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Libya: embattled ISIS kills two policemen at checkpoint

Armed men associated to the Islamic State group (ISIS) murdered two policemen at a checkpoint in the town of Al-Aqilah, in the eastern region, a security official told media Tuesday. Some armed men that security official Ahmed al-Gabiely believed linked to ISIS stormed the checkpoint manned by Al-Aqilah police and “slit a police officer’s throat” […]

July 25th, 2018 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Egypt: 13 suspected militants killed in shootout in Sinai

Egyptian news agency MENA announced Tuesday the killing in the Sinai city of al-Arish of 13 men, suspected being militants, amid the ongoing army and security forces’ operation to weed out the Islamic State group (ISIS). The men were killed in a gun battle with security forces who approached them in a house under construction […]

July 25th, 2018 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Morocco to receive €52.2 million under new fisheries deal with EU

Morocco will see returns from a fisheries deal with the EU rise to €52.2 as the two parties concluded negotiations for a new agreement Tuesday in Rabat. The new deal kept unchanged at 128 the number of vessels allowed to fish in Moroccan waters. The amount of the catch was also kept un-changed, the agriculture […]

July 24th, 2018 | Posted in Finance,Headlines,World News | Read More »

KSA: National soccer team warned against World Cup mistakes at Asian Cup in UAE

The Saudi national soccer team members have been warned against being ‘complacent’ at next January Asian Cup to take place in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) following their mediocre performance at 2018 World Cup in Russia, despite a win over Egypt in their last match. The warning, Arab News reports, came from the national team […]

July 24th, 2018 | Posted in Gulf News,Headlines | Read More »

Aviation: Emirates dismisses reports of investment in SAA

Dubai-based Emirates Airlines has not given a toss to rumors that it is planning to invest in South African Airways (SAA) after reports in South Africa said the two carriers had held talks through the United Arab Emirates (UAE) embassy in the African country. “Emirates continues to focus on its organic growth and strategic codeshare […]

July 24th, 2018 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Kuwait: Social media star Qattan sticks to controversial statements on Filipino house workers

Kuwaiti popular figure Sondo al-Qattan has refused to apologize to the public after she made comments castigating the country’s decision to provide better working conditions to Filipinas. The woman who is reckoned as an influencer in the Gulf country Monday bolstered her July 10 comments posted on Instagram where she attacked Kuwait’s new labor regulations […]

July 24th, 2018 | Posted in Gulf News,Headlines | Read More »

Bahrain: Bank Alkhair exits Turkey’s Alkhair Capital

Bank Alkhair has pulled out of Alkhair capital 10 years after getting 75 per cent of the Turkish investment firm. The Bahraini entity, according to Reuters, received approval to transfer its 95.79 per cent shareholding of Alkhair Capital to Ankara-based A1 Capital. Bank Alkhair acquired Alkhair Capital in 2007 after it bought 75 per cent […]

July 24th, 2018 | Posted in Finance,Headlines | Read More »

Germany: Özil puts end to international career over racist comment

German player and London-based Premier League team Arsenal’s star Mesut Özil announced Sunday he will no longer play for Germany after he was abused by racist comments following his meeting with Turkish leader Recep Tayyip Erdoğan in May in the British capital. “I am German when we win, but I am an immigrant when we […]

July 23rd, 2018 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Iran: Never threaten the United States again, Trump warns

US President Donald Trump Sunday warned Iran not to threaten the United States after Iranian President Hassan Rouhani also cautioned the Trump administration against a war with the Islamic Republic stressing it will be the ‘mother of all wars.’ “Never, ever threaten the United States again or you will suffer consequences the likes of which […]

July 23rd, 2018 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Egypt: Senior ISIS Sinai branch official killed

The Islamic State group (ISIS) in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula Sunday announced the loss of one its top figures as the army continues carrying out its February-launched operation seeking to crush out the militant group. The local leader was identified as Abu Jaafar al-Maqdesi on a poster-like mourning notice titled “Caravans of shuhada (martyrs)”, Reuters reports. […]

July 23rd, 2018 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »