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Anti-Qatar quartet chides Doha for internationalizing holy sites issue

Saudi foreign minister Sunday announced that Qatar declared war on Saudi Arabia after Qatari authorities called the UN to intervene in alleged restrictions put on Qatari pilgrims who want to perform the Hajj at Mecca. Adel Jubeir who was speaking at end of a meeting with counterparts from United Arab Emirates (UAE), Bahrain and Egypt […]

July 31st, 2017 | Posted in Gulf News,Headlines | Read More »

KSA: Security officer killed in attack in Qatif province

Explosion of a bomb device near a security patrol in flashpoint of Al-Musawara district in Awamiyah, in the restive Qatif province killed Sunday a security officer, wounding six others, reports say. Sergeant Mahdi bin Saeed Bin Dhafer Al-Yami died in the explosion of the device which went off near the patrol on duty in Al-Musawara, […]

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Libya: jihadists kill five LNA forces in Derna

Jihadists in the eastern town of Derna Sunday killed five soldiers of Libyan National Army (LNA) led by Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar, reports. Three LNA-controlled sites in South of Derna were attacked by jihadists forces, AFP reports citing a news agency aligned with the LNA. The attacks also wounded four other. The latest attacks occurred […]

July 31st, 2017 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Morocco-Throne Day: King Lambasts Civil Service for Poor Governance, Weak Performance

King Mohammed VI has lambasted the Moroccan service civil for its poor governance and weak performance pointing out that many civil servants do not have the skills, qualifications or ambition required, a fact that hampers the materialization of the country’s ambitious development programs. In a strong-worded speech delivered Saturday on the occasion of Throne Day, […]

July 29th, 2017 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Jordanian justice charges Israeli guard with murder, King Abdullah urges Israel to observe justice

The Jordanian justice has charged with murder the Israeli guard who killed two Jordanians at a residence in the Israeli diplomatic mission in Amman, as Jordan asked Israel to honor justice by trying the killer. Ziv, only known by his first name has been charged in absentia in Jordan following his killing of 17-year old […]

July 28th, 2017 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Algeria: local ISIS branch leader arrested

The Algerian police announced the arrest of the leader of the local branch of the Islamic State group (IS) and former commander of al Qaeda in the country, which was responsible for several attacks against tourists and security forces. A security source who asked not to be named told Reuters that Mohamed Yacine Aknouche, 43, […]

July 28th, 2017 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Bahrain: 60 Shia charged for membership with terror group

Bahraini Justice authorities have charged 60 individuals, all of them Shia, for forming a terror group and planning to carry out terrorist attacks as the small gulf country, led by a Sunni minority, continues crackdown on angered Shia majority. Forty-seven of the men are set to appear in court next month, in mass trial, reports […]

July 28th, 2017 | Posted in Gulf News,Headlines | Read More »

Israel’s Netanyahu wants al Jazeera shut down in Jerusalem

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Wednesday indicated that he would push for the shutting down of the Jerusalem office of Doha-based news network Al Jazeera, accusing the network of inciting violence in its coverage of incidents at al-Aqsa mosque. “The Al Jazeera network continues to incite violence around the Temple Mount,” he wrote in a […]

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

Amman disappointed over Israel’s celebration of killer of Jordanians at Israeli embassy

Jordanian Foreign minister Wednesday deplored the warm welcome Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu reserved to the Israeli security guard who killed two Jordanians in the Israeli embassy in Amman Sunday night. “It is a disgrace,” Ayman Safadi told Sky News Arabia “It would be appropriate if Israel acted diplomatically.” Safadi was commenting on PM Benjamin […]

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

KSA: 14 Saudis on execution list for membership with terror group

The Saudi Supreme Court has upheld death sentences against 14 Saudis for their association with a terror group responsible for several attacks in the restive Qatif province largely populated by minority Shia. The men’s execution order lies now in the hands of King Salman, reports say. The 14 were handed death sentence by Specialist Criminal […]

July 27th, 2017 | Posted in Gulf News,Headlines | Read More »

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