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Morocco’s king announces package of economic, social measures

King Mohammed VI of Morocco announced Wednesday a package of economic and social measures to revive the economy, which has been hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic, and expand the social welfare system to include all Moroccans within the next five years. Addressing on Wednesday evening the Nation on the occasion of the 21st anniversary […]

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Kuwaiti citizens, residents allowed to travel to and from Gulf country from August 1

Kuwaitis and residents in the Gulf country can travel in and out from August 1, the government has announced. The decision however excludes residents hailing from Bangladesh, Philippines, India, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Iran, Nepal. The Gulf Arab country was the first country in the region, in March, to halt international commercial flights as part of […]

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Algeria: Labor minister fired

The Algerian President Wednesday fired labor minister Ahmed Chaouki Fouad Achek Youcef, reports say citing the office of the president. National Solidary Minister, Kaouther Krikou has been appointed as acting minister in replacement. The office did not provide reasons for the move. Youcef, 64, was appointed early January in the president’s first cabinet after his […]

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Libya: Saudi Arabia seeks to bring neighboring countries’ positions closer

The day after his exchanges, Monday, July 27, in Cairo, around the Libyan crisis, the head of the Saudi diplomacy went Tuesday to Algiers then Tunis before going to Rabat on Wednesday. The purpose of this surprise Saudi diplomatic tour in the Maghreb is not specified, but aims, according to several sources, to bring closer […]

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Israel detains four soldiers on alleged weapon deal with Palestinians

Israel has arrested four of its soldiers as part of an investigation into alleged deal involving weapons with Palestinian, reports say. The investigation launched several months ago indicates the suspects stationed at a military checkpoint located in the occupied Hebron Hills, south of Jerusalem, collaborated with Palestinian truck drivers and smuggled merchandise, stolen vehicles and […]

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Jordan repels Azerbaijan’s accusation of arms delivery to foe Armenia

Jordan Tuesday lambasted Azerbaijan following accusations that Amman has provided weaponry to Armenia amid border clashes between the two former Soviet republics. The Middle East country, Anadolu news agency reports, summoned Azerbaijan Ambassador Rasim Rzayev in protest. The move came a day after the kingdom’s envoy to Baku, Sami Abdullah Ghosheh, was summoned for scolding. […]

July 29th, 2020 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

ISIS attack leaves at least two Iraqi officers dead

At least two Iraqis were slain Tuesday in an attack by the Islamic State group (ISIS) in the west region of the country, Anadolu news agency reports. The attack which occurred in the Anbar province, according to the media office of the Iraqi Joint Operations Command of the Defense Ministry, killed Brig. Gen. Ahmed al-Lami, […]

July 29th, 2020 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Hezbollah rules out direction confrontation with Israel as tensions escalate

Lebanese powerful Shia movement Hezbollah Tuesday brushed aside possibility of war with Israel amid heated incident between the two sides in recent day. In an interview with Al-Mayadeen TV, Sheikh Naim Qassem, deputy leader of the Iran-backed movement said it is unlikely that both will head for an all-out war in the near future. “The […]

July 28th, 2020 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Kuwaiti Man arrested after slapping Egyptian expat worker

A Kuwaiti man has been arrested for slapping an Egyptian expat worker in the Gulf country where anti-expat sentiment is very becoming increasingly alarming. The man, The New Arab reports, was filmed slapping the Egyptian cashier on the face at least three times, as a woman tried to intervene to stop the assault. The Gulf […]

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Qatar expresses interest in hosting 2032 Olympic Games

Qatar Monday conveyed to International Olympic Committee (IOC) its interest to host the 2032 Olympic and Paralympic Games. The Olympic committee of the gas-rich country expressed its intentions in a letter of the IOC. “Today’s announcement marks the beginning of a meaningful dialogue with the IOC’s Future Host Commission to explore our interest further and […]

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