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UAE: President Emmanuel Macron to grace Louvre Abu Dhabi inauguration

French President Emmanuel Macron is announced to take part in the November inauguration ceremony of Louvre Abu Dhabi museum which will bear the French iconic name for 30 years and six months and also display French artworks for 15 years. State-run news agency WAM relaying the information from French President’s office indicates that Macron will […]

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

Gulf-Israel: Bahraini journalist speaks on Israeli TV

A Bahraini journalist has appeared on an Israeli TV channel to lambast Iran in a move which confirms the tiny Gulf monarchy’s tilt towards Israel. Though there are no official ties between the Gulf kingdom and the Jewish state, recent statements and moves by Bahraini officials herald diplomatic detente between the two countries. UAE-based Sky […]

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

ISESCO Ministerial Conference Adopts Rabat Declaration on Environment Protection

The 7th conference of environment ministers of ISESCO member states adopted the draft Rabat Declaration on Environment Protection and Achieving Sustainable Development Goals, which stressed the importance of a renewed commitment by the Member States to supporting the international agenda for sustainable development, in accordance with the regionally and internationally agreed principles and instruments. The […]

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

Qatar-FIFA: ‘I remain available for the attorney’ BeIN Sports and PSG Boss

Nasser al-Khelaifi left Bern Wednesday following a daylong interrogation pointing out that he remains available for the attorney if he wants to hear him again in the bribery scandal for World Cup TV rights. Khelaifi who has been chairing the French top club Paris Saint German since 2011 is accused of giving bribe to former […]

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

Iran: UN rebukes Tehran for harassment of BBC Persian Staff

UN Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of the right to freedom of opinion and expression Wednesday said he conveyed to Tehran BBC’s frustration over the case of 152 workers at its Persian service. According to the London-based broadcaster, the BBC staff are victim of harassment from the Iranian regime, which accuses them of […]

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

Israel: Netanyahu’s personal envoy steps down amid calls for transparency

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has accepted the resignation letter of Yitzhak Molcho who served as his personal emissary and chief negotiator at a time calls for transparency in Molcho’s functions are being raised. Molcho submitted his resignation to Netanyahu over self-fulfillment after serving voluntarily the Prime Minister for 10 years. He represented the Israeli Premier […]

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

Environment Protection among Morocco’s Top Priorities, King Says

King Mohammed VI has stressed the importance Morocco grants to the issue of environment protection, which is placed among the country’s top priorities in a bid to tackle the environment degradation and combat climate change. In a message read out by the King’s youngest sister and Chairwoman of the Mohammev VI Foundation for Environment Protection […]

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

KSA: Crown Prince vows to stamp out extremism, adopt moderate Islam

Crown Prince Mohamed bin Salman Tuesday projected a new monarchy free of extremism and open to modernization as the country engages in reforms. Speaking to delegates at Future Investment Initiative in Riyadh the Crown Prince, also known as MBS abroad, said Saudi Arabia will return to its past of moderate Islam, open to all religions. […]

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

Palestine: Qatar to build PA headquarters in Gaza in support for reconciliation

Doha will fund the construction of the Palestinian Authority (PA) headquarters in Gaza in a move supporting reconciliation between West Bank-based government dominated by Fatah and Gaza ruler Hamas, Qatar’s envoy to Gaza said on Tuesday. “Qatar has agreed to build the headquarters of the presidency and the headquarters of the Palestinian government in Gaza […]

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

Turkey: Justice Ministry delegation cancels trip to US over visa crisis

The Turkish ministry of Justice Tuesday said it canceled a delegation’s planned trip to the US because of the visa crisis opposing the two ally countries. “Due to the recent visa crisis between the two countries, the visit was cancelled by our Ministry,” the Justice Ministry said in a statement, denying that the US has […]

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