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Morocco Nabs another Cell of Isis Terror Members

Moroccan security services have foiled this Friday another terror plot with the arrest of a jihadist cell linked to the Islamic extremist group ISIS. The seven-member cell was active in several Moroccan cities including El Jadida, Salé, El Gara, the rural commune of Boulaâouane and the Maatallah village in the province of Taza, Eastern Morocco. […]

January 27th, 2017 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Libya: Meeting with Khalifa Haftar in the Pipeline, Serraj

Head of the Libyan UN-backed Presidency Council (PC) and of the Government of National Accord (GNA) Faiez Serraj has announced to Italian Corriere della Sera he would very soon meet with Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar. Haftar, who is leading the Libyan National Army affiliated to Beida government and to the Libyan internationally recognised parliament, the […]

January 26th, 2017 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Jordan: King Abdullah Hails Putin’s “Crucial Role” in Middle East

Visiting King Abdullah II of Jordan discussed with President Putin on Wednesday in Moscow the developments in the Middle East presently marred by terrorism and extremist groups. Abdullah said Amman recognizes “Russia’s crucial role” in solving the Syrian conflict and “many other regional issues.” Russia together with Iran and Turkey spearheaded indirect talks in Astana, […]

January 26th, 2017 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Kuwaiti FM in Iran to Ease Tension with Gulf States

Kuwaiti Foreign Minister Sabah Khaled al-Sabah paid a one-day working visit to Iran on Wednesday, in an attempt to warm up the strained relations between Tehran and other Gulf States. The minister who delivered a message from the Kuwaiti Emir, Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah, to President Hassan Rouhani stated that “it’s necessary that the differing […]

January 26th, 2017 | Posted in Gulf News,Headlines | Read More »

Morocco-KSA, Two Strategic Partners Determined to Boost Economic Ties

Even though Morocco and Saudi Arabia are bound by a strong friendship and political partnership, their economic exchanges remain weak. The two countries’ shared determination to boost trade in 2017 was the élan of the meeting of the Morocco-Saudi Arabia business council held in Casablanca Monday. The year 2017 should mark a renaissance for trade […]

January 25th, 2017 | Posted in Finance,Gulf News,Headlines | Read More »

Israel Calls Citizens to Leave the Sinai

Israel has issued a travel advisory warning against travelling or visiting Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula and urging Israelis presently in the area to leave because of a “very high and concrete” threat of an imminent attack. A statement by the Counter Terrorism Bureau at the Prime Minister’s Office claimed that there is a “constant high threat” […]

January 25th, 2017 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Hamas Re-Establishes Contacts with Cairo

Reports have emerged that a Hamas delegation led by Ismail Haniya, head of the group’s political bureau, has been meeting with Egyptian officials in Cairo since Sunday and that the meetings are expected to continue over the next few days. A Hamas source said the delegation arrived from Doha and the talks are a sign […]

January 25th, 2017 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Tunisia: President Essebsi’s Son Dismissed from Nidaa Tounes Party

The ruling Nidaa Tounes party has decided to dismiss the son of the Tunisian President from the party. According to a statement released by the party’s Executive Committee, his removal was motivated by the “decisive” decision to restore the party through peaceful movements as it claimed that “Hafedh Caid Essebsi usurps the status of legal […]

January 24th, 2017 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Trump Reiterates Military Commitment to Egypt

US President has underlined Washington’s military commitment towards Egypt during a telephone conversation with Egypt’s al-Sisi, reports say. President Donal Trump Monday hailed his Egyptian counterpart for efforts to eradicate terrorism in Egypt, and primarily in the Sinai, according to Egyptian state-owned media al-Ahram, which quoted the Egyptian presidency. Egypt is facing insurgency in North […]

January 24th, 2017 | Posted in Gulf News,Headlines | Read More »

Astana Talks Nearing Adoption of Final Declaration?

“We are not far from a final declaration” despite the “very intense discussions” centered on the cessation of hostilities which is about saving Syrian lives, UN Special Envoy Staffan de Mistura said. The talks are being considered as “progressing” by the warring sides in attendance and an opposition spokesman, Yahya al-Aridi, said according to their […]

January 24th, 2017 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »