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Saudi Arabia intercepts missile fired from Yemen

Saudi air defense force intercepted a ballistic missile that was launched from Yemen towards the city of Najran on Friday, a day after Iran-backed Houthi rebels suffered heavy losses. The Royal Saudi Air Defense Forces of the coalition (RSADF) detected the launch of a ballistic missile launched by Iran’s Al-Houthi militia from within Yemeni territories […]

May 25th, 2018 | Posted in Gulf News,Headlines | Read More »

Libya: Car bomb attack kills at least six people in Benghazi

A car bomb went off Thursday evening in Benghazi, Libya’s second city, killing at least six people. The attack took place in a busy street behind the city’s top hotel; Tibesti near the Mediterranean. At least six people were reported dead by local hospital. The number of the wounded has been put at 20, local […]

May 25th, 2018 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

KSA: Four women’s rights campaigners freed as authorities loose crackdown

Saudi authorities have released four female rights campaigners fighting for women’s right to drive and the end of man guardianship, one month before removal of the controversial ban. Eleven Saudi women known as prominent activists campaigning for female rights to drive and the end of man guardianship were detained last week after being suspected for […]

May 25th, 2018 | Posted in Gulf News,Headlines | Read More »

Lebanon: Hariri named PM, pledges unity government to solve economic challenges

Sunni Lebanese political figure Saad Hariri has been re-appointed Prime Minister following this month elections that were largely won by Iran’s proxy Hezbollah and its allies. President Michel Aoun Thursday designated Hariri as Prime Minister following consultation with members of parliament dominated by Hezbollah and its allies. Out of the 128 members of the legislature, […]

May 25th, 2018 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Libya: UN Concerned over Impact of Violence on Healthcare

The chaos and violence, which continue to rock Libya, have a devastating impact on health care in the country, with hospitals bombed & looted, medical personnel attacked and even taken hostage or arbitrarily detained, according to a UN report. “These attacks are a major violation of international law and a tragic disregard of our common […]

May 24th, 2018 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Iraq: Suicide attack in Bagdad leaves at least four dead

A suicide bomber detonated an explosive vest northwest of capital Bagdad killing at least four people and wounding 15 others, Reuters reports. The attacker detonated the belt after being stopped at the entrance to the Saqlawiyah park, located in the Shia-dominated Shula district of the capital, Reuters reports citing a statement released by Iraq’s National […]

May 24th, 2018 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Iran: Germany, China unite to save nuclear deal as Iran outlines conditions for EU

Berlin and Beijing have pledged unity in a move to protect the 2015 nuclear deal ripped off by the US. Visiting German Chancellor Angela Merkel voiced the unity as she visits the world economy giant. The German leader during a joint press conference with Chinese Premier Li Keqiang indicated that both countries will stand by […]

May 24th, 2018 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Moroccan-Emirati Cooperation Burgeoning in all Spectrum

Morocco and United Arab Emirates (UAE) are determined to enhance, expand and deepen further their strategic and close partnership based upon common goals, interests, and values. The two countries joint commission, which convened its 5th session in Abu Dhabi Tuesday, has agreed to coordinate bilateral political stands regarding international issues, foster economic relationship and commercial […]

May 23rd, 2018 | Posted in Gulf News,Headlines,World News | Read More »

Libya: Car bombing attack against LNA-held checkpoint kills two fighters

Forces belonging to Khalifa Haftar’s Libyan National Army (LNA) Tuesday lost two fighters after their position, near a checkpoint, suffered a car bombing attack in the east of the country. The attack that took place near a checkpoint 60km outside the town of Ajdabiya left two soldiers killed and another abducted, Libya Express reports. The […]

May 23rd, 2018 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Iran: Rouhani urged to review all-out ties with UAE

A group of lawmakers in the Iranian legislation have called President Hassan Rouhani to completely review ties with the United Arab Emirates (UAE) after the Gulf country voiced support for Washington’s pledge to flap historic toughest sanctions over its nuclear program, Iranian Fars news agency reports. The lawmakers, 61, in number, came up with a […]

May 23rd, 2018 | Posted in Gulf News,Headlines | Read More »