GCC ministers tackle opponents in solidarity with members

The meeting of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Ministerial Council ended in Riyadh with a statement dwelling on all the issues confronting the Middle East and North Africa. The six-member body also criticized some countries for their actions against the Read more

Iran: Lifting S-300 system ban necessary due to regional tension

Russia has lifted the delivery ban on S-300 missile air defense systems to Iran and Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said the voluntary and unilateral ban imposed by Moscow was no longer necessary after being introduced by former President Dmitry Medvedev Read more

Egypt and Jordan discuss defense and security challenges

King Abdullah’s visit to Egypt has ended with both states hoping to reinforce their bilateral cooperation. High on the agenda was terrorism and security related issues. A plan to build a natural gas pipeline from Iraq to Jordan that will Read more

Iraq appreciates Egyptian solidarity during hard times

Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry left Kuwait for Iraq after having bilateral discussions with his Kuwaiti counterpart, Sheikh Sabah Al-Khalid Al-Hamad Al-Sabah. He will be delivering a special message to Iraqi President Fuad Masum and also show solidarity to the government Read more

UAE Prime Minister’s three ingredients to defeat IS

The UAE vice-president and Prime Minister, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashed Al-Maktoum, pointed out that the world cannot extinguish the fires of fanaticism by force alone and that the approach to defeat the Islamic State must necessarily focus on three ingredients, Read more