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Palestine: Seven Palestinians, one Israeli officer killed in Gaza confrontation

Seven Palestinians, including a Hamas high-ranking official, and one top officer of the Israel army died Sunday in an Israeli incursion in the Gaza Strip Sunday. A routine sortie of Israeli Special Forces in Gaza to gather intelligence turned wrong after the Israeli squad, which intruded 3km inside the enclave, with a ‘civilian vehicle’ was […]

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

Yemen: Houthi information minister fled to Saudi Arabia; hostilities rising

The information minister of the Yemeni rival government led by Houthi rebels has defected the rebel camp and fled to Saudi Arabia, the Yemeni internationally recognized government has told Associated Press. Moammer al-Iryani, information minister in exiled President Mansour Hadi’s government, Saturday told Associated Press that his counterpart in the rebel-led administration, Salam Ali Gaber, […]

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

UAE: Branson replaced as Chairman of Virgin Hyperloop One

Sultan Ahmed bin Sulayem has been appointed new chairman of high tech venture, Virgin Hyperloop One, in replacement of British billionaire and investor Sir Richard Branson who threw in the towel last month. Bin Sulayem currently heads Dubai-based global marine terminal operator, DP World Group, as it Chairman and CEO. DP World Group is set […]

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

UAE: Alstom delivers first batch of Dubai metro carriages

French rail transport company Alstom has delivered the first batch of the 50 metro trains commissioned by the Dubai government. The Emirate’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) did not disclose the number of carriages it received over the weekend but said the delivery of the 50 will be completed by October 2019. ”The manufacturer, Alstom, […]

November 12th, 2018 | Posted in Gulf News,Headlines | Read More »

Libya’s eastern-based army chief invited to attend peace conference in Italy

Italy’s Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte has invited Libyan commander Khalifa Haftar to join a two-day conference in Italy, aimed at pushing forward a new UN plan to stabilize Libya. The Palermo Conference kick-starts Monday despite the absence of high-level attendees from the international community, such as France’s Macron, Russia’s Putin, America’s Trump or Germany’s Merkel. […]

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

King Mohammed VI’s Participation in Commemoration of WW-I Armistice, a Token of Commitment to World Peace

King Mohammed VI, accompanied by Crown Prince Moulay El Hassan, has joined some seventy Heads of State in Paris to commemorate the centenary of the Armistice of World War I signed on November 11, 1918. The Moroccan Sovereign’s participation in the Armistice commemoration ceremonies sends a strong message to the international community and brings back […]

November 11th, 2018 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Morocco’s King Joins World Leaders to Commemorate Centenary of WWI Armistice in Paris

King Mohammed VI of Morocco will take part on Sunday in Paris in the ceremonies marking the centennial of the armistice that ended World War I. The Sovereign will take part in the ceremonies at the invitation of President Emmanuel Macron of France, a statement by the Royal office said. Many world leaders, including US […]

November 10th, 2018 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

King Mohammed VI’s initiative for settling differences with Algeria welcomed in Arab World

The call launched by King Mohammed VI to neighboring Algeria for a direct, open and frank dialogue to settle the transient and objective differences hampering the development of relations between the two countries has triggered positive reactions worldwide and earned the Sovereign praise in Africa, Europe, the UN and in the Arab world. In a […]

November 9th, 2018 | Posted in Gulf News,Headlines,World News | Read More »

KSA: German shipyard suspends contract over ban on arm sales

German shipbuilder Luerssen has put on ice operations at its Peene shipyard after the German government put a ban on arm sales to Saudi Arabia in relation to the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Luerssen, a Germany-based private shipbuilding company, has been working since 2016 at its Peene workshop on Saudi Arabia’s orders for […]

November 9th, 2018 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

US grants Iraq waiver on electricity import from Iran

The US administration has given special permission to Iraq to continue importing energy from Iran despite fresh sanctions on Tehran and threats against countries wishing to continue trade with the Islamic regime. The US State Department’s representative on Iran, Brian Hook, Wednesday, told reporters that Washington is allowing Bagdad to continue relying on Iran for […]

November 9th, 2018 | Posted in Energy,Headlines | Read More »