad, interior minister Hedi Majdoub has told lawmakers that 800 jihadists have already come back home. The minister announced that his department has all information on the jihadists. Last week, Majdoub indicated that his department is ready […]

December 26th, 2016 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Israel: Pakistan Reminds Tel Aviv that it has Nuclear Weapons Too

Pakistan’s Defense Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif warned Israel that they have nuclear power and would use it on the Jewish state after a news agency quoted former Israeli Defense Minister Yaalon stressing that “if Pakistan send [sic] ground troops into Syria on any pretext, we will destroy this country with a nuclear attack.” Asif, in […]

December 26th, 2016 | Posted in Gulf News,Headlines | Read More »

Egypt’s Suez Canal Earnings Fall to $389.2 in November

Egypt’s Suez Canal revenues recorded $389.2 million in November dropping by 4.7 percent year on year since November 2015 when they were at $408.4 million, according to official figures published by the Suez Canal Authority. The international waterway is a major source of foreign currency for Egypt as it is the fastest shipping route between […]

December 24th, 2016 | Posted in Finance,Headlines,World News | Read More »

KSA Approves Optimistic Expenditure Budget

Saudi Arabia has approved its 2017 budget at a moment when the oil-rich kingdom is experiencing “a very severe economic volatile situation” that has affected most States and slowed global economic growth, King Salman stated. He alluded to the country’s diving income due to fall in oil prices but said “the economy is firm” and […]

December 23rd, 2016 | Posted in Gulf News,Headlines | Read More »

Syria: Damascus Hails, Rebels Deplore Fall of Aleppo

The Syrian government has described the recapturing of Aleppo as a “victory” that marks “an important turning point” in the country’s more than five-year old war as it looks forward to taking over other rebel-held territories. Rebel groups admitted that surrendering Aleppo is a “great loss” in their fight to end the Assad regime and […]

December 23rd, 2016 | Posted in Gulf News,Headlines | Read More »

Libya: IS Suicide Bomber Kills Eight LNA Forces near Benghazi

The Islamic State group (IS) has proven again it is not fully eradicated from Libya as a suicide bomber of the group killed near Benghazi 8 soldiers of the Libyan National Army (LNA) aligned with Marshal Khalifa Haftar, the same day the US announced it was ending its campaign in Sirte. The eight men were […]

December 22nd, 2016 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Israel Hints it is Implicated in Tunisian Engineer’s Assassination in Sfax

Israel defense minister vigdor Liberman has stopped short to claim Israel’s responsibility in the assassination of Tunisian engineer Mohammed Al-Zawahri also known as a Hamas militant. “If someone was killed in Tunisia, he’s not likely to be a peace activist or a Nobel Prize candidate,” Liberman said before adding “We will continue to do in […]

December 22nd, 2016 | Posted in Gulf News,Headlines | Read More »