Gulf Crisis: Tillerson lost his job for preventing invasion of Qatar – The Intercept

Former U.S. Secretary of State lost his job after he ruined plans by Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to militarily invade Qatar amid the ongoing diplomatic showdown opposing the peninsula and its neighbors, The Intercept reports citing Read more

Egypt: Five suspected militants killed in shootout north of Cairo

The Egyptian interior ministry announced Tuesday its forces killed five alleged members of militant Hasm group, in a shootout in Qalyubiya province, north of capital Cairo. The five alleged militants, according to the interior ministry, were instructed by the group Read more

Kuwait: State-owned Kufpec applies for $1.1-bn international loan for operation expansion

Kuwait Foreign Petroleum Exploration Company (Kufpec) Tuesday announced it reached agreement with five international banks for $1.1-billion loan earmarked for the expansion of oil and gas operations. According the company’s CEO Sheikh Nawaf al-Sabah, with the financial support, the Kupec Read more