Arab world

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  • FM: Aden to be main Yemen airport

    Date: 2018-12-08 15:43:02 GMT - Sweden - Arab world - SN:46 - ID:7705436

    STOCKHOLM, Dec 8 (MENA) - Yemen's foreign minister on Saturday said that the government-controlled city of Aden will be home to the country's main airport, in the midst of talks to reopen the rebel-held international airport in the capital ....

  • Military cooperation deal to be inked between Pakistan, Kuwait: ambassador

    Date: 2018-12-08 09:54:30 GMT - Kuwait - Arab world - SN:17 - ID:7704684

    KUWAIT CITY, Dec 8 (MENA) – Pakistani Ambassador to Kuwait Ghulam Dastgir said preparations are underway for a military cooperation deal between Pakistan and Kuwait. In statements to Kuwait’s Al Anbaa newspaper, Dastgir said the deal is set to be ....

  • Al-Salami wins AP presidency by acclamation

    Date: 2018-12-08 09:38:37 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:16 - ID:7704636

    CAIRO, Dec 8 (MENA) - Saudi Arabia's Mishaal bin Fahm Al-Salami won the presidency of the Arab Parliament (AP) by acclamation. This is the second consecutive term for Al-Salami to hold the post. The AP session was chaired by the eldest ....

  • Omani sultan sends message to Saudi King ahead of GCC summit

    Date: 2018-12-08 09:37:53 GMT - Sultanate of Oman - Arab world - SN:15 - ID:7704629

    MUSCAT, Dec 8 (MENA) - Omani Sultan Qaboos bin Said sent a written message to Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud about bilateral relations as well as Oman’s participation in the 39th summit of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), to be held ....

  • Arab Parliament convenes to elect its new speaker, deputies

    Date: 2018-12-08 09:16:00 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:11 - ID:7704625

    CAIRO, Dec 8 (MENA) – The Arab Parliament’s session to elect its new speaker, his deputies and heads of committees kicked off Saturday at the Arab League's headquarters in Cairo. The winners will assume their posts for a two-year term as per the ....

  • Terrorist cell dismantled in Iraq's Hit

    Date: 2018-12-08 08:34:42 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:9 - ID:7704561

    BAGHDAD, Dec 8 (MENA) - The Military Intelligence Directorate said Saturday that a terrorist cell, which targets citizens and security forces in Iraqi city of Hit in western Ramadi, was dismantled. A force of the military intelligence dismantled ....

  • Kuwaiti Emir hails relations with Saudi Arabia

    Date: 2018-12-08 08:11:05 GMT - Kuwait - Arab world - SN:8 - ID:7704517

    KUWAIT CITY, Dec 8 (MENA) - Kuwait's Emir Sheikh Sabah al Ahmad al Jaber al Sabah hailed profound relations between his country and Saudi Arabia at the official and public levels. This came in the congratulatory cable sent by Sheikh Sabah to ....

  • National Media Authority chief to take part in ASBU meetings in Tunisia

    Date: 2018-12-07 23:28:14 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:56 - ID:7704381

    CAIRO, Dec 7 (MENA) - Chairman of the National Media Authority Hussein Zein will participate in the 38th ordinary session of the General Assembly of the Arab States Broadcasting Union (ASBU) and the 100th session of the union’s Executive Council ....

  • 3 terrorists killed, injured in Iraq's Saladin

    Date: 2018-12-07 17:34:00 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:49 - ID:7703943

    BAGHDAD, Dec 7 (MENA) - Three terrorists were killed and wounded in security raids in Iraq's Saladin governorate, Iraqi Security Media Center said in a statement on Friday. One terrorist was also arrested, the National Iraqi News Agency (NINA) ....

  • AL welcomes UN rejection of US-proposed resolution against Hamas

    Date: 2018-12-07 17:08:47 GMT - Egypt - Arab world - SN:45 - ID:7704064

    CAIRO, Dec 7 (MENA) - The Arab League welcomed the UN General Assembly's voting down of a US-proposed resolution to condemn Palestine's Hamas movement. The voting showed the world's support to the Palestinian cause, Arab League Assistant ....

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