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Russia to supply Iraq with arms in September

Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki said that Iraq will begin to receive its $4,2billion arms from Russia in September 2013, but didn’t give enough details. Among the first deliveries will be Mi-28NE Night Hunter helicopters and air defense systems. The prime minister said the deal “could protect the sovereignty of the state” after most of the […]

July 4th, 2013 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Syria: Interim government to end civil war

The Syrian civil war could be close to its end after the major allies of both parties, the United States and Russia, agreed that an interim government should be put in place no matter which side has the upper hand on the battleground. Details of their agreement are to be discussed in a peace conference […]

July 3rd, 2013 | Posted in Headlines | Read More »

Iran reinforces armory with EU alumina supply

Tehran has been importing high-grade refined alumina ore from European countries that are not included in EU’s sanctions but could be used in making armor parts and missile components. Although the latest US sanction effective this month include “raw or semi-finished metals,” Iran has acquired almost 4,000 metric tons of alumina between January 2012 and […]

July 3rd, 2013 | Posted in Headlines | Read More »

Bahrain wants a new start with Iran

Bahrain’s Foreign Minister, Sheikh Khalid bin Ahmed Al Khalifa, has said that they are willing to mend their relations with Iran if it abides by certain conditions. He made the remarks during a press conference after a Joint Ministerial Council Meeting between the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) and the European Union held at the Ritz-Carlton […]

July 2nd, 2013 | Posted in Gulf News,Headlines | Read More »

Israel will hold referendum on Palestine agreement

Shortly after talks with U.S secretary of state John Kerry, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told a weekly cabinet meeting that “any peace agreement with the Palestinians will be brought to a national referendum.” The meeting took place after secretary of state Kerry said that the meetings have been fruitful although he failed to bring […]

July 1st, 2013 | Posted in Headlines | Read More »