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Iraq warns U.S congress from dividing the country

The office of Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi has rejected a draft law in the U.S Congress that will consider the different armed groups fighting against the Islamic State in Iraq as different states. The Prime Minister’s office stated that such a move will encourage divisions in the country considering that “many victories have been […]

April 30th, 2015 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Iran not hasty for a deal

Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif said “no time deadline is sacrosanct” for the nuclear program talks during his address at the U.N global nuclear conference despite Tehran’s determination to meet the June 30 deadline for a final agreement. Speaking at the sidelines of the event, Zarif said Iran is expecting U.N sanctions to be lifted […]

April 30th, 2015 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Lebanon: World Bank planning to invest $1.2bn

The World Bank (WB) is planning to invest $300 million per year for the next four years in Lebanon but the political crisis in the country is stopping the bank’s board of directors from approving the decision. The newly appointed vice president for the WB MENA region Hafez Ghanem said the cooperation of the parliament […]

April 29th, 2015 | Posted in Finance,Headlines | Read More »

KSA: King reshuffles cabinet and names new crown prince

King Salman has reshuffled his cabinet for the second time with the first one dating back to last month. Compared to the first one, the King made major changes this time around signaling a shift at the top of the ruling Al Saud family away from princes. He also changed the crown prince he had […]

April 29th, 2015 | Posted in Gulf News,Headlines | Read More »

U.N Secretary General condemns Israel and Hamas after report

The report of the U.N inquiry that focused on ten incidents which took place during last year’s summer war between Hamas and Israel has been submitted but only a summary of it was released to the general public on Monday as the 207 page report is deemed private. The findings of the report were based […]

April 28th, 2015 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Syria: Arisha falls, Assad left with only Msaibin

A coalition of Islamist groups led by the Nusra Front have taken over the government’s military base at Qarmeed, reducing President Assad’s control over the Idlib province to only Msaibin where it has a military base. The fall of the city of Arisha is a blow to the regime in Damsacus because it has always […]

April 28th, 2015 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Yemen: Coalition’s only choice is Victory, Abu Dhabi

Air raids, naval shelling and ground fighting shook Yemen on Sunday in what could be described as the most widespread combat since the Saudi-led coalition started bombarding the Houthi movement and their allies. Yemeni capital Sana’a was targeted for the first time and residents of the city of Aden also stated that warships bombed an […]

April 27th, 2015 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Bahraini investors pumping millions in safe Iraq

Bahraini investors have set their eyes on Iraq despite the chaos in the country and its Ambassador to Iraq Salah Al Malki said the investments are in safe areas. Millions of dollars have been invested in projects and some are waiting for approval. Most of the investments are in Hotels, furnished apartments and other services […]

April 27th, 2015 | Posted in Gulf News,Headlines | Read More »

Togo’s Faure Gnassingbe Poised to be Re-Elected for Third Term

Togo’s incumbent President Faure Gnassingbe is poised to win the presidential elections held on Saturday and will thus run the country for another five years. Nearly 3.5 million voters went to the polls to elect their new President among the five candidates running for the top position, including incumbent President Gnassingbe. Gnassingbe, leader of the […]

April 26th, 2015 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

KSA: After bombings, political solution coming next

After three weeks of bombarding Houthi and pro-Saleh targets in Yemen, Saudi Arabia’s defense ministry announced that the military coalition that it is heading will halt its airstrike missions under Operation Decisive Storm and will begin Operation Restoring Hope which will be focused on political efforts to end the Yemeni crisis. Critics are claiming that […]

April 25th, 2015 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »