Algeria: Frail President flies to Switzerland for medical checkup

President Abdelaziz Bouteflika of Algeria has arrived in the Swiss city of Geneva Monday for medical ‘routine’ checkup which he has been regularly going through since suffering a stroke in 2013. The checkup announced by the state-run APS takes place Read more

Jerusalem: Trump doubles down to cut aid if Palestinians refuse to talk peace

President Donald Trump Thursday in Davos, Switzerland, reiterated his decision to cut aid to Palestinians if they refuse to embrace his peace plan, noting that Palestinians’ refusal to receive his Vice President was ‘disrespectful’. Speaking to the media, alongside Israeli Read more

Mike Tyson unveils plan to launch fitness centers in UAE and Bahrain

World former boxing heavy weight champion Mike Tyson Thursday announced in Dubai he would open fitness branches around the word including in Dubai and Bahrain. The centers will bear his own name and will be structured under the premier, full-service, Read more

Kuwait Supports Bahrain’s Anti-Terrorism Measures

The Kuwaiti cabinet expressed Sunday at its weekly meeting “full support for all measures taken by Bahrain aimed at combating extremism and terrorism in all their forms and manifestations.” Bahrain announced last week a number of strict measures in its Read more

Tunisia: State of emergency declared following terrorist attack

Tunisian President declared Tuesday state of emergency across the country following a terrorist attack on a van carrying a presidential guard unit.  The attack occurred late in the afternoon on Mohammed V Avenue thoroughfare, not far from the ministry of Read more

Iran has diplomatically told US to inform Israel about retaliation

Iran’s official news agency, IRNA, has reported that Tehran sent a warning to Israel through the United States over the recent killing of Gen. Mohammad Ali Allahdadi, a senior commander in the Revolutionary Guard, in an alleged Israeli airstrike in Read more