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GCC rallies behind UAE, condemns Turkish threats

The Gulf Cooperation Council, GCC, has condemned Turkish threats to member UAE in the showdown opposing the two countries at the international front, special in Libya. Nayef Al-Hajraf, Secretary General of the council convoyed the message to Turkey’s ambassador, Erdogan Kok, to Saudi Arabia, in a meeting, Arab News reports. Hajraf according to the Saudi […]

August 12th, 2020 | Posted in Gulf News,Headlines | Read More »

Oman sets mid-2021 to launch operations of biggest solar plan

Oman will launch operations of its biggest solar plan, Ibri II, by mid-2021, Trade Arabia reports. The project located in near Ibri, the capital of the Dhahirah Governorate, is currently under construction. Acwa Power, Gulf Investment Corporation (GIC) and Alternative Energy Projects Company are in charge of constructions which began in the second quarter of […]

August 11th, 2020 | Posted in Energy,Headlines | Read More »

Beirut blasts: Lebanon’s Central Bank freezes assets of heads of Beirut port, customs officials

Lebanon’s Central Bank has ordered the freeze of accounts of heads of Beirut port and several individuals including those of Lebanese customs along with five others, in the wake of the Beirut port warehouse blast, Reuters reports. The bank through its special investigation commission for money laundering and terrorism fighting Thursday issued the directive to […]

August 7th, 2020 | Posted in Finance,Headlines,World News | Read More »

Lebanon: Two-week state of emergency after port blast

Lebanese President Michel Aoun has called for a two-week state of emergency in the wake of a massive explosion, which swept through the capital Beirut leaving at least 100 people dead and 4,000 others injured. The Middle East country Tuesday lived its darkest day in history after explosion at the Beirut port. The blast ripped […]

August 5th, 2020 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Kuwaiti aircraft lessor Alafco to buy 20 aircrafts from Boeing

Alafco, aircraft lessor company in Kuwait, will purchase 20 aircrafts from US airplane maker Boeing after both parties reached a deal over a dispute involving a cancelled 737 MAX order, Zawya reports. The order, Alafco said in a statement will consist of 20 737Max instead of 40 with delivery dates kept secret due to confidentiality […]

August 4th, 2020 | Posted in Gulf News,Headlines | Read More »

Iran slams Europe, U.S for financing terrorism

Iran has taken aimed at the U.S and Europe for financing terrorist and providing protection for terrorists, as Teheran rounds up the leader of a US-based anti-government group. Jamshid Sharmahd, described by Teheran as the ringleader of the Tondar terrorist organization has been arrested according to a statement issued on Saturday by the Iranian Intelligence […]

August 3rd, 2020 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Morocco’s king announces package of economic, social measures

King Mohammed VI of Morocco announced Wednesday a package of economic and social measures to revive the economy, which has been hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic, and expand the social welfare system to include all Moroccans within the next five years. Addressing on Wednesday evening the Nation on the occasion of the 21st anniversary […]

July 30th, 2020 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Kuwaiti citizens, residents allowed to travel to and from Gulf country from August 1

Kuwaitis and residents in the Gulf country can travel in and out from August 1, the government has announced. The decision however excludes residents hailing from Bangladesh, Philippines, India, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Iran, Nepal. The Gulf Arab country was the first country in the region, in March, to halt international commercial flights as part of […]

July 30th, 2020 | Posted in Gulf News,Headlines,Uncategorized,World News | Read More »

Libya: Saudi Arabia seeks to bring neighboring countries’ positions closer

The day after his exchanges, Monday, July 27, in Cairo, around the Libyan crisis, the head of the Saudi diplomacy went Tuesday to Algiers then Tunis before going to Rabat on Wednesday. The purpose of this surprise Saudi diplomatic tour in the Maghreb is not specified, but aims, according to several sources, to bring closer […]

July 30th, 2020 | Posted in Gulf News,Headlines,World News | Read More »

Israel detains four soldiers on alleged weapon deal with Palestinians

Israel has arrested four of its soldiers as part of an investigation into alleged deal involving weapons with Palestinian, reports say. The investigation launched several months ago indicates the suspects stationed at a military checkpoint located in the occupied Hebron Hills, south of Jerusalem, collaborated with Palestinian truck drivers and smuggled merchandise, stolen vehicles and […]

July 30th, 2020 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »