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Turkey: Washington denies US action for Gülen’s extradition

The US State Department Thursday denied that the White House has asked several federal agencies to find legal means to extradite the leader of Gulenist Terror Group (FETO) to Turkey as a way to ease Ankara’s pressure on Saudi Arabia over the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, Daily Sabah reports. The denial came few […]

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KSA: SaudiGulf to acquire 10 Airbus A320neo family jets

Al-Qahtani Aviation, owner of SaudiGulf Airlines, Thursday signed with France-based plane maker Airbus the acquisition of 10 A320neo family jets as the airline embarks on expansion of domestic destinations and international routes. Airbus will supply 10 single-aisle narrow body jets for an order value not disclosed but the cost from the industry could reach around […]

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Bahrain: US Senate thwarts opposition to sale of $300-m military arsenal

The US Senate Thursday killed efforts to block the sale of military hardware worth $300 million to Bahrain, which is part of the Saudi-led coalition waging war in Yemen. Efforts led by Sen. Rand Paul to block the arm sale to the tiny Gulf monarchy fell as 77 lawmakers voted against with only 21 in […]

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Interpol holds its 87th General Assembly in Dubai

Dubai will host next week, November 18-21, the 87th International Criminal Police Organization (Interpol) General Assembly. The summit will bring together police leaders and security experts from across the world and will be used as a platform to discuss security challenges and unite global efforts to combat transnational organized crime. Head of the security establishment […]

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ADFD Delegation attends launch of $2.3 billion TGV project in Morocco

A high-level delegation from the Abu Dhabi Fund for Development, ADFD, attended Thursday the inaugural ceremony of the $2.3 billion landmark infrastructure project of a high-speed train service connecting the cities of Tangier and Casablanca in Morocco. Inaugurated by King Mohammed VI of Morocco, the launch ceremony was also attended by French President Emmanuel Macron, […]

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Morocco’s King, French President Inaugurate Africa’s first high speed train

King Mohammed VI of Morocco and French President Emmanuel Macron proceeded Thursday from the revamped railway station in Tangier to the official launch of Africa’s first high-speed train. The two leaders were offered the first two tickets of the brand new high-speed train before they boarded on an inaugural journey to Rabat. The train will […]

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UAE: Emirates pilot off-duty sentenced one year in prison over threat to blow up plane

An Emirates pilot has been sentenced to one year in prison after being charged with threatening to blow up a flight of the Emirati airline on a trip on board of the aircraft while off-duty. A court Wednesday sentenced a 27-year old Emirates pilot to one year in prison for a June 2 incident in […]

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Libya: Tripoli to hand over Manchester subside bomber’s brother’s extradition to UK this year

Prime Minister of UN-backed Government of National Accord (GNA), Faiez Serraj Wednesday his government was cooperating with British authorities to extradite by the end of this year Hashem Abedi wanted in the UK for conspiracy in the subside bombing that killed dozens of people most of whom teenagers, in May last year after his brother […]

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Khashoggi Affair: Turkey calls for international investigation

Turkey Wednesday called for international inquiry into the death of the Saudi critic and journalist Jamal Khashoggi killed on October 2 in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul. Turkey’s top diplomat MevlütÇavuşoğlu on Wednesday before the parliament said an international probe into Khashoggi’s murder was necessary as part of Turkey’s efforts to shed light on true […]

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Kuwait: Bad weather forces all fights cancellation

Authorities in charge of Gulf country’s sky have cancelled all fights from and to Kuwait City international airport because of unfriendly weather conditions. Flights to and from the airport according to the Directorate General of Civil Aviation will remain suspended on Thursday after cancelling all departing flights on Wednesday. “All flights departing from Kuwait were […]

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