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KSA : OPEC can’t do it alone with its 30%, Saudi oil Minister  

Saudi Arabia’s oil minister Ali al-Naimi rejected claims that Riyadh is behind the drastic fall of oil prices as he stressed that it is the responsibility of all oil producing countries. OPEC decided not to cut production in November and Saudi Arabia was adamant on the point during the meeting but Naimi said OPEC only […]

March 24th, 2015 | Posted in Energy,Headlines | Read More »

Benomar to Security Council: Don’t take sides, support dialogue  

UN Security Council has been informed by Jamal Benomar special envoy to Yemen that neither the Houthi Movement nor government forces can take over the entire country. He explained the need for a “peaceful dialogue” in order to avoid a “protracted conflict in the vein of an Iraq-Libya-Syria combined scenario.” The Houthis have taken over […]

March 23rd, 2015 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Yemen: Presidential palace targeted as military base attacked  

Yemen’s presidential palace in Aden was targeted by a warplane shortly after clashes broke out between men led by renegade General Abdel Hafez Al Saqqaf and a local paramilitary group that backs President Hadi. The warplane missed the palace and a second attempt was repelled by anti-aircraft guns. The president has left for a safe […]

March 20th, 2015 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

UAE Military Satellites will be launched in 2018

The satellites currently built by Airbus Defense & Space Company and Thales Alenia Space for the United Arab Emirates military will be launched as of 2018 from the Guiana Space Center. The European Arianespace satellite launch company, which reported the news, said the 1st UAE military satellite will be put into the orbit by the […]

March 20th, 2015 | Posted in Gulf News,Headlines | Read More »

Palestine : Netanyahu has shown his true colors, PLO spokesman Abu Eid

Xavier Abu Eid, a spokesman for the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) has warned that Netanyahu’s victory could mark the beginning of discriminatory policies against Arab citizens of Israel and also the end of negotiations with Palestine considering the remarks made during the campaign. Netanyahu stated that a two-state solution with Palestine will never be agreed […]

March 19th, 2015 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Israel : Netanyahu wins and promises a strong government for all

Netanyahu will continue to be Israel’s Prime Minister after his Likud party defied opinion polls to win the elections but will need to join hands with other parties to form a coalition government. Opposition leader Isaac Herzog came out second and has accepted defeat but didn’t state whether he will be willing to be part […]

March 18th, 2015 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Oman Looks Forward to Expanding Tourism Industry

The Sultanate of Oman is busy working to diversify its economy which is still heavily depending on oil revenues by offering investors huge business opportunities in the tourism sector. More than 1.1 million tourist arrivals are expected in Oman this year, up by 3 percent on 2014, with tourism receipts reaching $2.24 billion, up by […]

March 17th, 2015 | Posted in Gulf News,Headlines | Read More »

Yemen: PM and Ministers released, Bahah calls for dialogue

The Houthi Movement has released Prime Minster Khaled Bahah and other cabinet ministers that were under house arrest since January. The Prime Minster announced his released on his Facebook page and described it as a gesture that was geared towards pushing the political process towards a positive direction. The Houthi movement and President Hadi are […]

March 17th, 2015 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Israel: “Indeed” there will be no to Palestinian state

With less than 24 hours before Israel’s parliamentary elections, the Likud party is trending behind the center-left Labor Party in the opinion polls and Netanyahu has delivered a last punch during an interview to turn over the situation stating that that Palestine will never be a state as long as he is Israel’s Prime Minster. […]

March 17th, 2015 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Syria: Kerry says Assad must be pressured to negotiate but…

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said that they together with their allies are putting pressure on Assad to get him to the negotiation table as he admits that “we have to negotiate in the end.” He said “various kinds” of pressure are needed to get him to the negotiation table “in the context of […]

March 16th, 2015 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »