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Egypt, KSA sign Cairo Declaration to boost cooperation and integration

Saudi Defense Minister Mohammed Bin Salman’s one-day visit to Cairo ended with the Egyptian presidency announcing the adoption of the “Cairo Declaration” that is geared towards strengthening cooperation and boosting military, economic and investment ties between the two countries. Under the six-point Declaration, the two counties are hoping to develop their military cooperation as part of efforts to […]

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Palestine: Unity government reshuffled, Hamas calls it coup d’état

The Palestinian Authority, on Thursday, announced that a long awaited reshuffle of the Palestinian cabinet had been agreed upon but Hamas rejected the move citing that it is illegitimate. Despite Hamas’s position, the new cabinet members are expected to be sworn at the Palestinian Presidential headquarters in Ramallah after the Friday prayers. Speculations about the […]

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Iran to receive updated complex S-300, Russian presidential adviser

Vladimir Kozhin, one of President Putin’s advisers on military matters, has revealed that the delivery of the S-300 missile system to Iran is being delayed by development plans to update the system. The revelations will raise eyebrows in Middle East and Gulf countries which had expressed concern when Moscow announced earlier this year that it […]

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Coalition reveals Yemeni plan

Brigadier General Ahmed Assiri, a spokesman of the Saudi-led coalition, has stated that President Hadi’s government would be willing to hold talks with the Houthi Movement to return to Sana’a but if the latter is reluctant, they will be forced out. He said the coalition is acting on a “step by step” basis to reinstall Hadi back […]

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Kuwait: Security authorities nab ISIL-linked militants

A group of ISIL militants preparing attacks had been arrested by the Kuwait authorities, KUNA state news agency reported on Thursday. As June 26 bombing crackdown continues, Kuwait security authorities nabbed in separate operations a network of ISIL militants who had reportedly fought in the ranks of the radical group in Syria and Iraq. The […]

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Education, a shield against ignorance, poverty, fanaticism (Moroccan King)

Morocco’s King Mohammed VI renewed his repeated calls for a deep reform of the educational system in his country, pointing out that the rehabilitation of education is crucial in achieving development and ensuring social openness and emancipation and most importantly, it is a shield against ignorance, poverty, fanaticism and reclusiveness. “The rehabilitation of education remains […]

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

Syria: New UN roadmap to revive talks between warring sides

UN envoy in the Syrian crisis laid out Wednesday a new plan based on four key points to end the four-year unprecedented civil war that has so far killed around a quarter million people. A third war-end plan was tabled Wednesday by the new mediator Staffan de Mistura who briefed the UN Security Council about […]

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Palestine: Hamas lawmakers revolt against PA

Hamas deputies in Gaza protested Wednesday against the Palestinian Authority over the arrest of Hamas members in the West Bank. Gaza ruling political and Islamist movement Hamas convened its lawmakers in an act of defiance to bash the internationally recognized Palestinian Authority based in the West Bank. Hamas deputies accuse the PA of cooperating with […]

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Iranian concerns spur Saudi, UAE military spending

The U.S. State Department has approved orders of Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates for military defensive missiles worth billions of dollars. Riyadh wants 600 Patriot Advanced Capability-3 (PAC-3) missile interceptors worth around $5.4 billion while the UAE opted for the AN/AAQ 24(V) Directional Infrared Countermeasures Systems (DIRCM) valued at $335 million. The ordering […]

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Turkey: The international community made Assad a problem, PM

As Turkey continues to strike ISIS’s position in Syria and Kurds in Iraq, Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu claimed that the Islamic State is a product of the West. The West often identifies itself as the international community in the global political arena and Davutoglu lamented that the “inactivity of the international community” when Assad lost his legitimacy […]

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