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Palestine: Family of Hamas member killed in Malaysia blames Mossad

Family members of Fadi al-Batsh, the Hamas member killed Saturday near Kuala Lampur, have accused Israel’s intelligence agency for orchestrating the death of their loved one, touted by Hamas as an important member. Fadi Albatsh, according to Malaysian security authorities, was gunned down early Saturday when leaving a local mosque at Jalan Gombak near capital […]

April 22nd, 2018 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Romanian President opposed to transfer of country’s mission to Jerusalem

President Klaus Iohannis Friday laid into his government over plans to transfer the county’s diplomatic mission in Tel Aviv to disputed Jerusalem as he indicated that the move will equate to violation of the international law given the special status of the city. Earlier this week, Bucharest announced plans to re-establish the country’s embassy in […]

April 21st, 2018 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Libya: Succession of Haftar ongoing with Egypt, UAE backing

Talks to replace ailing Khalifa Haftar at the head of self-imposed Libyan National Army (LNA) are in full swing as the military’s entourage and international backers, mainly Egypt and United Arab Emirates (UAE), have begun secret talks to choose a successor to the LNA top commander. Haftar has been out of Libya for over one […]

April 20th, 2018 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

KSA: Four security personnel killed in attack on checkpoint

Four security forces lost their life Thursday in an attack at a checkpoint, in the southern province of Asir, by Saudi nationals, the interior ministry announced. Unidentified suspects opened fire on the checkpoint killing three. The fourth reportedly died in a shootout with the assailants who tried to run away. Authorities however noted that two […]

April 20th, 2018 | Posted in Gulf News,Headlines | Read More »

Gulf Crisis: Qatar takes part in joint military drills with boycotting countries

Qatari military forces headed by their Chief of Staff took part in a military drill in the region along with forces from Saudi Arabia and the other Gulf countries, which have cut off ties with Qatar since June last year. The Qatari military said its Chief of Staff Ghanem bin Shaheen al-Ghanim took part in […]

April 20th, 2018 | Posted in Gulf News,Headlines | Read More »

UNRWA Concerned About Safety of Refugees in Yarmouk Camp

The UN Relief and Works Agency, UNRWA, is deeply concerned about the safety and security of civilians in the Palestine Refugee Camp of Yarmouk, Syria, and surrounding areas. All parties to the fighting should exercise maximum restraint to ensure that civilians are spared, and should take measures to prevent unnecessary damage to civilian infrastructure, said […]

April 20th, 2018 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Morocco confident in sealing mutually beneficial fisheries deal with EU

Morocco and the EU started on Thursday negotiations to reach a new mutually beneficial fisheries agreement, said minister of Agriculture, Fisheries, Rural Development, Waters and Forests, Aziz Akhannouch. “Morocco and the EU will start a new phase and I hope that the negotiations will culminate in a mutually beneficial agreement that respects the commitments of […]

April 20th, 2018 | Posted in Finance,Headlines,World News | Read More »

Yemen: UAE accused Iran of supplying bomb-laden drones to Houthi rebels

United Arab Emirates (UAE) has charged Iran for providing the Shia Houthi rebels drones set to cause mayhem to Yemeni forces after one drone stuffed with bomb and allegedly manufactured by Iran was intercepted. The unmanned aircraft according to UAE armed forces Qassef-1 was targeting Yemeni forces backed by the Saudi-led coalition. Saudi Arabia, the […]

April 19th, 2018 | Posted in Gulf News,Headlines | Read More »

Libya: Haftar’s Chief of Staff escapes assassination attempt

Chief of Staff of Libya’s so-called Libya National Army (LNA) has escaped an assassination attempt which targeted his motorcade in the city of Benghazi Wednesday. The failed attempt took place at the entrance of the country’s second city. A roadside bomb exploded after Abdelrazik Al-Nadori and his bodyguards passed through Si Khalifa checkpoint in the […]

April 19th, 2018 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

UAE, Bangladesh Seal Agreement on House Workers’ Recruitment

The United Arab Emirates and Bangladesh signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) allowing Emirati households to recruit Bangladeshi house workers. The recruitment will be done through Tadbeer Service Centre; a brand name operating under government license. The recruits in Bangladesh will only be proposed by registered local private agencies. The employees will work in the […]

April 19th, 2018 | Posted in Gulf News,Headlines | Read More »