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13 Arab countries oppose Australia’s prospect to move embassy to Jerusalem

Ambassadors of 13 Arab countries have gathered Tuesday in the Australian capital Canberra to voice their concerns over consideration by the government of Prime Minister Scott Morrison to move the country’s embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, a move that will recognize the city as Israel’s capital. The meeting agreed to send a letter of […]

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Gulf Crisis: Qatar demands Saudi Arabia to throw light on fate of four missing citizens

Qatar has called on Saudi Arabia to provide details on the whereabouts of four Qataris who the National Human Rights Committee (NHRC) believes went missing in the kingdom last year. “What the Saudi authorities are doing towards Qatari nationals is shameful and inhumane. It will leave a major psychological mark on future generations,” NHRC chairman […]

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KSA: Bahrain’s Arcapita Group to invest in NuYu’s gym chain

Manama-based Arcapita Group has pumped money into NuYu, a Saudi leading chain of women-only boutique gyms, amid rising of the sector following recent reforms in Saudi Arabia in favor of women. The investment, estimated at $67 million, will help multiply over 200 per cent NuYu’s gyms boutiques, from seven to 30 across the kingdom, Trade […]

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Kuwait Airways to purchase eight A330neo wide body aircraft

Kuwait Airways Monday signed on the dotted line for the purchase of eight of France-based Airbus’s 330neos as the national carrier embarks on the overhaul of its fleet. The agreement was signed in Toulouse, the headquarters of the aircraft manufacturer. The new fleet will be delivered next year, Trade Arabia reports. The agreement, according to […]

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Iran: One military Officer arrested in connection to September deadly attack

The Iranian judiciary has referred a military officer to authorities over his alleged conspiracy with attackers who killed at least 25 people during a parade near the Iraqi border last September. The officer, whose name has not been revealed, was arrested after eleven soldiers were summoned, according to Gholam-Hossein Mohseni Ejei, spokesman for the judiciary. […]

October 15th, 2018 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Affair Khashoggi: King Salman holds telephone conversation with Turkey’s Erdogan

King Salman of Saudi Arabia and Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan Sunday exchanged over the telephone views on the situation of missing Saudi journalist, Jamal Khashoggi, who has vanished since entering the Saudi consulate in Istanbul on October 2. A source at the Turkish Presidency told state-run news agency Anadolu that Erdogan stressed the need […]

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Qatar Reaffirms support for Morocco’s Sovereignty over the Sahara

Qatar reiterated its stand in support of Morocco’s territorial integrity stressing that any settlement of the Shara issue should be found through dialogue in a way that safeguards Morocco’s sovereignty over the Sahara. Qatar reaffirmed its stand on the Sahara issue at the UN’s 4th committee meeting where Qatari representative expressed support for the efforts […]

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Morocco’s King calls for reducing social & spatial gaps, nurturing sense of patriotism

King Mohammed VI of Morocco has underlined the need to speed up the proposals put forward part of his calls to reconsider the country’s development model and to devise a new approach to help address the needs of citizens, while showing a genuine sense of patriotism. This would “enable us to reduce gaps and disparities, […]

October 12th, 2018 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Morocco continues its unrelenting crackdown on terrorist groups

Morocco busted 57 terrorist networks since 2015, the date Morocco established its counterterrorism agency known as BCIJ, often branded as the Moroccan FBI. In an interview with Morocco’s news agency Map, head of the BCIJ Abdelhak Khiame said Morocco continued its pro-active strategy by dismantling 183 terrorist networks since 2002. Khiame noted that 57 networks […]

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Jordan: Cabinet reshuffle in push for IMF-wanted austerity reforms

Jordanian Prime Minister Omar al-Razzaz on Thursday announced a cabinet reshuffle just a few months in office as he pushes for tax bill that will fall in line with austerity measures requested by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) after the institution lent $723-million to the Middle East country whose finance have been in frail state. […]

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